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What Does The Deck Say? July 19, 2019

The Universal Tarot of Marseille is primarily based on a Swiss deck created in 1751 by by Claude Burdel. The pips have color backgrounds to assist readers with distinguishing suite and the majors have had the lines refined and color backgrounds added to soften the overall look. The Universal Tarot of Marseille is ©Lo Scarabeo.

Today’s cards: 3 Swords, 9 Swords, & 4 Batons.

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What Does The Deck Say? July 5, 2019

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. Tavaglione’s Stairs of Gold Tarot is ©US Games Systems.

Today’s cards: King of Staves, 3 of Swords, & 2 of Cups.

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What Does The Deck Say? May 29, 2019

The Sweeney Tarot was designed to read with reversals. Having the expected 78 cards, one could use any system of meanings with it. However Lee Bradford has put deep thought into the meanings of the Sweeney Tarot, making sure it is approachable by all and without occult or religious concerns that would restrict its audience or use.

Today’s cards: 3 of Swords (reversed), 2 of Coins (reversed), & The Fool [0].

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What Does The Deck Say? May 16, 2019

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. The Fey Tarot is ©Lo Scarabeo.

Today’s cards: 3 of Swords, Queen of Pentacles, & 7 of Chalices.

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What Does The Deck Say? November 21, 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: 3 of Swords, 8 of Wands, & 10 of Pentacles.

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What Does The Deck Say? November 2, 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: Nine of Pentacles, Ace of Wands, & Three of Swords.

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What Does The Deck Say? September 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.

Fey Tarot: Knave of Pentacles, 4 of Swords, & 3 of Swords.
Fey Tarot: Knave of Pentacles, 4 of Swords, & 3 of Swords.

Today’s cards: Knave of Pentacles, 4 of Swords, & 3 of Swords. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? September 19, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? June 15, 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: Justice [XI], 3 of Swords, & Strength [VIII]. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? June 15, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? June 14, 2018

The Sweeney Tarot was designed to read with reversals. Having the expected 78 cards, one could use any system of meanings with it. However Lee Bradford has put deep thought into the meanings of the Sweeney Tarot, making sure it is approachable by all and without occult or religious concerns that would restrict its audience or use.

Today’s cards: The Lovers [VI], 3 of Swords “Separation” (reversed), & 3 of Wands “Completion” (reversed). Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? June 14, 2018