The Russian Playing Card Society issued a deck titled “Eastern” in 2015. This second edition, revised and improved, is dedicated to the ethnic Buryat culture.
Once every Buryat child was supposed to unhesitatingly answer the question which clan or tribe they belonged to, who their ancestors had been for five generations...
The Khongodor people, the Khori Buryats, the Bulagat and the Ekhirit tribes. Wnat do these words conjure up in your mind?
Probably, the rustling grass of the steppe, the aroma of the Aya-Ganga thyme herb, the boundless blueness of the sky or the clatter of the fleet-footed horses? What mysteries of the Buryat tribes do the mighty Baikal Lake and the Holy mountains hide?
Open your eyes, open your ears, open your memories...
A limited edition art print of the Jack of Hearts 1984 woodblock joker.
A limited edition art print of the Jack of Clubs 1984 woodblock joker.
Colourful Happy Families game from Tahiti depicting costumes from different archipelagoes.
A pack of cards depicting characters from the famous play "The Wedding of Krechinsky" by Sukhovo-Kob...
German-suited ‘Heathen War’ playing cards published by Joseph Fetscher, Munich, c.1820.
‘Branle’ playing cards inspired by a 12th-century dance, produced by Noir Arts, USA, 2015.
Costumes des Peuples Étrangers & Jeu d’Or dedicated to young people and likely used for games and fo...
Hawaiian playing cards in the style of classic Hawaiian wood carvings, USA, 2015.
Costumes of people of Brazil, Peru and Mexico, with views of Rio de Janeiro on the aces.
Theatre of Pain / Teatr boli playing cards depicting politicians and leaders in the Caucasus territo...
Soviet and other Communist celebrities depicted on every card, designed by Vladislav Pankevitch.
African art and symbolism on playing cards designed by John J. Beckvermit III, USA, 1994.
Pacific Northwest native Indian masks with artwork by Margaret Parrott, USA, 1992.
A pack with court cards reflecting different ethnic and cultural groups found in Ethiopia.
Russian criminal tattoos and playing cards, United Kingdom, 2018.
Courts and Aces inspired by Polynesian history and culture designed by Michèle Feltrin.
‘World of the New Russians’ (Mir novykh russkikh) satirical playing cards, 2002.
Collective Arts pack designed by sixty-three collaborating artists, illustrators and designers, Russ...
Emergency response playing cards published by the Kombinat Tsvetnoi Pechati (Colour Printing Combine...
Castle Rock Club playing cards featuring Russian rock stars and musicians, c. 2000.
‘Treasures of the Hermitage Museum’ souvenir playing cards (‘Shedevry Ermitazha’), Russia.
A pack of playing cards about the Russian Revolution, USA, c. 2021.
An in-depth review of the history of card-playing, gambling, legislation, manufacture and taxation o...
The Russian Playing Card Monopoly was established in March 1798 with all revenue going to support th...
Nipponia Playing Cards are a Japanese-themed playing cards featuring samurai, kunoichi and oiran. De...
Satirical Anti-Fascist cards designed in 1943 by Ivan Ivanovich Kharkevich.
Playing cards were known in Muscovy as early as the last quarter of the sixteenth century.
“Soldaty Udachi” (Soldiers of Fortune) Army and Police humour playing cards, Russia, 2001.
Karty lyubvi Slavyanskie (Slavonic love cards) and Karty lyubvi Starinnye (Ancient love cards).