Berkeley Chess Ivory and Red Isle of Lewis Chess Pieces - Large

Superb Isle of Lewis chess set in classic colours of ivory and maroon red. Expertly made from a crushed marble resin these pieces have a substantial quality feel.  

Originally crafted from walrus ivory and whales teeth the iconic Isle of Lewis chess pieces were discovered near the Uig coast on the Isle of Lewis in 1831. It is thought they originated in Norway circa AD 1150. The characters include wild-eyed berserkers, knights on horseback and a stately king and queen sitting at their thrones.

We recommend matching this set with a board with 50mm squares. If you choose one of our recommended boards you can add an engraved plaque to make a memorable personalised gift.


  • King Height: 88mm
  • King Height: 42mm
*Chess board not included.
In Stock | Order by 2pm for Same Day Dispatch

In the heart of rural Somerset in the South West of England, Berkeley Chess apply traditional production techniques to painstakingly create beautiful replicas of original sculptures. Each piece is cast in a silicon mould and then hand polished to bring out the exquisite detail and then finished with a protective felt base. The skilled craftsmen at Berkeley Chess have produced two variants of these pieces, Victorian and Traditional, capturing the original detail and character.


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Order before 2pm weekdays for same day dispatch,  including engraved and embossed orders.


UK Orders:
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Next Day (£7.95): Next Day before 6pm.


International orders will be dispatched using our premium export partner Global-e. Any local taxes will be clearly displayed during checkout with the option to prepay.


Our Packaging:

All of our packaging is plastic free and can be recycled or composted at home. We still receive a number of products from our suppliers wrapped in plastic, which means you may receive some of this in your parcel. We are communicating with our suppliers to change this.


Free Returns

You can return non personalised products purchased from us for a no quibble refund using our free returns service within 90 days of receiving the item. On engraved orders we are so confident that you will be delighted with the quality of the engraving that if for any reason you are not completely satisfied we still offer our no quibble returns service.. Returns from outside the UK will need to pay return postage.


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