Indian Rose wood is dark brown in color and has beautiful grain which makes it perfect for making chess pieces and boards. Rose wood chess pieces are more sought after because of its dark color and unique grain pattern which gives a unique identity to the pieces. Rosewood pieces pairs well with most chess boards that are either very dark or have reddish colors.
Ebony also known as “fruit of the Gods” wood and is a jet black wood which has no variation in color. Sometimes Dark brown shades or a little grain is visible onto the chess pieces or board. This wood is quite dense thus no need of filters & with artisan minor effort it finishes to a beautiful gleam. Ebony wood chess pieces are pleasure to touch & feel. It would be difficult to find a more sumptuous wood than ebony wood for the dark side chess pieces. The texture of the ebony wood is fine and a true pleasure to hold. The deep luster and total blackness of the ebony wood is exceptional.
Sheesham wood is the second most popular wood in the world after teak wood. From mild to rich color grain is visible onto chess pieces or board. Structure of the sheesham wood is irregular which is very stunning in appearance. With the use of buff polish the surface of the board & pieces can be polished to a fine finish. The main ability of this wood is its timber which is way too stronger than any another wood thus maintaining its shape during handling and construction.
Box wood color tends to be an off white yellow and is appropriate for turning and curves. Sometimes tears or cracks can occur during the manufacturing process. The main ability of this wood is to hold the details in carving and that’s the reason why chess pieces crafted in box wood are beautifully carved. Box wood chess pieces are very high in luster. Boxwood chess pieces are excellent choice for white chess pieces. Boxwood is traditionally used for white side. It is one of the fairly easy woods to work with, and shows off aesthetic detail.
"Stained Crimson" is a stained version of Boxwood. Stained Crimson chess pieces are carved from boxwood and then buff polished, giving you the stunning look. The affordable cost and rich look makes this color one of the most popular chessmen in our Dubrovnik collection.
Bud rose wood is more expensive and rare type of rosewood. It has a wine-red deep color interlaced with orange grains. The chess sets made from the bud rosewood also have a unique natural look. Because of it's rarity, bud rose wood chess pieces are the primary choice of many chess enthusiasts.
This chess set was designed without any religious symbols, without the king crown.
All queens have 9 cuts in their crowns. The set comes with free extra queens for effortless pawn promotion.
Interestingly bishops have no mitre cut and are uniquely stylized to allow the set to truly stand out.
The knights are well-crafted and represent the highest grade of knight carving skills that our Indian artisans have to offer. The carving of the knight is quite spectacular, look closely at the details around the mane.
There are 5 cuts in the turrets of the rook, depicting 5 regions of Croatia.
The shape of turned pawns is guided by metal profiles and so all turned pawns are identical. The height of pawn is 1.8" with a base diameter of 1.2".