Mini African Bird Chess Set
Mini African Bird Chess Set
Mini African Bird Chess Set
Mini African Bird Chess Set
Mini African Bird Chess Set
Mini African Bird Chess Set
Mini African Bird Chess Set
Mini African Bird Chess Set
Mini African Bird Chess Set
Mini African Bird Chess Set
Mini African Bird Chess Set
Mini African Bird Chess Set

Mini African Bird Chess Set

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With a small footprint, bold, bright pieces, and an authentically African board design, this Mini African Bird Chess set makes a fabulous gift option for others or as a treat for yourself!

This gorgeous little chess set features some of southern Africa’s most well-known and loved birds, livening up any room! Revel in the flamboyant and dazzling tones and hues of the hand-cast and  painted poly-stone pieces. Admire the intricacy of the designs carved into both the chess set’s wooden board and poly-stone frame.

The miniature African bird chess set features the following playing pieces:

  • The King – Eagle
  • The Queen – Hornbill
  • The Bishop – Kingfisher
  • The Knight – Owl
  • The Rook – Francolin/ Guinea fowl (opposite sides)
  • The Pawn – Francolin (opposite sides) / Guinea fowl

The set’s chess pieces, board and inlay designs were carved by hand and then used to create molds which accurately reproduce them in poly-stone (a unique mixture of crushed stone and resin). They are then painted by hand in incredible detail by a team of exceptionally talented South African artists using high-quality Winsor and Newton oil paints. 

You can feel good knowing your purchase supports those South African artisans who produce these fine detailed sets. 

Specifications:

  • Board size: 10"
  • Square size: 1.563 (1 9/16")
  • King height: 2.375 ( 2 3/8")