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Onyx Chess Sets

Updated on July 16, 2011

Onyx Chess Sets

Onyx chess sets are truly beautiful and are very good chess sets to have on display due to their natural beauty. Onyx is a natural semi precious stone which comes in many colours and combined with marble these chess sets look really amazing.

Due to their amazing qualities onyx and marble chess sets are more expensive than just plain wooden or plastic chess sets but they are also a lot more beautiful and are a real delight to play with. In most onyx chess sets you will actually be able to see fossils in the board and adults will find themselves wanting to play chess on these chess sets.  In this article, I will show you some of the very best and most beautiful onyx and marble chess sets available to buy as well as some lovely pictures of them.  

12" Fossil Marble and Red Onyx Chess Set - beautiful
12" Fossil Marble and Red Onyx Chess Set - beautiful | Source

12" Fossil Marble and Red Onyx Chess Set Staunton Style

This 12 inch chess set features a wonderful marble chess board which you can actually see real fossils in and red onyx Staunton style chess pieces. The set looks beautiful and makes a great gift for any chess fans whether a beginner or a professional. This Marble and Red Onyx chess set also comes in a lovely free blue velvet gift box for storing the chess board and the chess pieces individually. Every set is unique due to the natural qualities of onyx and marble - if you are not a chess player, you will wish you were once you have seen this chess set!

The 12" Fossil Marble and Red Onyx Chess Set is an amazing chess set and anyone would love one!


The 16" Fossil Marble and Red Onyx Chess Set Staunton Style

This is the same beautiful chess set as the chess set above except for it is the 16" version!

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Green Onyx and White Marble Chess Set Staunton Style

This Green Onyx and White Marble Chess Set is stunning and just refreshing to look at. It stands out due to the wonderful whiteness of the chess board in this set. As it is made from natural stones every set will be different making it a really unique and different. The chess pieces are in a Staunton style which means this chess set could be used in chess tournaments.

This chess set also makes a brilliant gift for any chess fans and is a very reasonable price for such a beautiful, natural, unique onyx and marble chess set.  You also get a free blue velvet gift box with this chess set.


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12" Classic Marina and White Onyx Chess Set

Another beautiful chess set the 12" Classic Marina (Rose) and White Onyx Chess Set is a natural beauty. The pieces are a stunning white and a red brown colour and the pieces are easy to distinguish.

This is another great onyx chess set and the chess board in this chess set looks really impressive and very ornate.

Green Onyx and White Onyx Chess Set comes with free gift box
Green Onyx and White Onyx Chess Set comes with free gift box | Source

16" Green Onyx and White Chess Set Staunton Style

This is the last onyx chess set I am featuring in this hub but while it is last it is certainly not least and is different from the others.  The chess board is 16" in size and the pieces are made from white and green onyx giving a very natural beauty like the other onyx chess sets on this hub.

A fantastic gift for any chess fans and it comes with a gift box which you can see in the picture.

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Onyx Chess Sets

I hope you have enjoyed this hub about onyx chess sets and really do consider getting an onyx chess set.  They make beautiful gifts for Christmas/birthdays/Valentine's Day/Thanksgiving and some of the ones featured on this hub even come with a free gift box.

I would recommend buying your onyx chess sets from Amazon as they are reliable and you get more protection compared to other sites and they are very reasonably priced.  Some of these chess sets were about 40 - 50% off  - an incredible saving!

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    • ns1209 profile imageAUTHOR

      ns1209 

      7 years ago from UK - England

      Thanks very much muratos and I have seen your hub and it is also good!

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      muratos 

      7 years ago from Moscow

      Great hub. I had also written a hub about marble and onyx sets months ago but yours is better indeed :)

    • ns1209 profile imageAUTHOR

      ns1209 

      7 years ago from UK - England

      Please leave any comments, discussions, queries, questions, thoughts about onyx chess sets, the wonderful chess sets on this page or even about this article. I accept all comments that are not spam or not unacceptable. My rule basically is, as long as you are fair, it is OK.

      I don't even mind criticism as long as it is not rude!

      Thanks for reading this hub about onyx chess sets.

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