Memento Mori

  

Stemming from the medieval Latin theory and practice of reflection on mortality, it has been a ubiquitous part of human culture for centuries. From the philosophical to the artistic, the fascination, fear and appreciation of death has consistently captivated and cultivated our imagination. Many practitioners of this theory kept with them, artifacts or keepsakes which served as a reminder that the only thing certain in life, was death. Many of these items were often objects (watches, necklaces) in the shape of skulls.

The low-poly design represents a simplistic one. The bare "bones" of 3D creation and graphic art, the first steps of animation can be interpreted as the beginning of 'virtual' life. 

Many historians believe that playing cards represented a deeper, esoteric meaning, that each suit was one of the four seasons. Each card within a suit was one of the thirteen phases of the moon. The fifty-two cards in a deck would represent the fifty-two weeks of the year and together, this would represent just one year of your life.

A constant reminder of our fleeting time on earth. 

Art director - Chris Ramsay  

$9.95
$9.95

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V.h.
Great

My son purchased these due to he already had a deck and they are showing some age from much use. This was to replace that deck. He really likes these cards.

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T.R.
Momento Mori

Definitely one of my favorite decks!

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J.R.
Amazing

These cards are Absolute awesomeness, the feel and the design are wonderful

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J.l.
Nice design

I love the design so cool

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A.C.
Beautiful design and colors

This deck is gorgeous! The design and colors for these make it great for performing flourishes and springs!

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N.H.

A very nice deck of Cards. The colors are amazing. The Cards are kind of hard right out of the box but it gets less hard by the time your using it👍🏻

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