"Camelot conjures up memories of a mythical, romantic city somewhere in England. A fantasy realm abounding with Arthurian Kings, dashing Knights atop graceful. spirited steeds with wildly flowing manes and flaring nostrils. Most scholars regard it as entirely fictional, its geography being perfect for romance writers. It has been commented that "Camelot, located no where in particular, can be anywhere". Now, you can enjoy your own piece of Camelot."
The House of Staunton is proud to offer another masterpiece - The Camelot Series Luxury Chessmen from our our exclusive Artisan Collection. In introduces an unparalleled degree of elegance and workmanship into your home. An inspirational modification to the vaunted Staunton design, these chessmen represent a new paradigm in chess set design As with all House of Staunton chessmen, the profiles of the individual chessmen are harmonious. The pieces are carefully weighted for consistency, their weights reflecting their relative value on the chessboard. The individual bases are beveled to create the illusion of floating. Each piece is heavily weighted, beautifully polished and cushioned on green baize base pads. These are qualities only found in House of Staunton chessmen.
The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with luxurious billiard cloth base pads on the other Chess pieces and a beautiful finish. As with all of our Chess sets, Camelot Series exemplifies a perfect combination of distinct beauty and functionality. It has been designed to withstand the rigors of practical play while maintaining an elegance which has become the hallmark of a House of Staunton chess set. The design, quality and craftsmanship of this set is UNMATCHED by any set of Chessmen in its price range. Nothing even comes close! The Chessmen are new and each set consists of 34 Chessmen, including four Queens, a standard that was introduced by The House of Staunton in 1993.
Our Original Manufacturer's Plaque
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Now Available From The House of Staunton
Included with the purchase of these Chessmen is our new Original Manufacturer's Plaque. Crafted from brass, these plaques feature the engraved production details of each individual Chess set, creating a beautiful, permanent record that is truly worthy of House of Staunton-brand Chessmen.
NOTE: The Camelot Series Luxury Chessmen ships with three King's finials, a graceful Eastern finial, a Maltese cross and a classical Forme