Carved from ethically sourced camel bone.
Based on ancient eastern motifs.
Ornamental and practical.
Elegant 4" (102 mm) king.
Weighted and felted.
Ideal for an 18" (45 cm) board.
These pieces are profoundly original and are a chess collection rarely seen anywhere in the world. It is important first to note that these Barley Corn Carved Camel Bone Chess Pieces come from an ethical source where the animals have died from natural causes. The design of each piece is based on ancient eastern motifs, adding to the adventurous, almost mythological feel of the series. There is also an undoubtedly regal characteristic within the set, illustrated best by the tall, elegant 4 inch king.
In fact, the king can be made smaller by unscrewing the top half, revealing a small space to fill with precious items. There is no question that this set, with its eye-catching looks, is as ornamental as it is practical. What is less obvious, perhaps, is that they are robust, heavy pieces because of the excellent material they are created from.
We have some wonderful boards that complement this set and recommend you purchase one of at least 18 inches (45 cm).
King Height: 4 inches (10.16 cm)King Base Diameter: 1.3 inches (3.3 cm)King Weight: 55.8 gramsPawn Height: 1.9 inches (4.83 cm)Pawn Weight: 11.5 gramsPawn Base Diameter: 0.8 inches (2.03 cm)Weight: 0.7 kgMaterials: Camel Bone