From the workshop of Italfama in Italy, this chess set blends metal and wood together for a unique and beautiful chess set. Pieces are made from brass and nickel plated zinc and have a decorative pattern engraved in the metal. The center sections are made from wood, natural and dark to help distinguish the sides. Pieces are lacquered to prevent tarnishing over time. This chess set will look lovely atop a beautiful wood chess board in your home.