Boxwood ( Botanical Name BUXUS)
This battle of black and whites is played all across the globe of the royal board game with keen interest and we are proud and deeply privileged to be the provider of accessories/equipment. Our valuable asset of experience in chess manufacturing from the last three generations has made us capable of understanding the selection of best quality woods and choosing the right equipment to manufacture the world’s best elegant chess pieces.
Boxwood is the most useable tropical wood for chess products. Our all light color chess pieces are made out of Natural Boxwood which is also known as Papada wood, Dikamali wood and Kurlu wood in India. The Boxwood comes in light cream color with yellowish stripes on it. The Boxwood becomes darker and gives antique look after few years.
We are using Boxwood for manufacturing all our luxury Chess pieces because the wood has straight grains and it is very smooth for turning or shaving on the machines. We do not process anything else except drying it.
Boxwood is hardwood which has ability to carve even sharp edges very finely. There are various kind of woods available in light color but Boxwod is the only wood which is exceptionally beautiful and easy to do any level of difficult craftsmanship on it .
The chess Empire is using only dead dry wood purchased directly from Government or Authentic dealers with all certificates. We choose only A Grade Wood material for all our chess products. We are not using any green trees or unauthorized woods. The Wood is a natural product which can crack or warp naturally.