GreaterGood has given more than $35 million to non-profit charities around the world since 1999. Learn more.
Skip navigation
Every Purchase Funds Food and Care for Rescued Animals.
Skip navigation
Free Ship For 29 US Orders Code SHIPFREE and 55 Intl Orders Code FREEINTL

Chinese checkers, 'Colorful Contrast'

Item # 46488
Currently out of stock

Roll over image to zoom in

Richly veined marble adds a translucent contrast to deep rose marble and sleek black onyx. The three varied tones of natural stone unite in a colorful table game by the Sierra Family. Beautiful and unusual, it makes a wonderful gift.

The playing board is created from selected pieces of sectioned marble and onyx slabs. First they are cut with a diamond disk. At this stage, the disk is cooled with water so that the stone will not shatter. The design is then perfected with files before the pieces are polished to a glowing sheen. "For us, it is very important to give our clients the best in quality and originality, transforming stone into functional products - whether for diversion or decoration," Mireya Sierra tells us.

Stone sculpting is a traditional regional handicraft, and the Sierras are famous for the skill and the quality of their work. Because each piece is sculpted individually, there may exist slight variations in the color and grain pattern of the stone. The set includes 60 colored glass marbles. Made in Mexico.

  • 1.2" H x 15.0" W x 12.6" D
  • Weight: 8.1 lb
  • Marble and onyx
  • Offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.

Ships directly from our partner office in Mexico. Please allow 1 to 3 weeks for delivery. This item is not available for express shipping and cannot be delivered to PO Boxes or APO/FPO.

This item ships from a third party and may be excluded from certain promotions. Please see the Current Promotions page for details.

People buying this item also bought:

Tie-Dye & Lace Sleeveless Tunic

From $27.99
On Sale!

Festival Dogs Long Sleeve Top

From $23.97
Lightning Sale!

Winter Zigzag Boots

$29.95
Buy a Pair, Give a Pair!

Paw Print Silicone Watch

From $16.99
On Sale!

Cats Galore Shopping Tote

From $12.99
On Sale!

Paws & Hearts Silicone Trivet

From $5.00
Special Value!

Clinging Kitty Outdoor Thermometer

From $10.00
Special Value!

Peace Love Rescue Tee

From $14.21
On Sale!

Artisan: Sierra Family

Artisan Sierra Family

Odette Sierra is from the beautiful Mexican state of Puebla. Her father Edgar Sierra first opened their workshop 30 years ago. Their town is renowned throughout Mexico for its carvings in onyx and marble. Submerged in this artistic heritage, the Sierras began crafting parquet tables in onyx and marble. During the history of their workshop they have come to perfect the fabrication of innumerable items, including chess sets, game sets, vases, sculptures, bathroom fixtures, and jewelry boxes.

The principal materials of the Sierra Family, onyx and marble, are mined in the Mexican states of Puebla and Oaxaca. A diamond disk is used to sculpt the stone, accompanied by large quantities of water. Once the desired shape is achieved the artisans finish the surface with emery board and a polisher.

The art of sculpting marble and onyx demands patience and virtue, both of which have been cultivated over time in the Sierra Family workshop.

More items from Sierra Family: View all ▸

Popular Now:

You Can't Buy Love Long Sleeve T-Shirt

From $11.97
Lightning Sale!

Painted Paws Apron

From $11.21
On Sale!

Electric Paws Tie-Dye Tee

From $24.00
Special Value!

Pouncing Cat Pin

From $3.71
On Sale!

Purple Paw Sweater Boots

From $29.96
On Sale!

Only Speaking To My Cat! T-Shirt

From $14.99
On Sale!

Cosmic Butterfly Sleeveless Tunic

From $20.00
Special Value!

To The Moon & Back Cat T-Shirt

From $14.00
Special Value!

Paw Print Parade Shoelaces

From $4.46
On Sale!

Paw Print Carousel Bead Bracelet

From $11.21
On Sale!

All Over Cat Print Scarf

From $11.21
On Sale!

Always by Your Side™ Watch

From $14.96
On Sale!

Little Bling Paw Earrings

From $7.46
On Sale!

Rainbow Paw Window Bling

From $6.99
On Sale!

Women's Paw Print Fleece Vest

From $18.00
Special Value!

Catherine's Rescue Barn

From $5.00
In memory of Catherine Violet Hubbard

Only Speaking To My Dog! T-Shirt

From $12.71
On Sale!

Brushed Sky Tunic

$28.95
One of our favorites!

Glamour Puss Watch

From $16.00
Special Value!

Fat Cat Night Light

From $9.71
On Sale!

Men's Beach Treader Water Shoes

$2.80

Buy a Pair, Give a Pair!

Daisy Dog Solar Garden Stake

From $14.96
On Sale!