Isle of Lewis Chessmen



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The Isle of Lewis chessmen show the strong cultural and political connections between the kingdoms of the British Isles and Scandinavia in the Middle Ages. The pieces are well weighted with a ratio of crushed marble and resin, and then finished with a felt underlay. Each set is stained in Russet (a contemporary brown) and then further stained to add an antique effect. This results in an aged beautiful set that is eye catching and really stands out.

Read more about the history of this chess set here.

  • Manufacture: Berkeley Chess (made in the UK)
  • Material: Crushed marble & resin; felt underlay
  • Measurements: King Height 3.5″ (8.8cm). King Dia 1.75″ (4.5cm). King Weight 110g (4oz)
  • Includes a printed sheet with chess set history & manufacture
  • Chess board not included