The Burnt Blazed Series is made up of burnt boxwood and natural boxwood. The King proudly stands at 3.8 inches and its base is robust 1.5 inches. The dark chess pieces are made of burnt boxwood and the opposing pieces are made up of natural boxwood which is traditionally used for the white side. The set comes with free extra queens for effortless pawn promotion. All chess pieces are expertly carved and weighted for fantastic hand-feel and a very nice thud on the wooden chessboard. Chess pieces have thick green felts which precisely envelops the base of each chessman for smooth movement on the chessboard. Chess pieces are meticulously handcrafted from the finest grade wood and polished by hand to give it a rich and long-lasting shine.