"Bishop Chess Necklace" - Chess Jewelry - Sterling Silver Alice in Wonderland Twilight Breaking Dawn Fantasy Bishop Chess Necklace by RockLove

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Analogous with intelligence and sophistication, chess has obsessed the minds of royalty, military, the elite and the mundane for the past 1500 years. The silhouettes are timelessly recognizable - with centuries of romance and conquest soberly contained within the six iconic shapes. Wars - and sanity - have been won and lost on the black and white board.

Our handmade original Bishop stands a little over one inch tall, cast in the highest quality sterling silver here in our New York City studio. He hangs from an oxidized sterling silver square chain which has been repolished for a gunmetal sheen. Three dimensional.

The bishop has the most dramatic history... across cultures, the groove has led the piece to be know as the elephant (depicting the tusks), a messanger, an archer, a jester ("le fou" with his silly multi tipped cap) and then the bishop (the canonical mitre).

Arrives in a stylish RockLove gift box - multiple chain length options.


Pattern or design used: My own design - Bishop Chess Necklace
posted in: gallery, Jewelry, necklace, alternative, silver, game, Sterling, Alice in Wonderland, industrial, Twilight, royalty, Chess, fantasy, breaking dawn, Harry Potter, gothic, Wizard, Regency, Bishop, oxidized

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