The motifs on the cards:
Apricot Inspiration, Kangsi, China
Composition from the Song Era, China
Birds and flowers, inspiration from China
Lotus Flowers, Xuande Period, China
Turkish bird and plant motifs from islamic art
Asia Minor (thirteenth century)
Flower inspiration from Saint Cloud - Design, France (eighteenth century)
Blue bird, around 1780, Japan
The fine illustrations are designed by Birthe Koustrup, educated at Ellen Rimestads Kunstindustriskole in Copenhagen. Her books have been published in a wide variety of languages - most recently Japanese
The cards are printed on European Swan-labeled company and are made from environmentally certified FSC paper.
The envelopes are made of eco-friendly eucalyptus paper.