World’s most expensive Chess Set
We have earlier told you about the $36,000 Luxury Chess Set at Asprey’s in Tokyo. And, if you thought that was the priciest chess set of all then you have yet not heard of this $9.8 million (over £5 million) Jewel Royale Chess Set from Boodles, a British custom jewelry company. This exquisite chess set is constructed of gold and platinum and it is decorated with 73 rubies, 146 sapphires and no less than 748 diamonds. Each piece is made from 18 carat yellow gold and encrusted with precious stones. The king alone is worth more than £100,000. Apparently, there will be a limited number of replica sets selling for about $26,700.
The Royal Diamond Chess Set – $500,000
Charles Hollander previous chess sets includes the Royal Diamond Chess set created by renowned French artist and master of jewelry, Bernard Maquin, back in. This his is one of the most expensive chess sets in the world is entirely hand-made in 14 carat white gold and is set with approx. 9,900 black and white diamonds.
Thirty artisans spent more than 4500 hours creating this expensive chess set, using 1168.75 grams of 14 carat white gold, and diamonds, bringing weighing a total of 186.09 carats.