Mlle Lenormand (1772 – 1843) came into prominence in France as a card diviner early in the 19th century. She made a deep impression upon the minds of her numerous followers and was celebrated by many famous personages. The verses on the cards do not replace an own interpretation – they make it just easier for beginners to recognize the significance of the card. The images are very soft and romantic drawn and give a harmonious image. Lenormand Fortune Telling Cards from the publishing house AGM-Urania.
36 cards, Size: 88 x 57mm, Card language: English, Instruction booklet: English
The traditional Blue Owl Lenormand cards now with explaining verses. Card interpretion has never been this easy! The “Blue Owl” represent the marvelous cards found after her death, the same cards with which she predicted the rise and fall of Emperor Napoleon, the secrets of Empress Josephine and the fate of many court followers.
“This petit 36-card deck encourages readers to explore their own intuition and associations to interpret the cards, or refer to the accompanying booklet for guidance on each card meaning (more detailed card interpretation are given in the Mystical Lenormand Book on page 53) . The vivid artwork was created by Swiss artist Urban Trösch using a time-honored technique of egg tempera on wood with a chalk base.”
The atmosphere of the early Lenormand-cards – an invitation to a very special experience.
36 historical cards in their original format (44 x 75 mm),
with pointy corners (typical for the time) in a lovely sturdy box.
The accompanying booklet by Alexander Glück draws a fascinating line from the primordial cards to todays application of them.
44 x 75 mm
Booklet in English, French and German
By kind permission of the British Museum, London, edited by Alexander Glueck. The game was conceived by Johann Kaspar Hechtel and published in Nuremberg in 1799 as a parlour game. This is where we meet all the characters seen later in the Lenormand cards: the rider, the stork, the mice, the fish, etc. The booklet includes the historic game rules and instructions how to read this oracle today.
Finally available in English! A perfect companion to the Mystical Lenormand cards. In this book, Regula Elizabeth Fiechter describes the images and the interpretations of each card and explains how combinations affect the interpretation. Though tips and suggestions are provided, the reader’s own stimulated intuition is used to supply a successful and helpful interpretation. For animal lovers, the Mystical Lenormand is especially attractive—each card carries the image of at least one animal. The Mystical Lenormand is modelled on cards which were used by Marie-Anne Lenormand, a prominent and popular French seeress of the 19th century.