Thursday, February 10, 2005

Shakespeare Playing Cards from

  • Shakespeare Playing Cards have a different quote from Shakespeare on each card.
  • Every play by Shakespeare is quoted.
  • Quotes on all of the number cards contain a reference to that number in their quote.
  • Each of the four suits of the deck represents a different dramatic temperament. For instance, all of the heart card quotes represent themes of love and romance, diamonds: wealth, spades: intrigue and the clubs: war.
  • Shakespeare Playing Cards feature an art historical pastiche on the Aces, face cards and Jokers, with images from the old masters such as Michelangelo and Rembrandt.

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