This “Mother of Pearl” chess board my Brother brought for me from his trip to Egypt! I need to find a chess set that is just as gorgeous to do it justice. Johannesburg,South Africa.



chess board, macro, close up

All I will ever shoot is a camera… all I will ever capture is a moment of beauty. May I tickle your fancy and make you laugh!!

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  • Donna Keevers Driver
    Donna Keevers ...about 3 years ago

    Will send oysters… ;)

    It’s beautiful, isn’t it. And love the angle you shot!

  • Thanks Ma, It is just gorgeous hey!! Someone spent ages making this . Wonder If Captain Jack has one as gorgeous as this on the pearl? haha!

    – Shaun Colin Bell

  • Andrew Paranavitana
    Andrew Paranav...about 3 years ago

    Excellent work, well done!

  • Yipeee!! Thank you Parmi :-)

    – Shaun Colin Bell

  • Laura E  Shafer
    Laura E Shaferabout 3 years ago

  • Hello Laura , Thank you Kindly ;-)

    – Shaun Colin Bell

  • Leon Heyns
    Leon Heynsabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful inlays, great capture of this magnificent piece. Good luck with the pieces. Leon.

  • I did see a lovely set once in Venice but was on budget and couldnt afford it! But thank you for your compliment leon! I have a friend with your exact name and surname , So its quite a surprise when I see your name around the Bubble ;-0

    – Shaun Colin Bell

  • Leon Heyns
    Leon Heynsabout 3 years ago

    I am originally from Cape Town, funny to find out that there is another Leon Heyns running around.

  • My mate is from JHB but now lives in the USA. There’s a chap with my name/surname in the USA on trail for murder! So its a funny world hey!

    – Shaun Colin Bell

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtabout 3 years ago

    Wonderful! Congratulations on your well deserved feature! Way to go!

  • Thank you Cee :-) the peeps like this one!!

    – Shaun Colin Bell

  • Cynthia Broomfield
    Cynthia Broomf...about 3 years ago


  • Thank you Cynthia !!

    – Shaun Colin Bell

  • KAGPhotography
    KAGPhotographyabout 3 years ago

    wow, get you, featured in 2 groups in one day, way to go Shaun, well done :)

  • Famous eh!! lol! Thanks Kels :-)

    – Shaun Colin Bell

  • Karen E Camilleri
    Karen E Camilleriabout 3 years ago

    Perhaps clear perspex pieces would look good & compliment this gorgeous board, great pov & work!!

  • A fab idea…Thank you for sharing that with me :-) I will now hunt for a good set of those! thanks Kay!!

    – Shaun Colin Bell

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesalmost 3 years ago

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