3 1/2" MoW Heritage Honey Rosewood Sovereign Chess Pieces
3 1/2" MoW Heritage Honey Rosewood Sovereign Chess PiecesThe Mark of Westminster Heritage Collection features some of the finest heirloom quality chess men available today. These chess pieces are extremely well weighted and each set includes extra queens. These Staunton chess sets feature the finest hand carved detail possible as well as red leather bases. Each set includes a certificate of authenticity as well as the Mark of Westminster logo beneath each king.
This is the executive Honey Rosewood and Boxwood version of the Sovereign design, and is best suited for 1 3/4" - 2" chess boards.
The Sovereign chess pieces are an ideal choice for an impressive display piece. The knight on this chess set is actually a fully hand-carved bull shape as opposed to a traditional horse. The other chessmen are reminiscent of traditional Staunton design pieces with a simple classic elegance.
These chess pieces are Honey Rosewood and Boxwood, which can suit virtually any board color, however Teak and Walnut chess boards are most popular.
Honey Rosewood Chess Pieces are a soft, easy to work with light to medium brown wood. There is a fair amount of grain, and is an excellent choice if you want an inexpensive natural look.
Boxwood Chess Pieces are the near universal standard for 'white' chess pieces in hand-carved sets. It is a fairly easy wood to work with, and shows off good detail.