The Chess pieces are hand carved and hand turned by our master artisans to the highest quality standards ever seen in a Chess set. The design, quality and craftsmanship of this set is unmatched by any set of Chessmen in any price range. Nothing even comes close! hese Luxury Wooden Chess Pieces have been designed to withstand the rigors of practical play while maintaining an elegance which has become the hallmark of a House of Staunton chess set. House of Staunton is the manufacturer of the world's finest Chess sets, chess pieces and chess boards of all types and for all budgets. Our chess sets are crafted from a wide range of materials, including such luxurious materials as Ebony, Blood Rosewood, Amboyna Burl and 40,000 year-old Wooly Mammoth Ivory. We are confident that you will agree that the House of Staunton offers the finest chess sets and chess boards.