A modern recreation of the Topkapi Type 1 deck of playing cards from the Mamluk era in Egypt.
61 cards wrapped in an enveloppe 9,2 x 25cm
The antique edition is limited to 20 numbered decks.
All of them are handcrafted using the ancestral way:
the textured art papers - made of 100% rag - are backed togeter by natural gluing on a middle cardboard (the soul of the card)
The design is reproduced by Hi-def fine-art printing.
A special soap finishing assure the protection as well as a smooth and sliding surface.
Inks are light resitant and whole deck & box are acid free for a very long term durability.
This deck is delivered either in
-sober hardcover box,
-delux box made of ebru-style-handmade-marble paper and leatherette.
Real leather on demand.
The whole process is made in a workshop in France near Paris.
Free shipping worldwide during Trzes'Mamluk Deck campain:
From Septembre 8th to October 6th: follow Trzes - decks'designer - and his crowdfunding campain for industrial reprints at:
Fabrication delays: 1 month after October 6th 2018.