Add the flair of African tribal colours grandly worn by the Zulu and Xhosa tribes, as you commence on a spirited game of tactics and strategy that is adorned with the traditional attire of these two strong and determined clans.

All pieces in this unique chess set were sculptured in South Africa, produced from custom made, hand-designed molds, followed up with hours of the finest attention in hand-painted colouring, with a focus on intricate detail, to give authenticity to this Zulu/ Xhosa themed chess set. 

Each piece is hand cast in crushed stone and carefully painted with the best quality water and oil paints, with care and attention to authentic detail.

The materials used in these products comply with international standards, including the wood varnishes.

Xhosa chess pieces (light base - 20mm diameter))
King - Xkosa chief (height 75mm)
Queen - Matron (height 72mm)
Bishops - Sangomas (height 66mm)
Knights - Messengers (42mm)
Rooks - Waterpots (39mm)
Pawns - Shephards (height 40mm)

Zulu chess pieces (dark base - 20mm diameter))
King - Zulu chief (height 75mm)
Queen - Matron (height 72mm)
Bishops - Sangomas (height 66mm)
Knights - Messengers (42mm)
Rooks - Waterpots (39mm)
Pawns - Shephards (height 40mm)

Board size: 29cm x 29cm
Playing area: 24cm x24cm
Square size: 3cm x 3cm

Weight of set: 4kg

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