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Our Isle of Lewis chess sets are a must-see for anyone who adores the classic personality of this traditional game. Since the first incarnation of the game was developed in the 6th century, the board and its pieces have evolved. Today a huge selection of unique themes and styles are offered, but yet some still long for designs that are rich in historic character and visual appeal.
This fascinating collection offers a stunning selection of basic chess sets that are exquisitely crafted to feature the charm and tradition of the original 12th century pieces discovered in the 1800s on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland. These amazing artifacts included a basic color scheme with excellent face and body detail. The originals were carved from walrus ivory, which produced that elegant coloration. Our Isle of Lewis chess sets feature a strong resin construction that is lighter as well as highly durable.
You will enjoy your game board and pieces for years thanks to this practical modern approach to recreating an international classic. We offer a diverse selection of unique game boards to complement your beautiful Isle of Lewis chess piece collection. One set features the rich wood grain finish of dark rosewood while another creates a dramatic contrast in pure ebony.
We also offer a gorgeous King Ebony and Birdseye version with a stunning maple veneer finish. Each board is functional so you can play anytime and still savor the classic look and detail showcased by each unique Isle of Lewis inspired piece!