Field of the Cloth of Gold Chess Set

The Field of the Cloth of Gold (French: Camp du Drap d'Or) was a summit meeting between King Henry VIII of England and King Francis I of France from 7 to 24 June 1520. Held at Balinghem, between Ardres in France and Guînes in the English Pale of Calais, it was a very expensive display of wealth by both kings.

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The Field of the Cloth of Gold (French: Camp du Drap d'Or) was a summit meeting between King Henry VIII of England and King Francis I of France from 7 to 24 June 1520. Held at Balinghem, between Ardres in France and Guînes in the English Pale of Calais, it was a very expensive display of wealth by both kings.

The Artisans

Rose and Martial Pépin are a charming retired couple who have been making chess sets entirely by hand since 2006. Their products are exclusive to our store. All the pieces are meticulously casted and hand painted. These chess games require between 3 and 4 weeks of work each.

- Made in Quebec, in Melocheville 
- Composition: pewter alloy 
- Board available as an option made of Canadian granite
- Board available as an option made of maple

*Note that since the pieces are handmade, each piece is unique. The pieces received may vary slightly from the photos presented

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