published by Treviño Narro, Monterrey
Printed by Clemente Jacques y Cia S.A. c.1950
Original artwork by P. X. Santaella featuring Aztec and other important pre-Columbian cultures. The Ace of Spades features Emperor Ahuizotl (1486-1502). The 5 of clubs (second row) shows the Teotihuacán Sun Pyramid, one of the masterpieces of Mexican architecture, V century, and also the name of the manufacturer, Clemente Jacques y Cia, S.A.
Member since February 01, 1996
Founder and editor of the World of Playing Cards since 1996. He is a former committee member of the IPCS and was graphics editor of The Playing-Card journal for many years. He has lived at various times in Chile, England and Wales and is currently living in Extremadura, Spain. Simon's first limited edition pack of playing cards was a replica of a seventeenth century traditional English pack, which he produced from woodblocks and stencils.
A limited edition art print of the Jack of Hearts 1984 woodblock joker.
A limited edition art print of the Queen of Clubs 1984 woodblock joker.
A limited edition art print of the Jack of Clubs 1984 woodblock joker.
Geometric designs by the French artist Jean Garçon for Knoll International, the furniture company.
Modern designs by Italian artist Marcello Morandini using the simplest of forms and colours.
Free reinterpretation of the traditional Paris pattern courts by the artist Claude Weisbuch.
This tarot deck captures the idealised Eastern world's magic from the eighteenth and nineteenth cent...
Newtropolis and the Fantastic Fur: Heroes vs. Villains playing cards illustrated by Peter Wood, 2015...
A Spanish-suited pack as conceived by 48 different artists from the region of Murcia.
Bold designs by Jacques Auriac representing people and enterprises for which the town of Issy-les-Mo...
Detailed pen and ink drawings of the major arcana by the German artist Helmut Wonschick.
Original designs by French artist Jean Vérame, with clubs replaced by four-leaf clovers to bring goo...
Secrets of the Far East playing cards featuring the designs of Violeta Monreal , Spain, c. 1991.
Ases de la pintura / Masters of painting playing cards made by Naipes Comas, Spain, c.1990.
Colourful figures associated with the annual festival held in Vilafranca, Catalonia.
Pacific Northwest native Indian masks with artwork by Margaret Parrott, USA, 1992.
Colourful and attractive designs by Violeta Monreal, inspired by stained glass through the ages.
Three different packs of cards featuring traditional Chinese face painting and Chinese opera masks.
Quartet game featuring the kobold Pumuckl, creation of the German author Ellis Kaut.
Playing cards used to help troops identify the most-wanted members of Saddam Hussein's government. 2...
In this video Ana Cortez examines the relationship between ordinary playing cards and the calendar. ...
Original designs inspired by Mayan art and culture published by Fernando Güemes, Mexico.
Latin American designs by Productora de Naipes y Confetti (Pronaco), S.A., Mexico, c1980.
Playing cards reflecting the history and culture of Suriname, on the northeastern coast of South Ame...
Playing cards in Russian life - Karty v zhizni Rossii - published by Aleksandr Lutkovskii in 2004.