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ShanHai Playing Cards by ARK

ShanHai Playing Cards by ARK

Regular price $120.00
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Opening the "Shan Hai Jing," one encounters a myriad of abstract and chaotic monsters. "Creatures with human heads and snake bodies, nine heads, three legs, monsters with no heads and eyes in their breasts..."

Throughout the ages, there hasn't been a second book as filled with diversity. Wandering between geography and grotesque wonders, it whispers like an enigmatic incantation, arousing curiosity and awe.

ARK, with its leading-edge traditional Chinese ink painting and innovative card box design, brings forth this richly mythical book and its stories once again to the world.

 

Standard Decks

Limited to 2222 with unique serial numbers.

A single deck without a box, allowing you to experience ARK's creativity more lightly.   Beautiful illustrations and imaginative ARK cases can be obtained in this tier.

  • Based on the 'Shan Hai Jing' 
  • Chinese ink painting style
  • Four-panel folding screen case
  • Clever card back design

 

Artist Boxset

Limited to 999 with unique serial numbers.

Includes a HOLO Decks with ARK CASE, a Special Decks, and a Gift-Box with Folding Album.

  • Based on the 'Shan Hai Jing' 
  • Gift-Box with Folding Album
  • Chinese ink painting style
  • Four-panel folding screen case
  • Clever card back design
  • Dazzling HOLO foil

The top cover of the gift box can be flexibly disassembled. In reality, it is actually a folding album. We define this gift box as a "setting collection" of the work, hoping that you can understand the entire product design process from it.

The HOLO decks also incorporates a clever folding case and adds many design details. Through comparison, you can clearly see the differences from the standard decks . In addition, in terms of production technology, it applies our proud holographic foil, which is very luxurious. 

As for the special edition, it is similar to the folding, More like one of the peripherals of this artist's gift box included in the card box. In terms of design, it adopts the same monochromatic design as the folding.

 

Collection Walnut Boxset

Limited to 333 with unique serial numbers.

Includes a gilded edge playing cards,  a collectible coin, and a Display Walnut box.

  • Based on the 'Shan Hai Jing' 
  • Display Walnut Box
  • Chinese ink painting style
  • Four-panel folding screen case
  • Clever card back design
  • Dazzling HOLO foil and gilded edge

The wooden box continues to be made of top-grade walnut paired with embossed metal cards. To better showcase the creative design of the card box, we have made adjustments to the structure of the wooden box, offering a total of four display modes

On the cards, we've matched its esteemed status with the noblest gold from traditional Chinese culture.  We've applied all the most luxurious craftsmanship, including the Four-panel folding screen case, Dazzling HOLO foil, and gilded edge, to delight your discerning taste.

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