This is the Gold Edition of the well know Artisan deck from Theory 11.
Printed by the USPCC with Gold MetalLuxe on the back and on the Ace of Spades.
It has been released in 2019. It was a gift for customers that, in a limited time span, placed orders of $150 or above, at their online shop. Alternatively it was a Target exclusive deck as well, but rare to find.
This deck was produced in Marseille in 1760 by Nicolas Conver. The cards are believed to hold ancient, esoteric wisdom and are used for divination. This is the complete 78 card tarot deck and includes an information card and promotional card. The deck is in French and the extra cards are in English.
Illustrated by hand in South Africa, Artisans are in a league of their own. A breathtaking mix of elegance, style, and sophistication.
Designed by Simon Frouws, these premium, luxury playing cards feature elegant gold foil hot stamped onto ultra-lux black paper derived from sustainable forests.
A breathtaking union of style, elegance, and sophistication.
Featured in Departures Magazine, Artisans have received rave reviews around the world. David Copperfield called them "the best playing cards ever produced."
Artisan Playing Cards are produced at The United States Playing Card Company using FSC-certified papers derived from sustainable forests, vegetable-based inks and starch-based laminates. The result is a durable finish that respects the environment. Sealed with a red tax-stamp, vintage sticker seal marked with the exact month and year of print.