Playing Cards

The amazing little stack of pasteboard pictures has fascinated humans since its invention during the Tang Dynasty in the 9th century. On this page you’ll find some very nice decks, links to card shops, and some articles we’ve written over the years. Enjoy!

Note: If you’re looking for card boxes, travel sets, card holders, card tables, cloths and other card related items, choose ACCESSORIES from our main menu.

ACBL OFFICIAL PLAYING CARDS

ABCL Official Cards - Gifts for Card Players

Official Source of ACBL Playing cards and much more can be found at Baron Barclay Bridge Supplies

Santa Cards - Gifts for Card Players

Jumbo Santa Cards

Card Sets - Gifts for Card Players

Starry Night Box Set - Gifts for Card Players

Gift Boxes and more!


BRIDGE SETS & CARDS

Richmond Bridge

Beautiful cards from Richmond Bridge

Garden Decoupage large print Bridge set - Gifts for Card Players

Albemarle Hall Bridge Cards - Gifts for Card Players

Le Jardin de Mysore Bridge Cards - Gifts for Card Players

Le Jardin de Mysore Bridge Cards

Picasso Card Set - Gifts for Card Players

Mozart Card Set - Gifts for Mystics

Card Sets

Luxury Gilt-edged Playing Cards

Gilt-edged playing cards from Richmond Bridge

We’ve often been asked if there’s a good place where one could obtain personalized playing cards. Perhaps these beautiful cards from Richmond Bridge are just what you’re looking for!

Richmond Bridge Personalized Playing Cards

Simon Lucas

Beautiful card sets from Simon Lucas

Simon Lucas Card Sets - Gifts for Card Players

Simon Lucas Card Sets - Gifts for Card Players

Play Cards and More

Springbok Bridge Gift Sets have everything you need, including two decks of top quality Bridge cards, with matching tallies and a large score pad.

From Playing Cards and More

Sun Goddess Bridge Set - Gifts for Card Players

A variety of playing cards can be found on Playing Cards and More including Gem Collection, Congress, Sunsout Cards, Bicycle Cartamundi plastic cards.

Eye Spy Bridge Set - Gifts for Card Players

The Bridge Source

Bridge Cards can be found at The Bridge Source, offering a variety of top quality playing cards designed specicfically for bridge.

Reflections Bridge cards - Gifts for Card Players

Large Print Cards

Caspari Large Print Cards - Gifts for card Players

BRIDGE IN THE BOX

Bridge in the Box offers some lovely cards

Playing Card Sets from Bridge in the Box

Playing Card Sets from Bridge in the Box

Fuchsia Sleeved Card Box - Gifts for Card Players


UNIQUE AND UNUSUAL CARDS

Ellusionist

Lovely offerings from Ellusionist

Super Bees Cards - Gifts for Card Players

Check out their 12 deck trial pack!

12 Deck Trial Pack - Gifts for Card Players

Other Unique Cards

Black cards for the collector

Solar Matrix Black Playing Cards - Gifts for Card Players

Prism Night Playing Cards - Gifts for Card Players

Black Ghost Bicycle Cards - Gifts for Card Players

Pop culture cards

Jurassic Park Playing Cards - Gifts for Card Players

Star Wars Playing Cards - Gifts of Card Players

Princess Bride Playing Cards - Gifts for Card Players

Joker Playing Cards - Gifts for Card Players

Game of Thrones Playing Cards - Gifts for Card Players

Green cards. Eco-friendly and recyclable!

Green cards

Here’s another unique set from Bicycle

More custom cards!

Custom Playing Cards - Gifts for Card Players

Art Cards

Blue Knights Playing Cards - Gifts for Card Players

National Park Playing Cards - Gifts for Card Players

Halloween Cards - Gifts for Card Players

Etsy is great for vintage collectables, art cards and more!

Vintage Pinocle Deck

Vintage Pinocle Deck - Gifts for Card Players

Chimney Sweep Cards, circa 1950

Chimney Sweep Playing cards - Gifts for Card Players

And if you like luxury, check out these gold playing cards

Gold Playing Cards - Gifts for Cards Players

Simon Drew’s Preposterous Playing Cards & Peculiar Playing Cards

Peculiar Playing Cards

Arrr Be Darr Matey Pirate Playing Cards – cheap enough to buy a bunch!

Pirate Playing Cards on Gifts for Card Players

Have friends who find the writing too small on their playing cards? Try these low vision playing cards.

Low vision trading cards for visually impaired players

 

CUSTOM PLAYING CARDS

Many of you have asked if we know of a good service. Here’s one we found recently that looks perfect!  Shuffled Ink Custom Playing Cards – and there’s a fun playing cards blog too!


PLAYING CARD BLOG

The Suicide King - Gifts for Card Players
The Suicide King (and Other Card Nicknames)
Playing cards have a rich history spanning hundreds of years. This has given us enough time to come up with sayings and nicknames for practically ... Read More
Exploring TCG Error Cards - Gifts for Card Players
Exploring TCG Error Cards
In the TCG universe, a huge part of the duel is how you structure your deck and there are thousands of kinds of cards to ... Read More
Obscure TCGs That Rock - Gifts for Card Players
Obscure TCG’s that Rock
Trading card games (also called TCG's for short) have soared in popularity since the release of the official first TCG Magic: The Gathering way back ... Read More
Magic Kits - Gifts for Card Players
Exploring Magic Kits
Many professional magicians consider magic kits corny, but they can still remember their first one! If you buy the right kit, it can be a great ... Read More
Learn How to Shuffle a Deck, It Can Give You the Upper Hand - Great Bridge Links
Learn How to Shuffle a Deck, It Can Give You the Upper Hand
Style and skill go hand in when playing any card game. Looking like you know what you’re doing is part and parcel of every card ... Read More
Reproduction Vintage and Classic Playing Cards
The Best of Reproduction Decks
Love playing cards? Looking for gifts? Here's a list of some unique options for your favourite card collector! ... Read More
Ellusionist and other Trick Card Resources - Gifts for Card Players
Trick Card Decks & Where to Find Them
Over the years, I’ve developed a deep-rooted fine love for card and coin tricks; those are two things I’m almost never without – when killing ... Read More
Vintage Playing Cards - Gifts for Card Players
Looking at Antique and Vintage Card Decks
Guitarists call the phenomenon GAS, short for Gear Acquisition Syndrome: One can never have too many guitars – or in our case, card decks. When ... Read More
Valentine Crafts with Playing Cards
6 Fun and Simple Valentines Day Crafts to Make With a Deck of Cards
If you’re the type who loves Love and loves crafts, this list is perfect for you. Grab yourself a few decks of red-backed playing cards ... Read More
How to clean your dirty playing cards
How can I clean my playing cards?
Are your cards sticky with snack grease and finger oils? Restore them to usefulness with these card cleaning tips ... Read More
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THE SHOPS

Many shops feature beautiful decorative cards and gift sets including:

Baron Barclay (USA)

Richmond Bridge (UK)

Simon Lucas (UK)

Playing Cards & More (USA)

The Bridge Source (USA)

The House of Cards

Newt’s Games and Cards

London Bridge Centre Historical and vintage cards

Canadian Bridge Supplies Playing Cards and Bridge Sets

Playing Cards Only : Features playing cards and card games that are designed to be informative and entertaining for all ages.