Chess is perhaps the world’s most popular and respected strategy board games, as it is played by millions of people worldwide, whether we’re talking about professionals or amateurs. Easy to learn but deceptively complex, the game most likely originated in India before the 7th century, as it shares some similarities with the Indian game named chaturanga.
What we’re about to present is undoubtedly one of the most luxurious and beautiful chess sets in the world, and it boasts a price tag that matches its uniqueness. The world’s elite will have to pay $370,000 in order to buy this masterpiece, which flaunts 18k solid yellow and white gold pieces while the board was also created using the same material combination. Each piece of created entirely by hand by thirty artisans across 4,500 hours of hard work. That’s a lot!
Dubbed House of Solid Gold, the set comprises 4,874 black and yellow-golden diamonds, which add up to a total of 125,50 carats. The set’s glistening look was achieved using 2.64 pounds of 18k solid gold, and the package also includes a Louis Vuitton handcrafted case.