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Heavy, rustic figures do battle on the chess field, conjured by Armando Ram'rez's limitless imagination. Combining art and functio...n, Ramirez sculpts each piece from automobile parts -- even the heads of the bishops are made of NGK and AC DELCO spark... read more

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$171.99

Like pre-Hispanic warriors, rustic figures do battle atop a pyramid. This wonderful creation is the work of Armando Ram rez. Queen...s are fashioned of screws and bearings, kings are cogwheels and metal scraps, while sparkplugs and other castoffs find a new life as sculpture. Combining art and function, Ram rez creates each piece from discarded automobile parts. read more

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$179.99

A tribal feud is set to take place over the stylized field of this spectacular leather chessboard. Vividly detailed, each brass pi...ece characterizes a Ghanaian warrior or neighbor. Francis Agbete celebrates his country's history through an admirable, handcrafted chess set. read more

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$119.99

Tribal warfare is set to take place over the checkered field of this spectacular leather chessboard. Vividly detailed, each brass ...piece characterizes a Ghanaian warrior or neighbor. Samuel and Francis Agbetey celebrate their country's history through an admirable, handcrafted chess set. read more

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$198.99

Mexico's Esther Rodriguez offers a modern version of a millenary game with the design of this chess set. In black and white, the b...oard and chess pieces are crafted by hand with fused glass techniques, creating an admirable illusion. Fused glass items may individual details resulting from the handcrafted procedures, rendering each piece unique. Includes two additional queen pieces. read more

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$118.00

The imaginative mind of Armando Ram rez transforms scrap metal into a sleek, black and silver chess set. Ramirez collects the left...over metal pieces off a die machine and shapes them into the pawns, horses, and parts of the kings, which also feature cogs from a car's electrical system. The queens are made from screws, cogs and bearings from a car's electrical system. The bishops are shaped from sparkplugs and the towers from cogwheels. The board is made from a metal sheet and features ornate iron wires and bendix caps taken from a car's electrical system. Please note it is the artist's intention not to give his sculptures a fine polished finish, therefore smudges and scratches may be present. read more

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$134.99

Tooled leather with traditional West African motifs is transformed into a handsome chessboard. From Samuel and Francis Agbetey, it... invites players to a peaceful battle on the playing field. The chess pieces are carved from sese wood in classic style. read more

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$249.99

Colonial knights and castles, kings, queens and pawns challenge one another in a chess match. Adorned with finely tooled leather, ...this extraordinary chess set is handcrafted by Peru's Wilfredo Rios. He works in mohena wood, similar in grain to mahogany. Drawers on either side are equipped with a lock and key to hold the chess pieces between games. read more

NOVICA
$211.49

Heavy, rustic figures do battle on the chess field, conjured by Armando Ram rez's limitless imagination. Combining art and functio...n, Ramirez sculpts each piece from automobile parts - even the heads of the bishops are made of NGK and AC DELCO spark plugs! One of the most creative chess sets on Novica, this work is perfect for the chess lover that likes a rustic aesthetic. The interior of the chess board makes a clanging sound from the moving of welded materials, and each of the pieces exhibits its own unique nature and finishing, depending on the auto part used. The knight, queen and king are particular favorites, finely tuned and sculpted, and the pawns made of heavy bolts and round dies have a small and sturdy presence. Enjoy! It is important to note that the finish is rustic, as intended by the artist. read more

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$319.99

Rustic medieval knights do battle on the chess field in this wonderful creation by Armando Ram rez. Combining art and function, he... sculpts each piece from discarded automobile parts and metal. Queens boast spark plugs and screws, kings are spark plugs and bearings. Gears, nuts and bolts, die-cut scraps, wire and sheet metal all play a role in this epic challenge. The artisan does not give his sculptures a fine polished finish, therefore smudges and scratches may be present. read more

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$259.99

Rustic figures do battle on the chess field in this wonderful creation by Armando Ram rez. Combining art and function, Ram rez scu...lpts each piece from discarded automobile parts. Pyramids, snakes and warriors bearing shields come to life through the artisan's passion for recycling. read more

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$19.99

Creatively using teakwood, Javanese artisans craft this entrancing puzzle that turns into a snake when solved. It features a rusti...c and natural look. Widanti of Java presents this hand carved puzzle that shows off the natural grain of teakwood and is sure to inspire awe. read more

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$69.99

The ancient strength of stone attests to the challenges faced by the chess fan. Sculpted of richly-veined black and rose marble, t...his extraordinary chess set brings a touch of luxury to the game. It is a design by the Sierra Family of Mexico. read more

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$17.99

Interlocking pieces of rain tree wood form a complete whole in this 3-dimensional puzzle game by Thailand's Waraporn Khamsuk. Hand...-carved from local rain tree wood, each small piece features grooves on the inside that allow it to fit with the others in exactly one way, proving an exciting challenge to finish. read more

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$267.99

Rustic figures do battle on the chess field in this wonderful creation by Armando Ram rez. Combining art and function, Ram rez scu...lpts each piece from discarded automobile parts with black metallic undertones. Pyramids, snakes and warriors bearing shields come to life through the artisan's passion for recycling. read more

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$17.59

Creatively using recycled teakwood, Widanti crafts this fun desk puzzle. Teakwood's natural grain and tonalities add to its beauty.... The challenge is to take it apart and then reassemble the cube. read more

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$187.99

Inticately-carved pieces of cempaka wood represent Balinese gods doing battle as chess pieces. This extraordinary set by Ketut San...di brings epic drama to the game. Handsome yet convenient handles allow easy transport. This is an inspiration to chess fans and beauty lovers in general. read more

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$709.99

Buddha and Kwam Im meet over the board of this impressive chess set, hand-carved with amazing dexterity by Ketut Sandi. Each piece..., carved with intricate and elegant detail, invites close inspection and admiration. Both table and set are made from Balinese kepelan wood and provide a timeless inspiration for expert and amateur alike. read more

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$105.49

The essential contrast of black and white sparks the elegant ambiance of this chess set. White onyx and black marble make a polish...ed expression of leisured dignity, as hand-carved pieces strike poses befitting of such a refined mental exercise. An exceptional gift for the chess aficionado, this set, handmade by the Sierra Family, ranks among our finest. As each piece is sculpted individually with natural stones, there may exist slight variations in the color and grain pattern of the stone. The dimension of the pieces may also vary slightly, up to +/- 1/8 in (+/-2.5 mm). read more

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$69.99

Starkly contrasting colors reflect the seriousness of the contests played on this handcrafted chess set. A sophisticated combinati...on of gray and black marble makes an elegant design. Carefully crafted by the Sierra family, this handsome game set typifies Mexican artistry. read more

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$79.99

The elegant beauty of marble stone provides an excellent venue for meeting a worthy challenger. Carved of rich marble in tones of ...beige and black, this luxurious chess set is designed by the Sierra Family of Mexico, taking great pride in the art of sculpture. read more

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$24.99

Handcrafted of raintree and rubberwood with a variety of geometric shapes, this enjoyable puzzle makes the perfect piece of home d...ecor, featuring the shape and look of a chessboard. Excellent as simple decoration as well as for play, the puzzle features a square shape with a removable lid for storing loose pieces in a tidy fashion. Thailand's Waraporn Khamsuk works with local artisans to create the puzzle. read more

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$132.39 $118.00

NOVICA, in association with National Geographic, works together with talented artisan designers around the world to produce stunni...ng, keepsake treasures. Our mantra is to spread global happiness, so rest assured - we’ll do everything we possibly can to ensure you’re a happy customer. About this item: The imaginative mind of Armando Ramírez transforms scrap metal into a sleek, black and silver chess set. Ramirez collects the leftover metal pieces off a die machine and shapes them into the pawns, horses, and parts of the kings, which also feature cogs from a car's electrical system. The queens are made from screws, cogs and bearings from a car's electrical system. The bishops are shaped from sparkplugs and the towers from cogwheels. The board is made from a metal sheet and features ornate iron wires and bendix caps taken from a car's electrical system. Please note it is the artist's intention not to give his sculptures a fine polished finish, therefore smudges and scratches may be present. - Components may vary slightly in size and form - Features a rustic, rugged finish About our Artist: Born in a Mexican town famed for its traditional artistry, Armando Ramirez dreamed of creating something new. 'As a child I enjoyed inventing toys, and soon yearned to create a unique style of art. Environmentally enamored, I now transform recycled goods. I began to craft figures from scrap and discarded mechanical parts, mostly from cars and bicycles. Thanks to the creativity that God gave me, today I have an enjoyable and better way of life.' read more

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$34.99

The excellent brain teaser to add to your home decor, this puzzle from India is presented by Arti Sharma, who works with local art...isans. They hand-carve a variety of geometric shapes from dark acacia wood, complete with a square of lighter haldu wood at the center. The goal of the game is to arrange all the pieces within the square frame to create a completed whole. read more

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$59.68

NOVICA, in association with National Geographic, works together with talented artisan designers around the world to produce stunni...ng, keepsake treasures. Our mantra is to spread global happiness, so rest assured - we’ll do everything we possibly can to ensure you’re a happy customer. About this item: Intricately carved from sheesham and kadam wood, chess pieces line up for battle. Dark and light tones define the opponents and playing fields. Khyali Ram craft this novel set in the shape of a circle, placing magnets beneath the board to hold the pieces in place. The board features a velvet lined drawer to store them when not in use. About our Artist: Khyali Ram says, 'After high school, I moved to Punjab where one of my brothers was working, and got a job in a handicraft enterprise. I had the opportunity to learn the various techniques for crafting chess sets. When the factory closed, I teamed up with my brother-in-law and we started a small workshop with money our family and relatives lent us. We specialize only in games and create a huge variety of them.' read more

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$39.99

The perfect home accessory for offering a cerebral challenge, this mini chess set from Mexico is presented by the Sierra Family. T...he artisans work with marble, diligently hand-carving each tile and chess piece to display natural hues of black and grey. The chess set's petite size makes it the perfect home accessory for any space. read more

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$259.99

Adorned with finely tooled leather, this fetching chess set is handcrafted by Peru's Wilfredo Rios. He works with rich mohena wood..., accentuated with embossed animal motifs in the style of the impressive geoliths found at Nazca. Drawers on either side offer space to hold the chess pieces between games. read more

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$58.70 $57.98

Kings and bishops, Knights, Pawns and Queens are ready to pack up and travel at a moment's notice. By rakesh pathak, this handsome... chess set contrasts the tones of sheehan wood and boxwood. Magnets hold the pieces on the board when playing. Between games, the board folds to hold the warriors in its velvet-lined interior. It is designed to look like a book. read more

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$39.99

The perfect home accessory for offering a cerebral challenge, this mini chess set from Mexico is presented by the Sierra Family. T...he artisans work with marble, diligently hand-carving each tile and chess piece to display natural hues of black and pink. The chess set's petite size makes it the perfect home accessory for any space. read more

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$117.99

Pass the time with fun and strategy with this handcrafted chess set. Created from contrasting acacia wood and pale kadam wood by I...ndia's Khyali Ram, the chessboard folds to become a velvet-lined box closes to store the playing pieces. read more

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$89.99 $80.99

The ancient strength of stone attests to the challenges faced by the chess fan. Sculpted of richly-veined black and rose marble, t...his extraordinary chess set brings a touch of luxury to the game. It is a design by the Sierra Family of Mexico.Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expectedColor: BlackDimension: 0.8" H x 13.75" W x 13.75" D read more

NOVICA
$118.00 $106.20

The imaginative mind of Armando Ram'rez transforms scrap metal into a sleek, black and silver chess set. Ramirez collects the left...over metal pieces off a die machine and shapes them into the pawns, horses, and parts of the kings, which also feature cogs from a car's electrical system. The queens are made from screws, cogs and bearings from a car's electrical system. The bishops are shaped from sparkplugs and the towers from cogwheels. The board is made from a metal sheet and features ornate iron wires and bendix caps taken from a car's electrical system. Please note it is the artist's intention not to give his sculptures a fine polished finish, therefore smudges and scratches may be present.Features a rustic, rugged finishComponents may vary slightly in size and formColor: MetallicDimension: 2" H x 11.75" W x 11.75" D read more

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$319.99 $287.99

Rustic medieval knights do battle on the chess field in this wonderful creation by Armando Ram'rez. Combining art and function, he... sculpts each piece from discarded automobile parts and metal. Queens boast spark plugs and screws, kings are spark plugs and bearings. Gears, nuts and bolts, die-cut scraps, wire and sheet metal all play a role in this epic challenge. The artisan does not give his sculptures a fine polished finish, therefore smudges and scratches may be present.Includes a spare queen per colorEach work is unique. Recycled parts will vary from piece to piece based on availability.Features a rustic, rugged finishColor: BlackDimension: 2.4" H x 26" Diam. read more

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$79.99

Richly veined marble adds a translucent contrast to deep rose marble and sleek black onyx. The three varied tones of natural stone... unite in a colorful table game by the Sierra Family. Beautiful and unusual, it makes a wonderful gift. The playing board is created from selected pieces of sectioned marble and onyx slabs. First they are cut with a diamond disk. At this stage, the disk is cooled with water so that the stone will not shatter. The design is then perfected with files before the pieces are polished to a glowing sheen. "For us, it is very important to give our clients the best in quality and originality, transforming stone into functional products - whether for diversion or decoration," Mireya Sierra tells us. Stone sculpting is a traditional regional handicraft, and the Sierras are famous for the skill and the quality of their work. Because each piece is sculpted individually, there may exist slight variations in the color and grain pattern of the stone. The set includes 60 colored glass marbles. read more

NOVICA
$39.99

The perfect home accessory for offering a cerebral challenge, this mini chess set from Mexico is presented by the Sierra Family. T...he artisans work with onyx and marble, diligently hand-carving each tile and chess piece to display natural hues of brown and ivory. The chess set's petite size makes it the perfect home accessory for any space. read more

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$59.99

Hand-carved of ivory-colored onyx and brown marble, this chess set adds a touch of tradition and flair to your home. The Sierra Fa...mily of Mexico diligently work to create this timeless game, featuring a board with a brown marble border and alternating onyx and marble spaces for an excellent contrast. read more

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$259.99 $233.99

Rustic figures do battle on the chess field in this wonderful creation by Armando Ram'rez. Combining art and function, Ram'rez scu...lpts each piece from discarded automobile parts. Pyramids, snakes and warriors bearing shields come to life through the artisan's passion for recycling.Features a rustic, rugged finishEach work is unique. Recycled parts will vary from piece to piece based on availability.Color: BrownDimension: 19.75" H x 19.75" W x 1.6" D read more

NOVICA
$71.99

NOVICA, in association with National Geographic, works together with talented artisan designers around the world to produce stunni...ng, keepsake treasures. Our mantra is to spread global happiness, so rest assured - we’ll do everything we possibly can to ensure you’re a happy customer. About this item: Richly veined marble adds a translucent contrast to deep rose marble and sleek black onyx. The three varied tones of natural stone unite in a colorful table game by the Sierra Family. Beautiful and unusual, it makes a wonderful gift. The playing board is created from selected pieces of sectioned marble and onyx slabs. First they are cut with a diamond disk. At this stage, the disk is cooled with water so that the stone will not shatter. The design is then perfected with files before the pieces are polished to a glowing sheen. "For us, it is very important to give our clients the best in quality and originality, transforming stone into functional products - whether for diversion or decoration," Mireya Sierra tells us. Stone sculpting is a traditional regional handicraft, and the Sierras are famous for the skill and the quality of their work. Because each piece is sculpted individually, there may exist slight variations in the color and grain pattern of the stone. The set includes 60 colored glass marbles. - Warning: Choking Hazard. Small parts -- not for children under 3 years. About our Artist: Odette Sierra of Mexico and her father, Edgar Sierra, opened their workshop 30 years ago. Submerged in this artistic heritage, the Sierras began crafting parquet tables in onyx and marble. The art of sculpting marble and onyx demands patience and virtue, both of which have been cultivated over time in the Sierra Family workshop. read more

NOVICA
$39.99

The perfect home accessory for offering a cerebral challenge, this mini chess set from Mexico is presented by the Sierra Family. T...he artisans work with onyx and marble, diligently hand-carving each tile and chess piece to display natural hues of black and ivory. The chess set's petite size makes it the perfect home accessory for any space. read more

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$269.99

The secret dream of every chess player has been shaped by the talented hands of Balinese artisans. Each piece, inspired in the myt...hological characters of the Indonesian pantheon, is a captivating assortment of details, while the table depicts a scene of paradise. Made of kepelan (magnolia) wood in the workshop of Ketut Sandi, this extraordinary set will be the field for fiercely fought rational battles. read more

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$79.99 $63.99

Richly veined marble adds a translucent contrast to deep rose marble and sleek black onyx. The three varied tones of natural stone... unite in a colorful table game by the Sierra Family. Beautiful and unusual, it makes a wonderful gift. The playing board is created from selected pieces of sectioned marble and onyx slabs. First they are cut with a diamond disk. At this stage, the disk is cooled with water so that the stone will not shatter. The design is then perfected with files before the pieces are polished to a glowing sheen. "For us, it is very important to give our clients the best in quality and originality, transforming stone into functional products - whether for diversion or decoration," Mireya Sierra tells us. Stone sculpting is a traditional regional handicraft, and the Sierras are famous for the skill and the quality of their work. Because each piece is sculpted individually, there may exist slight variations in the color and grain pattern of the stone. The set includes 60 colored glass marbles. read more

NOVICA
$211.49

Heavy, rustic figures do battle on the chess field, conjured by Armando Ramírez's limitless imagination. Combining art and functio...n, Ramirez sculpts each piece from automobile parts -- even the heads of the bishops are made of NGK and AC DELCO spark plugs! One of the most creative chess sets on Novica, this work is perfect for the chess lover that likes a rustic aesthetic. The interior of the chess board makes a clanging sound from the moving of welded materials, and each of the pieces exhibits its own unique nature and finishing, depending on the auto part used. The knight, queen and king are particular favorites, finely tuned and sculpted, and the pawns made of heavy bolts and round dies have a small and sturdy presence. Enjoy! It is important to note that the finish is rustic, as intended by the artist. read more

NOVICA
$79.99 $63.99

The elegant beauty of marble stone provides an excellent venue for meeting a worthy challenger. Carved of rich marble in tones of ...beige and black, this luxurious chess set is designed by the Sierra Family of Mexico, taking great pride in the art of sculpture. read more

NOVICA
$39.99 $31.99

The perfect home accessory for offering a cerebral challenge, this mini chess set from Mexico is presented by the Sierra Family. T...he artisans work with marble, diligently hand-carving each tile and chess piece to display natural hues of black and grey. The chess set's petite size makes it the perfect home accessory for any space. read more

NOVICA
$39.99 $31.99

The perfect home accessory for offering a cerebral challenge, this mini chess set from Mexico is presented by the Sierra Family. T...he artisans work with onyx and marble, diligently hand-carving each tile and chess piece to display natural hues of grey and ivory. The chess set's petite size makes it the perfect home accessory for any space. read more

NOVICA
$34.99 $27.99

The excellent brain teaser to add to your home decor, this puzzle from India is presented by Arti Sharma, who works with local art...isans. They hand-carve a variety of geometric shapes from dark acacia wood, complete with a square of lighter haldu wood at the center. The goal of the game is to arrange all the pieces within the square frame to create a completed whole. read more

NOVICA
$179.99 $143.99

A tribal feud is set to take place over the stylized field of this spectacular leather chessboard. Vividly detailed, each brass pi...ece characterizes a Ghanaian warrior or neighbor. Francis Agbete celebrates his country's history through an admirable, handcrafted chess set. read more

NOVICA
$249.99 $199.99

Colonial knights and castles, kings, queens and pawns challenge one another in a chess match. Adorned with finely tooled leather, ...this extraordinary chess set is handcrafted by Peru's Wilfredo Rios. He works in mohena wood, similar in grain to mahogany. Drawers on either side are equipped with a lock and key to hold the chess pieces between games. read more

NOVICA
$24.99 $19.99

Handcrafted of raintree and rubberwood with a variety of geometric shapes, this enjoyable puzzle makes the perfect piece of home d...ecor, featuring the shape and look of a chessboard. Excellent as simple decoration as well as for play, the puzzle features a square shape with a removable lid for storing loose pieces in a tidy fashion. Thailand's Waraporn Khamsuk works with local artisans to create the puzzle. read more

NOVICA
$709.99 $567.99

Buddha and Kwam Im meet over the board of this impressive chess set, hand-carved with amazing dexterity by Ketut Sandi. Each piece..., carved with intricate and elegant detail, invites close inspection and admiration. Both table and set are made from Balinese kepelan wood and provide a timeless inspiration for expert and amateur alike. read more