The Pearl chess set is a beautiful example of classic European chess set design. It features quaint little chess men with ornate wood burning on their bases and a classic wood burnt and stained chess board. Part of what makes this set so nice is the decorate nature on the pieces and the board, it is highly attractive yet not over stated in any way. A genuine European made chess set that is solid and robust. This classic design of chess set has been copied by many Far Eastern manufacturers, this example is a genuine European made set that represents superb value for money.