I've changed the name as someone said to me; "pity you didn't call it Ice and Fire"....
A Deviant friend asked me this recently so I thought I'd drop it in here as many have asked how long some of this stuff takes and how much string is used etc...
Time to Make: 6 Months*
Number of (Miyuki cubic glass, Brass & Glass ) Beads: 3,000
Number of Recycled Ball Bearings: 450**
Length of Flax Cord used: 2,000ft
*... not all the time but most of it.
**used internally to weigh down pieces for stability.
...After the game the king and the pawn, go into the same box...