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A one-of-a-kind
chess set inspired by the Crusades

There is only one such piece in the world.


The Crusades-inspired chess set is a testament to craftsmanship and historical storytelling. Each piece is meticulously hand-made by jewelry masters using wood and solid gold, ensuring a unique and exquisite design.


The set features accurate visual representations of Richard the Lionheart, Salah ad-Din Yusuf ibn Ayyub, and their warriors, bringing the epic battles of the Crusades to life on the chessboard. With its stunning table and intricately crafted figurines, this chess set is not only a game but also a centerpiece for gathering with loved ones.


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Respect and partnership showcased in a game

of chess inspired the master to create this chess set


The topic for the figurines was carefully selected with a purpose in mind. The captivating story of Richard the Lionheart and Saladin unfolds as a tale of two formidable leaders who, despite being fierce rivals on the battlefield, shared a deep and profound respect for one another.

This narrative draws parallels to the strategic nature of chess, where players meticulously plan their moves to outwit their opponents, yet maintain a genuine friendship and partnership off the board.

By showcasing these historical figures as chess figurines, the jeweler aimed to capture the essence of their complex relationship.


Strategic Friendship


About the creator


The EDGAR GRIG brand was founded in 2008 by second-generation jeweler Edgar Grigoryan in Prague. Edgar acquired the art of goldsmithing from his father, who passed on to him all the traditions, secrets, knowledge, and love for gems and metals.

The brand is known for its fine jewelry. This chess set is a unique piece that combines over 20 years of experience, impeccable craftsmanship, and inspiration, waiting to be an addition to the chess lover's home or office.


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