This chess set is made of crystal rock with emeralds and rubies on the top to distinguish white and black pieces, made in Turkey circa 16th-17th century, it is known as the The Topkapi Sarayi chess set.
In our new release, out today, you can change pieces to look like the animals they are supposed to represent in traditional games, esp. hunt games. Were the people of India inspired by stacked goats when they played Bagh Guti, one of the only traditional games to employ stacking? https://t.co/6ciQte9Ic7