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Store Away Chess Set

Nothing ruins a game of chess faster than a missing piece. Keep yours safe in the cleverly constructed Store Away Chess Set. This chess set was handcrafted by woodworkers supported by our fair trade partner Noah's Ark, helping makers develop new products and find markets for their work, so they can earn sustainable incomes with traditional skills.

HANDCRAFTED IN INDIA

  • Acacia wood and haldu wood
  • Chess board has brass hinges and closures, converts to shallow box, lined with green velvet
  • The chess board and chess pieces are magnetic.
  • Board is 12x12x1 inches; pieces are 1-2.25H inches
  • Handmade in India

SKU: 6821160

THE MAKERS

Noah's Ark International Exports is a fair trade handicraft marketing organization in Moradabad, India. Noah's Ark provides benefits such as education and medical treatment for artisans and their families. As artisan businesses become more self-sufficient, Noah's Ark takes on new families. Since the company's inception, about 20 artisan workshops have become independent.Noah's Ark started in 1986, in one room of a family house in Moradabad. Businessman Samuel Masih observed that exporters and middlemen were taking advantage of handicraft artisans. He started Noah's Ark to promote these artisans and their crafts.
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Welcome to our global maker-to-market movement where, together with 20,000 artisans, we ignite social change. We create opportunities for individuals, families, and communities in developing countries to thrive through strong relationships, fair wages, safe working conditions, and sustainable practices.

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