Month: November 2015

Coming Soon from The House of Brendon.

A truly magnificent Chess Set.

This is a Chess set elevated to art form.

Inspired by the views from one of the most fabulous places on the planet, the Sky Road, Clifden, Connemara, Co. Galway and encompassing the earth colours of the land and the blues, whites, gold and even silver of the sea & sky, this utterly beautiful Chess set will transport you in your mind’s eye. Imagine a Chess set inspired by this:



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Solid Brass Contemporary Chess Set

The joy of Chess

Comes when one succeeds in snatching victory

From the jaws of defeat.


Here is my initial chess set design, the first of a series that I am working on. This set is called Na Fianna, after the Celtic mythological warrior hunters of the 1st – 3rd century. In the Irish legends, Na Fianna were led by Fionn Mac Cumhail in the service of the Kings of Munster. According to legend, they are not dead but sleeping, waiting to rise again in time of Ireland’s greatest danger.


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