- Country of manufacturePakistan
- Board materialStone
- Material shapes/checkersStone
- Zia ur Rehman
Coral stone is a unique marble with thousands of 50 million years old fossils embedded within. Specimen visible in the stone vary in size from less than half an inch to over two inches long, while Red Onyx is formed by layered deposits of hydrated calcium carbonate from warm springs, or as stalagmites or stalactites in caves. It is found worldwide, including the United States, but the onyx fround in Pakistan is especially prized for its high quality and beautiful coloring. The word "ONYX" is derived from greek word meaning fingernail, because of its translucency. This semi precious stone is carved into various shapes and then polished by experts artisans in Pakistan. Red Onyx is also know as banded onyx because it is formed in layers. The color ranges from deep to light Maroon and brown veins.
Our skillful artisan has beautifully crafted each chess piece with special care and attention and make a stunning combination of Coral and Black marble to meet the taste of chess lovers. Every chess board has black velvet felt on its back side to protect the surface of furniture and is offered with the option to include a handcrafted decorative Velvet Storage Box OR as well Luxurious Leatherette Box.
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