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What Does The Deck Say? June 11, 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: Strength [VIII] (reversed), Page of Wands, 7 of Wands (reversed).

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What Does The Deck Say? May 30, 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 Chalices, Strength [VIII], & Death [XIII].

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What Does The Deck Say? April 26, 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. ©Lo Scarabeo

Today’s cards: The Emperor [IV], Queen of Wands, & Strength [XI].

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What Does The Deck Say? April 12, 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: Queen of Swords, 4 of Cups, & Fortitude [XI].

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What Does The Deck Say? April 3, 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: Strength [VIII], The World [XXI] (reversed), & The Moon [XVIII] (reversed).

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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? March 8, 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: Queen of Wands (reversed), Strength [VIII] (reversed), & The Tower [XVI] (reversed).

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What Does The Deck Say? October 2, 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: The World [XXI], The Wheel [X], & Strength [VIII].
Fey Tarot: The World [XXI], The Wheel [X], & Strength [VIII].

Today’s cards: The World [XXI], The Wheel [X], & Strength [VIII].

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