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What Does The Deck Say? April 9, 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: The Lovers [VI], Ace of Wands, 5 of Wands (reversed).

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What Does The Deck Say? March 29, 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: 2 of Coins, King of Staves, & The Lover [VI].

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What Does The Deck Say? March 13, 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 Lovers [VI], The Hermit [IX], & 6 Batons.

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What Does The Deck Say? February 26, 2019

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: Page of Cups, The Lovers [VI], & Ace of Pentacles.

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What Does The Deck Say? February 21, 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: Ace of Cups (reversed), 4 of Cups (reversed), & The Lovers.

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What Does The Deck Say? January 22, 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: 4 of Wands (reversed), The Lovers [VI], & Animal [XV] (reversed).

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What Does The Deck Say? December 03, 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. ©Lo Scarabeo

Today’s cards: The Devil [XV], 6 of Chalices, & The Lovers [VI].

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What Does The Deck Say? November 8, 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 Chalices, The Fool [0], & The Lovers [VI].

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What Does The Deck Say? October 17, 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.

Universal Waite: The Lovers [VI], 9 of Swords (reversed), & 7 of Wands.
Universal Waite: The Lovers [VI], 9 of Swords (reversed), & 7 of Wands.

Today’s cards: The Lovers [VI], 9 of Swords (reversed), & 7 of Wands.

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