Hand-Carved Wooden Chess Board Set

While many may recognize olives and olive oil as central elements in Italian culture, the magnificent olive wood is a lesser-known staple. Artisans in Umbria, Italy have been creating everything from furniture to cookware in this precious material since 1977. This magnificent chess set features beautiful natural striations and hand-carved details, turning a simple board game into a conversation piece for any room. No two are exactly alike. Handcrafted exclusively for Uno Alla Volta, from the heart and hands of the artisan. Dimensions- Board measures approximately 12.5 inches square.
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Handmade goods have cultural significance in almost every subculture and financial class. While the upper class may delight in the exclusivity of a handmade object, the working class may appreciate it for the time and effort that goes into its creation. No matter the reason, one thing is certain – Handmade goods connect us to one another. Crafting an item by hand allows an artist to put their heart and soul into their work, giving each individual piece character and making it truly one-of-a-kind. It also reminds us that our hands can do so much more than just operate machines - They can measure, sculpt, paint, and carve. Our artisans rely on their hands to not only bring their ideas to life, but to provide you with a treasure that is uniquely yours.