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14 November

GOLDEN SPIKE 150th ANNIVERSARY Playing Cards. The memory of the feat of communication and transport

In the summer of 2014, the Golden Spike deck catapulted  Jody Eklund (Black Ink Playing Cards) into the list of recognized contemporary playing cards designers. For this creation, Jody was  inspired by the 1st Transcontinental Railroad in the USA and named the deck with the golden spike made for the great opening of the railroad in 1869. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the event, the artist offers us a luxurious creation: GOLDEN SPIKE 150th ANNIVERSARY. This new deck is not just a reissue with a…

30 June

Golden Spike Playing Cards. Two decks in the same train

  You might remember the artist Jody Eklund (Fluent, Inc.), illustrator of the cool and unfairly unfunded Hipster deck. He decided to face a new challenge and designed this amazing deck of cards: Golden Spike. Golden Spike is inspired by the 1st Transcontinental Railroad in the USA.  The name of the deck comes from the golden spike made for the celebration of the railroad completion in 1869. That spike driven into the ground meant the beginning of a new era of industry and…