This exclusive edition Giclée Art Print, designed by ceyda caba, comes with a numbered and signed certificate of authenticity. Printed on 100% cotton, acid-free, heavyweight paper using HDR UltraChrome Archival Ink, this artwork reflects our commitment to the highest color, paper, and printing standards.
This exclusive edition Fine Art Block designed by ceyda caba is numbered, signed and comes with a certificate of authenticity. Artwork is printed on fine art paper using archival inks and mounted to a 2" deep hand stained dark brown frame. Comes ready to hang.
Playing cards first entered Europe in the late 14th century, probably by Marco Polo from China. At that time there were 4 classes in France and the symbols of the cards were based on these classes. Hearts: Aristocrats and church; Spades: like a shape of sword .the army, Diamonds: Money and deals.. Clubs: like a shape of clover resembleles the lowest society,and farmers. these four suits also correspond to the four elements: fire, water, air and earth. Spades: FIRE,symbolize willpower,courage and strenght Hearts: WATER,stand for love,emotions,imaginatio subconscious. Clubs: AIR, mind,speech and words Diamonds: EARTH, signify wealth and matter... Also, Twelve face cards,directly relating to the twelve months of the year and the twelve signs of zodiac. Two colors of the deck-red & black- matching the two halves of the year (summer solistice and winter equinox). The four suits -Diamonds,Clubs,hearts,Spades- match the four seasons of the year. Deck holds 52 cards just as there are 52weeks a year. All the spots on the cards in the deck equal 365,the number of days in a year.
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