Complimentary shipping

To Celebrate the First Year of our Second Decade we are offering complimentary shipping on all orders for 2023

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PURLING bold chess sets

Go Bold

Unite classic with contemporary, incorporating vibrant hand-carved Staunton pieces and our unique Knight

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Bespoke Bold

Winter Brights

At the heart of Purling is a depth of colour that has endless possibilities. We offer a 1-2-1 consultation to help you decide on the palette for your unique Purling creation.

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Carne Griffiths

Water, Air, Earth & Fire

Carne Griffiths is a British artist and designer who has worked in fashion, theatre, film. Specialising in painting distinctive, delicately rendered artworks using tea, alcohol and ink.

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Purling heritage chess sets

Make time to play

Elegant and timeless for that classical touch

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limited edition set


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Your Unique Purling

Full customise you Purling chess set

We can fully customise every detail of your Purling chess set to match your personality, or the colour scheme of your choice.

Use Pantone or RAL colour options for your Purling chess set

We can match your pieces to any Pantone or RAL colour.

Add a plaque to your Purling chess set

Customise your board with a Brass or Silver metal Plaque, incorporating a logo, text, Spotify QR code to play a specific playlist.

Corporate customisation

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Our beautiful games

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The Raw and The Refined

A one of a kind collaboration with L'houette, mixing two worlds together.

Purling + L'houette chess set

Craft the Beautiful Game

Purling craft the beautiful games

We design and make beautiful board games for players, collectors and art lovers.

"Purchased an excellent quality chess set from Purling at a very good price. Top class customer service. I would recommend Purling 100%!!"

Mario Correia

"I am passionate about collecting chess sets and found an excellent range at Purling. The designs are amazing and I have purchased a beautiful Bold Chess set."

George Williams

"I have purchased a Heritage Chess set from Purling. The quality was really amazing and I always receive compliments for this board from my guests. Thank you!"

Richard Taylor

"I bought a beautiful chess game from Purling. The chess game was very attractive and I got it at a very reasonable price I am so happy to shop with Purling. Highly Recommend!"

Geoff Shane