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14 June

ICONS SIGNATURE Playing Cards. The ICONS circle is finally closed

ICONS, one of the most impressive masterpieces of art by Lotrek (Half Moon Playing Cards), has suffered some misfortunes and obstacles. There have been a few issues in the first deck, ICONS Imperial, that the artist has had to face to make it real. Now, the decks are ready to be distributed, and icing on this cake, Lotrek has created a very limited and elegant deck: ICONS SIGNATURE.     ICONS SIGNATURE replaces the ICONS Secular deck announced as third and last of the series. In…

20 April

ICONS SACRED EDITION. The second deck in the ICONS series by Half Moon Playing Cards

Lotrek (Half Moon Playing Cards) is one of the most experienced and talented playing cards creator in the world. He has always been trying to find his limits creating new decks and experimenting with new materials, stocks, varnishes, … He has given the playing card community really cool decks but he has recently faced some printing issues fighting again the risk trying to find the very best quality and unique designs for his fans (and for himself). In order to find extra funding…

21 January

Icons Imperial Edition by Lotrek. The most luxurious modern deck in the world

  If there would be a Playing Cards dictionary, and we would look for elegance, refinement or beauty, it would certainly appear one word in those definitions: Lotrek. Lotrek (Half Moon Playing Cards) was the first creator of contemporary decks to make cards using hot foil stamping (no metallic inks) on the cards themselves in the Venexiana Gold deck. After several editions of this successful deck, Lotrek has decided to create something new inspired by the Byzantine iconic art, the pictorial style used…