Small Laminated Deity Cards

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Small Laminated Deity Cards

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Does anyone know a good source for small - like 2x3 inches or so - laminated deity cards, like for green Tara, manjushri, etc?

I see a lot of options for 5x7 but I know someone who wants smaller ones, and it’s been surprisingly hard to find. She even ordered some thinking they were smaller and they came as 5x7.

Thanks.
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Seeker12 wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:25 pm Does anyone know a good source for small - like 2x3 inches or so - laminated deity cards, like for green Tara, manjushri, etc?

I see a lot of options for 5x7 but I know someone who wants smaller ones, and it’s been surprisingly hard to find. She even ordered some thinking they were smaller and they came as 5x7.

Thanks.
3.7” x 5.5”
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A company In Taiwan has a big selection of small cards in color, lenticular (3D), and color embossed on reflective cards, very cool and very inexpensive:
https://www.chuan-der.com.tw

And enter “thangka replica cards” or “Buddha cards” in the search window. They have the small size you are looking for, $40NTW ($US 1.45) each.


You may have difficulty navigating their website if you don’t read Chinese. However, using Google translator will help. Also, making payment may be a bit of a challenge, but I know they ship to the US and Europe, and they are very helpful even if you email them in English. You ought to be able to arrange something.
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Www.dharma-arts.net in France, iconographically correct stuff, very well made.
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conebeckham wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 6:27 pm Www.dharma-arts.net in France, iconographically correct stuff, very well made.
Oh my, thank you! Quite excellent materials, like the mantra garlands and seed syllables (some are surprisingly difficult to find in great print).
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You can use shutterfly. Choose an image and upload it. Then order wallet size. You'll get 4 2x3 pics. Also you can choose Pearl print which looks really good
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Damienabel108 wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 8:37 pm You can use shutterfly. Choose an image and upload it. Then order wallet size. You'll get 4 2x3 pics. Also you can choose Pearl print which looks really good
How is their quality compared to the other print-on-demand services? I've had mixed success in quality from the other services.

This is however a very good idea.
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As long as you search for a large photo, it turns out beautifully.
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