About this project
"That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God." - Albert Einstein
A DIVINE deck:
The Divine Playing Cards were designed using a mathematical pattern discovered in 1200 A.D. that seems to be the key to access mankind's creator.
This mysterious diagram is hiding in plain sight everywhere: flowers, shells, waves of the sea, trees, in your fingers, in your ears, and even in the shape of the galaxies. Accordingly to science, this pattern might be a trademark that proves the existence of a creator.
If you would like to own one of the most intriguing decks in the world this would have to be the one. We started designing it after I visited the Louvre Museum at Paris and met the enigmatic Mona Lisa, who was also painted using Fibonacci's spiral. Ever since we have been working day and night to bring to life a deck with a code that seems to be the "key" to everything.
There is a special "easter egg" feature in the deck that will surprise your friends and guests during your card games. You'll be able to let them find out in a very unique way the answer to the "Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything else".
Playing cards are more than an accessory. They are an extension of your personality. A deck should tell a story. A deck should enchant players, cardists, magicians, and everyone else who holds them. For that reason, we have created the Divine Deck. This deck can't speak but he will tell so much.
We are passioned about playing cards, magic, and games. We design all of our products in house and for that reason we proudly value quality over quantity. This is our second Kickstarter project. Our most recent project was the Ritual deck that was successfully funded here on Kickstarter last October.
DIVINE Bicycle® Playing Cards Feature List:
- Limited Edition Finely Crafted Playing Cards
- Quality Bicycle® stock
- Adorned with Refined Metallic inks
- 56 Elegantly Ornamented Cards
- Secret "code of life reveal" hidden in the deck
- 100% custom art from faces to pips
- Unique gaff card with multiple uses
- Each card wrapped in an ultra slim performance coating
- Limited Edition with 1 time printing only
Printed by the USPCC/Bicycle®
Printed at the United States Playing Card Company, the choice of professionals and casinos from all over the world. 127 years of tradition.
The deck features 100% original and custom art: faces, backs, court carts, box, and even the pips. Wrapped in Elegance.
* Artist Rendering.
As a special thank you reward, we decided to plan some exclusive features for every funding benchmark we achieve.
- Reaching 100% - deck is funded and released.
- Reaching 200% - we will get the cards printed using exclusive metallic inks.
- Reaching 500% - the tuck box will be embossed to add an extra luxury feel to the deck.
Signed Art Print Reward
These fine Art Prints are produced on a specialist textured artist paper that makes the colours rich and vibrant. The Premium Glossy paper and inks are colour guaranteed for 70 years.
Special Edition Card Cases
Sleek and classy with a stunning design. These card cases are made from durable aluminium and are custom laser engraved with the Divine Ace and Mysterious Joker. They are guaranteed to last a lifetime and offer the best protection for your Divine cards. Available in Black and Silver exclusively on kickstarter.
Special Edition Divine Black Card Case
Special Edition Divine Silver Card Case
LIMITED Edition Divine Black JOKER Card Case
LIMITED Edition Divine Silver JOKER Card Case
Special Edition T-shirts:
Our Comfortable Cotton T-shirts are made of high quality Cotton. Affordable luxury, these heavy cotton t-shirts look and feel great. In addition to exceptional comfort, they are printed using rich, non-fading ink. Available exclusively on kickstarter.
Special Edition Divine Ace T-shirt
Special Edition Divine Joker T-shirt
Divine Reveal Wristbands
In addition to the built in deck reveal, we have designed these Divine wristbands with the enigmatic "∞ = 42" and “Life = 42”. What does this means? Check our first kickstarter backers only update. Available exclusively on kickstarter.
Uncut Sheet: (Very limited supply)
Can you imagine how sexy your wall is going look with one of these limited edition Uncut sheets? Each Uncut Sheet features 56 cards including jokers, aces, and gaff cards. The sheets are always printed in low quantities, thus rare. They are the most desired collector's item. Kickstarter exclusive.
Limited Edition Collector's Luxury Rosewood Box
These Limited Edition Collector's Rosewood boxes are made from rare exotic imported Rosewood. Rosewood is used un luxury furniture and it's not widely available. The wood has a natural aromatic sweet smell that lasts for years. The Divine brand is carved and filled in gold. The inside of the box is lined with soft black felt. Each box comes with 2 Signed Divine decks and 5 Dice. These boxes are a premium item for collector's and for this reason ONLY 5 will be available.
Limited Edition Collector's Poker set:
You Receive a Custom Limited Edition Divine Poker Set made from luxury rosewood, with the Divine brand carved and filled in gold. The inside of the box is lined with soft black felt. Plus: 100 casino quality chips, 2 Signed Divine Decks, and 5 Dice. These Poker sets are a premium item for collector's and for this reason ONLY 10 will be available.
Where your contributions go:
Design the cards, manufacture them in the best world's best manufacturers of playing cards (USPCC), produce limited edition unique rewards (all rewards are made in the USA) and rent warehouse space (to ship your orders as fast as the speed of light!) is a hefty investment. That's why we need you to help us making this project happen!
You can make this project come to life. We want each and every one of you to become a part our brand.
Your pledges will be used to produce and release something that has been 13.7 billion years in the making... this is a masterpiece of a true designer.
Deliver you the best Playing Cards and Gear in the industry with a professional and friendly service. When it comes to quality... we have a passion for perfection.
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Risks and challenges
Our previous release, the "Ritual deck" was successfully funded here on kickstarter, and we have not met any challenges during production. For that reason we started shipping the decks to all of our backers one week after we received them from the United States Playing Card Company (USPCC).
Probably the fastest turnaround in Playing Card projects.
The Divine deck artwork is fully finished, approved by USPCC and ready to be printed once we achieve our funding goal. Our schedule from USPCC says that all decks will be ready by the end of March. What could happen? A delay in production from the side of USPCC, however from our experience they ship the decks sooner than expected. With no delays from the printers, we will ship everything in May or sooner.
Thank you for kickstarting our brand!
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