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What Does The Deck Say? April 22, 2019

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. The Universal Waite Tarot is ©US Games Systems, Inc.

Today’s cards: Queen of Swords (reversed), Ace of Cups, & Page of Wands.

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What Does The Deck Say? March 26, 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: Page of Wands (reversed), Strength [VIII], & The Magician [I].

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What Does The Deck Say? February 1, 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: Death [XIII], Page of Staves, & The Tower [XVI]

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What Does The Deck Say? December 19, 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. Deck artist: Ciro Marchetti.

Today’s cards: Page of Wands (reversed), 8 of Wands (reversed), & The Moon [XVIII] (reversed).

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What Does The Deck Say? October 23, 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: Page of Staves, 8 of Coins, & Ace of Cups.

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What Does The Deck Say? March 05, 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: 10 of Wands, Knave of Wands, & 2 of Swords. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? March 05, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? January 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: Knave of Wands, 7 of Chalices, & 8 of Swords. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? January 15, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? October 28, 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: Knave of Wands, The Hierophant, & The Devil. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? October 28, 2017