Above chess set is a part of Charles Hollander Collection, one of the most respected names in the diamond industry. Wanting to pay tribute to their family involvement in jewelry they came up with idea of creating awesome luxury one of a kind items.
“I happened to share my dreams of elite objects with my designer Ms. Stolarsky and Beauty Gems’ Bernard Maquin, he recalls. I had in mind a collection which would show off the sparks of our diamonds”.
It has been created by Renowed French artist Bernard Maquin, and dubbed the most expensive Diamond Chess Set in the world, with worth said to be over $500,000. To be precise, a total of 30 jewelers spent over 4,500 hours creating the royal collection, all handmade. They used approximately 9900 black and white diamonds weighing a total of 186 carats, 1168.75 gram of 14 carat white gold and 186.57 gram of silver.
Valued at over £5 million ($9.8m USD), this single chess set is one ofthe most expensive and exquisite chess board that ever been created.
Interestingly, there suppose to be be a limited number of replica sets selling for about $26,700 USD.
It is said that a book and film script adaptations featuring The Jewel Royale Chess Set, with the title of “Checkmate”, are being worked on by an un-known, award winning British writer, though its hard to find any information about it.
While being shown in top class jewellery exhibitions, the set has received praises from leading designers and jewellers. “I would call them the most glamorous pieces I have ever crafted”, says Mr. Maquin, who was coordinating the production of another chess board in Bangkok.
It is 1.2 kilograms of 18k solid gold, with a grand total of 4,874 diamonds, called the House of Solid Gold with estimated worth of $370,000.
Made from diamond encrusted 18k solid yellow and white gold, the chess set is almost beyond opulent.
The board is built from beautifully arranged some 4.874 black and yellow-golden diamonds that outline the checks on the board, weighing a total of 125.5 carats.
The ensemble is available in a Louis Vuitton case that is also hand-crafted
Chess is often called the game of kings, and with The House of Solid Gold Gold Chess set with diamonds, it is now fit for one as well.
Wrapping It Up
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