Camel bone is the most appropriate material to replace ivory in creating high-end unique chess pieces. The camel bone material is difficult to work with and the craftsmen have done a great job of creating unique chess pieces from bone. The detail in the carving of our camel chess pieces is nothing short of remarkable. Expect natural blemishes on the surface of each piece which truly shows that a real bone product has been used in creating these chess pieces. ChessBaron Canada offers several different designs. If you purchase a set then consider enhancing it with the camel bone chess board. Of course our wooden boards work as well!
King Height 3.75 inch. Base Diameter 1.4 inch.
This is a highly desirable luxury chess set. The detail in carving of the camel bone is nothing short of remarkable. The material is difficult to work with and the craftsmen have done a good job of creating something beautiful with the bone. Expect natural blemishes on the surface with camel bone which enhances the set as a real bone product with the authentic battle scars of life. (I wonder if I can get my bones used to create a beautiful bone chess set after I'm gone?). The set takes around two weeks to carve and finish completely and is a masterpiece of workmanship. Note the king (standing 3.75 inch tall) and queen for the detail in carving and marking. The Staunton style is retained with a flourish of artistry to produce an outstanding example of luxury chess sets. The knight is petite and appears delicate yet is robust and durable because of the material of camel bone. Now look at the rook. This nicely shows intricate detail from the base through to the top. The Kings Cross special is a luxury chess set to pass through the generations of your family. The board size for this luxury chess set should be 1.5 inch or a maximum of 1.75 inch squares.
King Height 4 inch.
The A-One design chess pieces are made from the finest camel bone found. Each piece is meticulously carved and unique in appearance. The king stands at almost 4 inches tall. All the pieces have a good weight to them due to the density of the bone martial used. When placed on our camel bone chess board the chess set really stands out. No wonder it's such a collectible material.
A camel bone chess set makes for a great conversation. Just imagine the process of each piece or how many sets can be made from a camel or how old is the bone etc. At ChessBaron Canada you can shop with confidence knowing that we sell quality chess sets.