Wood chess set, ‘Love of the Game’ – India Fair Trade Wood Chess Set Game

  • List Price: $55.95
  • Sale Price: $37.49
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Feature

  • Authentic: an original NOVICA fair trade product in association with National Geographic.
  • Certified: comes with an official NOVICA Story Card certifying quality & authenticity.
  • NOVICA works with Khyali Ram (India) to craft this item.
  • Exceptional Quality: crafted with care to be treasured as a keepsake for many years to come.
  • Product info: Sheesham wood and kadam wood, brass latch and hinges

Product Description

NOVICA, in association with National Geographic, works together with talented artisan designers around the world to produce stunning, keepsake treasures. Our mantra is to spread global happiness, so rest assured - we'll do everything we possibly can to ensure you're a happy customer.
  • Wood grain and color can vary slightly


About our Artist: Hi, I am Khyali Ram and I was born and brought up in the Churu district of Rajasthan. We are a big family of six brothers and one sister. So it was great fun growing up together. I studied until the 10th Standard and moved to Punjab in 1980 in search of a job. One of my elder brothers was working there. I got a job in a handicraft enterprise that dealt in decorative items and games of all kinds. While working there, I had the opportunity to learn the various techniques for crafting chess sets. In 1984, a riot broke out in Punjab and I had to go back to my hometown. But when the situation got back to normal, I returned to my job Punjab where I worked until 1987. My boss offered to let me continue my job in Delhi, where I worked until 1992 when that office was closed. By then, I was quite an expert so I teamed up with my brother-in-law and together we started a small workshop with money our family and relatives lent us. Initially, we made chess sets and sold them in the local market. Then a client ordered 100 sets. This was our first big sale. Over the years, our workshop has continued to grow. We specialize only in games and create a huge variety of them. Now through Novica, my name will go along with our designs, and for that I am really thrilled. Thank you for making this possible....

Product Detail

  • Product Dimensions: 7.75 x 7.75 x 1.8 inches;
  • ASIN: B00A0MW57O
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