The Zhiva Chess Set, Hand crafted d Wooden Chess Pieces
and Chess Board with Chess Piece Storage
- This unique, hand crafted and exotic chess set is hand carved in the Carpathian mountains of Europe
- se handsomely designed sturdy chess pieces are made of Hornbeam and Beech. The chess board is crafted from Beech and Birch wood.
- The chess pieces have been carefully crafted, sightly weighted and equipped with felt pads on the bottom
- The King is a 2.55 inches tall. The chess board is 12.25 x 12.25 inches and decorated on the borders for display at home or in the office.
- The interior of the storage compartment is lined with red felt and has individual slots for each chess piece
The Zhiva Chess Set, Handcrafted d Wooden Chess Pieces and Chess Board with Chess Piece Storage
High in the mystic Carpathian Mountains of Europe, home of the Dragon and the vampire myth, you will find artisans that draw deep from a wellspring of history dating back centuries, honoring the finest traditions in wood carving. This chess set is named after the the mythological deity Zhiva, the God of Life.
Affordable European Excellence
ChessCentral is proud to offer the Zhiva, a unique wooden chess set that includes chess pieces, chess board which folds for chess piece storage. . This graceful and handsomely designed chess set ise made of Hornbeam and Sycamore, both woods that are found in the forests of Europe. Hornbeam (sometimes known as Ironwood) is mostly white and used for intricate and decorative carvings. Sycamore offers a dark brown, smooth textured wood, perfect for the dark pieces. These woods, coupled with the craftsmanship of the Carpathian artisans, make for some of the finest moderately priced chess sets available in the marketplace today.
The Light Chess Pieces
The Light pieces are made of Hornbeam, a wood that is found in the forests of Europe. Hornbeam (sometimes known as Ironwood) is mostly white and used for intricate and decorative carvings. There are no lead weights in these pieces - they are solid wood! King height: 2.55 inches.
The Dark Chess Pieces
The Dark pieces are crafted from Sycamore which offers a dark brown, smooth textured wood. This wood, coupled with the craftsmanship of the Carpathian artisans, makes for some of the finest moderately priced chess sets available in the marketplace today.
Intricate and Decorative Carvings along Chess Board Edge
sThe interior of the chess board piece storage area is lined with red velvet like material. Giving the Zhiva an over-the-top look and feel.
The Lay Flat Chess Board
The chess board is made of Birch and Beech. The chess board lays flat and is 12.5 x 12.5 inches. When folded in the center to store your chess pieces, it is 12.5" x 6.25" with a 2.5" depth.