Letterpress cards featuring birds sitting amongst winter tree branches.
A set of letterpress Christmas cards by designer Jacky Al-Samarraie which are hand finished with glitter and Swarovski crystals for extra sparkle.
The cards have a lovely textured quality due to this traditional method of printing.
Letterpress was the every-day printing technique for five centuries, until more modern lithography took over.
Ink is applied to the surface of metal plate (which has a raised surface with a reverse image, like a rubber stamp) and the plate is pressed against paper to make an ‘impression’.
Each card comes individually wrapped in a cello bag and with a luxury envelope.
Cotton board made from waste fibres, manufactured in the Lake District.
Each card measures: 10.5 x 15.2 cm