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Whirling Dervishes Chess Set

Whirling Dervishes Chess Set

Inspired by Pre-Islamic mythical figures and cultural artefacts of the remote parts of Eastern Afghanistan, each piece is hand-carved and hand-painted to form the most individual chess set you could own. The twisting body of each figure is carefully carved to evoke the Sufi dance of whirling dervishes, thus converting your game of chess into a dance. The board and box are hand-carved and covered with individual hand-painted blocks, which with their Escher like effect add to the uniqueness of this work of art. Perfect for the art collectors and chess lovers, it is a conversation and display piece that adds the fun to this functional artwork. 



All Lazo Studio pieces are made to order and each is completely unique.


Our chass sets range from £3000- £5000 All our board games are unique. We never make the same exact board twice. The price quoted is a guide and is subject to change depending on individual specifications. Quoted prices exclude VAT and shipping costs. For UK sales a 20% VAT is applied. This piece can be designed and painted to client specification.


If you would like to commission a similar piece, then please contact us to discuss your requirements.

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