The miniature Viking Isle of Lewis Chess set is a high quality replica of authentic 900-year-old chess pieces. This quality replica is designed to maintain the integrity of the hand-carved walrus-tusk originals. Made in from a crushed-stone and polyester-resin compound, these chess pieces look and feel like the ancient set. The pieces measure between 1 1/4” and 1 3/4” tall, and the pawns are 7/8” tall. The game board measures 8” in diameter, and is adorned with highly decorative historical art. It is also both a combination board game and storage case. Whether using the pieces to play Chess, or to simply display in your home or office, they will be cherished by your family for generations!