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Recycling Challenge Unique Recycled Auto Part Chess Set

The imaginative mind of Armando Ramírez transforms scrap metal into a sleek,... more

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The imaginative mind of Armando Ramírez transforms scrap metal into a sleek, black and silver chess set. Ramirez collects the leftover metal pieces off a die machine and shapes them into the pawns, horses, and parts of the kings, which also feature cogs from a car's electrical system. The queens are made from screws, cogs and bearings from a car's electrical system. The bishops are shaped from sparkplugs and the towers from cogwheels. The board is made from a metal sheet and features ornate iron wires and bendix caps taken from a car's electrical system.

Please note it is the artist's intention not to give his sculptures a fine polished finish, therefore smudges and scratches may be present.

  • 2.80 kgs
  • 6.2 lbs
  • Board: 5 cm H x 30 cm W x 30 cm D
  • Board: 2" H x 11.75" W x 11.75" D
  • Tallest piece: 8.2 cm H x 3.5 cm W x 2.5 cm D
  • Tallest piece: 3.2" H x 1.4" W x 1" D
  • Smallest: 3.2 cm H x 2.5 cm Diam.
  • Smallest: 1.3" H x 1" Diam.

  • Recycled metal
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Components may vary slightly in size and form
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexico
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Armando has built his business and is now able to employ other artisans to continue expanding his craft all over the world.

Armando uses and continues to pass down traditional techniques to his children who now carry on his same methods.

Armando has received 1st place from the regional contest of the Jaliscience Institute of Crafts for his artwork.

Armando is a very dedicated father that has 2 children that he supports financially.

Armando's income helps pay for the education of his two daughters.

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"Chess at it's Best"

This is an exceptional piece of Art! So pleased with my order!

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08/24/2017

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"For my son's bday, a National Master chess player"

To paraphrase my son's reaction: two Wow's, a Very Cool, and Awesome!! I only saw it online but loved the unique appearance and the fact it was made from recycled materials. Only issue that I have is I see it is now only a week later reduced by $36. That's a lot!

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  • Occasion: birthday

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09/24/2018

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"Impressive Artist"

This chess set was a present for my son who loves both chess and cars. He loved it. It is a unique and beautifully crafted set. Armando is a wonderful artist.

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12/12/2018

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"Perfect for the gear head in your life!"

Ordered as a Christmas gift for my dad. Arrived a bit earlier than I had expected from the 60 day notice on the website. Beautifully crafted set, a real win on recycling automotive parts.

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hand turned quality material great detail
Best Uses
  • starting conversations
  • table games

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Armando Ramirez

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Armando Ramirez

Recycled metal sculptures

Mexico
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82 Testimonials for Armando Ramirez

Barbara

The attention to detail and creativity is stunning! I love my piece and will order another one. The perfect gift for the adventurer!

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Jaclyn

I purchased the Architect for my father for Christmas. The quality was amazing and it is very unique. He absolutely loved it. Thank you so much!!
 
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