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What Does The Deck Say? February 22, 2019

The Legacy of the Divine is a work of art by Ciro Marchetti. Warm images tell a fantastic story across rural, urban, and fantasy settings. A visually inviting deck, it has hints of esotericism for those that are seeking such things, but those hints do not interfere with those that do not. Deck artist: Ciro Marchetti.

Today’s cards: 2 of Coins, 5 of Cups (reversed), & 6 of Coins.

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What Does The Deck Say? June 4, 2018

The Fey Tarot is the work of Mara Aghem. While the card names mostly track conventional tarot naming, the scenes differ from Pamela Coleman Smith’s renditions. Not all minors display the full pip count of their number. Rather, the scenes are meant to evoke the intuition of the reader rather than depend on long lists of regurgitated meanings.

Today’s cards: 2 of Pentacles, The Hermit [IX], & The Wheel [X]. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? June 4, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? April 12, 2018

Designed and illustrated by Megan Weber under the name of “Zaheroux“, this black and white deck features an animal for each card. Though there are bones in every image, don’t let this deck frighten you. There is wisdom for those who seek it.

Today’s cards: Two of Pentacles “Rat”, Seven of Wands “Chameleon”, & Queen of Swords “Eagle”. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? April 12, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? March 29, 2018

Tavaglione’s Stairs of Gold Tarot is a richly decorated esoteric book in the form of 78 tarot cards. Sometimes wildly diverging from Waite’s road, the deck can read as slim as necessary and as deep as the reader is willing to focus.

Today’s cards: 2 of Staves “Regret”, 3 of Staves “Undertaking”, & 2 of Coins “Embarrassment”. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? March 29, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? March 19, 2018

The Fey Tarot is the work of Mara Aghem. While the card names mostly track conventional tarot naming, the scenes differ from Pamela Coleman Smith’s renditions. Not all minors display the full pip count of their number. Rather, the scenes are meant to evoke the intuition of the reader rather than depend on long lists of regurgitated meanings.

Today’s cards: The Wisest [V], Temperance [XIV], & 2 of Pentacles. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? March 19, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? February 6, 2018

The Universal Waite is Mary Hanson-Roberts’ recolored rendition of the Waite-Smith deck. Nearly identical lining is softened by gentle coloring. Some faces have been reworked to be more pleasing to the eye.

Today’s cards: 4 of Cups (reversed), Queen of Pentacles (reversed), & 2 of Pentacles. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? February 6, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? January 03, 2018

The Legacy of the Divine is a work of art by Ciro Marchetti. Warm images tell a fantastic story across rural, urban, and fantasy settings. A visually inviting deck, it has hints of esotericism for those that are seeking such things, but those hints do not interfere with those that do not.

Today’s cards: The Star, 2 of Coins, & The Emperor (reversed). Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? January 03, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? December 02, 2017

The Bosch Tarot is a series of collages based on the paintings of Hieronymus Bosch. Using a unique set of meanings that is not derived from Waite, it will sometimes read direct, and sometimes read like a koan. It is a good deck for introspection and examination of internal motives.

Today’s cards: 8 of Pentacles, 2 of Pentacles, & 7 of Pentacles. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? December 02, 2017