Sicilian Rosewood and Briarwood Luxury Set

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A beautiful chess set combination of contrasting woods. The board is handcrafted in Italy, made from the finest briarwood and elm veneers. Finished with an extra thick layer of satin lacquer. The briarwood burl has stunning depth of grain with really seductive patterning that holds various shades of colour. Rich yellows follow dark reds, follow nutty red browns. The inlaid veneer squares are lined with an stunning strip of ebony that sections of the playing area from the edge. The board features a lacquered wooden veneer and has felting pads to protect surfaces underneath.

The Sicilian series chessmen are a fantastic interpretation of the Staunton design. They have been carved by one of the world's finest chess artisans from graded rosewood and boxwood, each piece in this stunning combination is double weighted. There has been no compromise in the design or manufacture of these fine Staunton chess pieces.