Luxury Chess Pieces

Luxury Chess Pieces for Sale

Luxury Chess Pieces are defined using many factors, including but not limited to the wood used to make the chess pieces, the intricacies of the design, and especially so in the time, it takes to create the chess pieces, the knights for example, as these are the most time-consuming in the hand carving of Luxury Chess Pieces. 

A selection of sublime Staunton luxury chess pieces. Our luxury chess pieces are completely hand-carved and turned and scrutinized at every stage of production to ensure the end result is nothing short of sheer quality. Our chess pieces carry a 3-year guarantee, therefore, investing in an Official Staunton™ chess set is certainly the right move!   

Haflinger Series Padouk and Boxwood Chess Pieces - Official Staunton™
Sale

Haflinger Series Padouk and Boxwood Chess Pieces

£299.00 GBP

The sheer elegance of this stunning hand-carved set of luxury chess pieces is sure to be a conversation point with guests or indeed the perfect dec...

View full details
£299.00 GBP
Sale
J.H. 4.6 Inch Blackburne Boxwood & Ebony Chessmen - Official Staunton™
Sale

J.H. 4.6 Inch Blackburne Boxwood & Ebony Chessmen

£299.45 GBP

SUBLIME HAND CARVED LUXURY CHESS PIECES A striking and distinct set of chess pieces who's name is attributed to the chess master Joseph Henry Black...

View full details
£299.45 GBP
Sale
King Arthur Ebony & Boxwood Chess Set in Presentation Case - Official Staunton™
Sale

King Arthur Ebony & Boxwood Chess Set in Presentation Case

£699.00 GBP

Legendary British Hero King Arthur, who defended Britain from Saxon invader early 6th Century, is the inspiration for this equally legendary Che...

View full details
£699.00 GBP
Sale
King Charles Ebony & Boxwood Chessmen - Official Staunton™
Sale

King Charles Ebony & Boxwood Chessmen

£249.00 GBP

The King Charles Series Wood Chess Pieces is one of those sets you'll treasure for the rest of your life. The majestic king proudly stands 4 .25...

View full details
£249.00 GBP
Sale
King Charles Padauk & Boxwood Chessmen - Official Staunton™
Sale

King Charles Padauk & Boxwood Chessmen

£249.00 GBP

The King Charles Series Wood Chess Pieces is one of those sets you'll treasure for the rest of your life. The majestic king proudly stands 4 .25...

View full details
£249.00 GBP
Sale
Mark Antony Ebony & Boxwood Chess Pieces in Presentation Case - Official Staunton™
Sale

Mark Antony Ebony & Boxwood Chess Pieces in Presentation Case

£599.00 GBP

Marcus Antonius (83 BC- 30 BC), known in English as Mark Antony or Anthony The inspiration for this unique Chess-set came from a hero of Italian hi...

View full details
£599.00 GBP
Sale
Mark Antony Limited Edition Sandalwood Chess Pieces and Case - Official Staunton™
Sale

Mark Antony Limited Edition Sandalwood Chess Pieces and Case

£1,499.95 GBP

  Limited Edition - Sandalwood is no longer available as a source of handicraft carving. This is the last set available Worldwide in this configu...

View full details
£1,499.95 GBP
Sale
Marshall Edition 4.4" Reproduction Ebony Chess Set - Official Staunton™
Sale

Marshall Edition 4.4" Reproduction Ebony Chess Set

£199.00 GBP

A very attractive set with beautifully carved Marshall Knights with drilled out pupils. The King stands 4-1/4″ tall with a 2.00″ diameter base. The...

View full details
£199.00 GBP
Sale

Luxury Chess Pieces are defined using many factors, including but not limited to the wood used to make the chess pieces, the intricacies of the design, and especially so in the time, it takes to create the chess pieces, the knights for example, as these are the most time-consuming in the hand carving of Luxury Chess Pieces. 

A selection of sublime Staunton luxury chess pieces. Our luxury chess pieces are completely hand-carved and turned and scrutinized at every stage of production to ensure the end result is nothing short of sheer quality. Our chess pieces carry a 3-year guarantee, therefore, investing in an Official Staunton™ chess set is certainly the right move!   

What sets our chessmen aside? We have been working with the same manufacturers for over 20 years, the oldest and most respected of all and it is this reason we are so successful in our procurement and sales of high-end quality Staunton chess sets. We hope you enjoy our collection

Whether you are going to a wedding, a birthday party, or a corporate meeting, a luxury chess set is perfect for your occasion. The elegance and quality of a wooden chess set reflect both the elegance and sophistication of the company to which it belongs. Most individuals, when setting out on a shopping spree, will carry a piece of furniture with them from one store to another until they have selected a quality piece of furniture, a piece that is tailored to their needs.

Luxury Chess SetWhat type of style do you think a luxury chess set should portray? Perhaps it will look more classic in a restaurant setting. A traditional style luxury chess set, containing a round board, solid wood pieces, a two-piece set of matching pieces, and a back piece, would likely look more at home in a traditional restaurant setting. The individual pieces would be much smaller than those used in a dining room and the font used would be white, light-coloured or even a lighter shade of red and black.

 

In a business setting, a luxury chess set will often be the centrepiece of the event. This is because it shows professionalism and class. A game of luxury chess set in a business setting would most likely be of heavier construction than the same style piece used in a dinner setting. Instead of wood, a luxury chess set would be constructed from metal, leather, or other durable material.

Metal is preferred because it is light and attractive, and leather is often used in conjunction with it because of its texture. There are many different styles of luxury chess sets available, but one style that has remained true is the piece and jacket set. These sets consist of a metal back-piece with either solid wood pieces or soft, brightly coloured pieces, while the single-piece chess piece is the keystone of the set. Many luxury chess sets are made up of different colours of wood to fit any style or occasion, but when it comes to style, it can be difficult to find a wood board that does not have a white background.

 

White boards may seem to be the only colour on which the conversational pieces are required to have a white background, but this is not always the case. The board may be either white or the neutral shade of grey or blue, yet one of the conversational pieces may be made from either a piece of wood or an ornament. In this way, the luxury chess set not only accentuates the style of the dining room but also highlights the business meeting, dinner party or business meeting. Some antique and ornate vintage chess pieces have been found in the past in the most prominent business establishments in the world. They were probably purchased by some of the wealthy men in Europe and the United States to commemorate or celebrate a special occasion. Today, if the home decor is a little more formal, then it may be necessary to use a black or other neutral board to match.

Style is a very important factor when it comes to selecting a luxury chess set. It must reflect the elegance of the interior decor and also the style of the business or organisation where it will be used. Chess sets are usually crafted from wood. There are many different styles of wood, each having a different appearance and ability to take different finishes. Most individuals who are shopping for a luxury chess set should purchase a board of the same wood and style as the one to which it will be used in order to ensure that the board will complement the overall style of the organisation.

In recent years, pieces of furniture have been improved and refined, adding elegance to any room, as well as contributing to a stronger sense of style. People have been drawn to the elegance of items like leather sofas, for example, or antique couches and chairs that are crafted from exotic woods like mahogany.

Reasons to buy Luxury Chess Pieces

 

The appeal of classy chess pieces is also due in part to the fact that these pieces are very luxurious. Chess sets were traditionally very expensive and were the choice of kings and queens in ancient times. Chess pieces were typically more ornate and involved intricate, hand-carved designs.

 

The lavish look of chess pieces is not lost on modern people. Those who like luxury items, enjoy being enlivened by the look of exotic woods and skilled craftsmanship that are a part of the charm of chess sets. One reason why classy pieces of furniture are popular is that people think that these pieces are eye-catching. Ornate pieces of furniture such as dining chairs and tables seem to reflect a strong sense of style.

 

Types of Wood Used to Make Chess Pieces

Chess pieces are made out of a variety of woods. The first type is 'boxwood'. It is classified as a hardwood wood and is made of a cell structure similar to that of maple.

Types of wood used to make chess pieces

 

Boxwood is often used to make boxes, as well as furniture. The price of boxwood varies, based on where it is harvested and the quality of the wood. It is normally more expensive than rosewood or ebony wood.

 

Rosewood is the second type of wood used to make chess pieces. It is made by grinding rosewood bark into strips and drying them in the sun, similar to how it is done with Boxwood. Because of its deep, warm tone, it is most often used to make an acoustic guitar.

Ebony wood is also a type of wood used to make chess pieces. This type of wood is not as common as rosewood, as it is considered a rare species. Ebony can be expensive species, as it grows only in West Africa. Most pieces are made from red cedar, a type of wood used for doors and fences.

'Ebony' is actually an old name for Rosewood. Rosewood is considered 'real' ebony; it does not have any real equivalent in the category of synthetic ebony. Ebony was believed to cure everything from epilepsy to insanity, but today, Rosewood is known for its white colour.

Rosewood is one of the hardest and strongest species of wood. However, its deep, warm tone makes it unsuitable for making chess pieces. In fact, its sound almost cancels out the elegance of the pieces. To compensate for this, many manufacturers of chess sets are now using a white finish on their pieces.

Rosewood is used to make either an exquisite Indian chess set or a uniquely modern chess set. Most people prefer it for Indian sets because of its fine grain and exotic smell. Rosewood has a very unique and beautiful appearance, making it stand out against other similar woods such as ebony. The combination of its depth and soft tone makes it a popular choice for chess pieces.

The last type of wood used to make chess pieces is Acacia. Acacia has its own unique tone that makes it a perfect wood for making chess pieces. The cost of Acacia, however, is greatly affected by the weather and geographic location of the wood. Even then, most pieces are still handcrafted from Acacia, a natural wood that is often used for furniture and costume jewellery.

  

 

You recently viewed

Clear recently viewed