Italian artist Luigi Scapini’s lavish paintings recreate 15th century Italy in this gold-accented tarot deck. The Major Arcana and court cards have gold backgrounds in the manner of fifteenth-century European decks. Both the Major and Minor Arcana include full scenes. In the Minors, symmetrical arrangements of the suit symbols provide composition around which the scenes are arranged.
The depth of Scapini’s art history expertise is evident in his lush settings and period costumes. Interesting details, and sometimes-humorous references, are cleverly imbedded in the artwork, with many of the cards depicting historical figures, for example, Rasputin as the Knight of Cups. Readers will easily relate to the universal situations revealed in the cards, for pleasurable and insightful readings.
In this exquisite deck, stylish characters breathe new life into the scenes and symbols of the Major and Minor Arcana. Dreaming Way Tarot explores numerological as well as elemental influences, and offers fresh interpretations of tarot. Popular Korean artist Kwon Shina expertly captured the exuberant spirit of Rome Choi’s dreamy vision.
Plongez dans la richesse symbolique du Tarot Aleister Crowley. La peintre Frieda Harris était elle-même égyptologue et a travaillé environ 1200 symboles dans les 78 cartes! Ces cartes sont fascinantes dans la profondeur de la pensée qu’ils révèlent. Le Thoth Tarot a été créé par le célèbre occultiste Aleister Crowley (1875 – 1947). Lady Frieda Harris (1877-1962) a peint les cartes. Bien que Lady Harris savait peu de choses sur le Tarot et son symbolisme, sous la direction de Crowleyshe transposé toutes les subtilités de ses idées dans ses peintures. Le tarot Thoth fut peint par Lady Frieda Harris, sous la direction du fameux occultiste Aleister Crowley. Ce tarot fut publié pour la première fois en 1969. Aleister Crowley (1875-1947) créa en Sicile un centre original mêlant occultisme, ésotérisme, philosophie, magie, alchimie.
Immerse yourself in the symbolic wealth of the Aleister Crowley Tarot. The painter Frieda Harris was herself an Egyptologist and worked about 1200 symbols into the 78 cards! These cards are fascinating in the depth of thinking which they reveal.
The Thoth Tarot was created by the famous occultist Aleister Crowley (1875 – 1947). Lady Frieda Harris (1877 – 1962) painted the cards. Although Lady Harris knew little about Tarot and its symbolism, under the guidance of Crowley she transposed all subtilities of his ideas into her paintings.
Many a card was painted in several versions, until one of them was approved by Crowley. The Crowley Thoth Tarot took over five years to be completed. It was first published in 1969, after the death of both Crowley and Lady Harris.
The present edition was produced by utiliting the most advanced techniques of color seperation and printing, thus faithfully reproducing the stunning colors of the original paintings.
95 x 140 mm
card language: english
instruction booklet: english
Sumérgete en la riqueza simbólica del Aleister Crowley Tarot. La pintora Frieda Harris era ella misma una egiptóloga y trabajó alrededor de 1200 símbolos en las 78 cartas! Estas cartas son fascinantes en el profundidad de pensamiento que revelan. El Tarot Thoth fue creado por el famoso ocultista Aleister Crowley (1875 – 1947). Lady Frieda Harris (1877 – 1962) pintó las cartas. Aunque Lady Harris sabía poco sobre el Tarot y su simbolismo, bajo la guía de Crowley que transpuso todas las subtilidades de sus ideas en sus pinturas. Muchas cartas fueron pintadas en varias versiones, hasta que una de ellas fue aprobada por Crowley. El Crowley Thoth Tarot tardó más de cinco años en completarse. Fue publicado por primera vez en 1969, después de la muerte de Crowley y Lady Harris. La presente edición se produjo utilizando la técnicas avanzadas de separación e impresión del color, por lo tanto fielmente reproduciendo los impresionantes colores de las pinturas originales.
The creators of Motherpeace Tarot have departed from traditional (and often patriarchal) imagery of tarot, and have instead embraced the goddess spirit. The feminist emphasis is balanced with several male figures present in the deck. Motherpeace’s round cards and primitive artwork allow the reader to rely on intuition rather than standard “black and white” meanings.
The four suits of the Minor Arcana are Cups; Wands, depicted with African culture; Discs, illustrated with Navajo culture; and Swords, depicted with Greco-Roman imagery.
U.S. Games Systems has proudly reissued the Hermetic Tarot deck in recognition of its historical and artistic importance. The details and symbols in each card reveal many of the esoteric workings of the Secret Order of the Golden Dawn, which flourished around the turn of the century.
Godfrey Dowson’s subtle black and white designs emphasize the Golden Dawn’s astrological attributes with further sephirotic, angelic, geomantic, numerical, and kabbalistic elements. All 78 cards feature an exquisite level of detail that highlights the powerful symbolism.
The 72-page instruction booklet includes an introduction by Stuart R. Kaplan and card meaning written by Godfrey Dowson and Stuart R. Kaplan. The booklet also gives instructions for the classic ten-card Celtic Cross layout and presents a chart of the elemental and astrological symbols, and a diagram of the ten spheres and 22 Hebrew Letters of the of the 22 Paths of the Tree of Life.
Dragon Tarot draws upon the rich imagery of dragons in all their historical and mythological sources. Thus the Dragon Tarot represents the fulfillment of centuries of research into the mystic symbolism of dragons throughout the world. This radiant deck brings together the magic and myth from cultures as diverse as ancient Babylon, Egypt, and China, to the legends of King Arthur, St. George, and Siegfried. Following traditional tarot symbolism, the Dragon Tarot leads the journey into the realms of imagination and self-discovery.
Peter Pracownik is the forefront of the Visionary Art Movement. He created the artwork for the Imperial Dragon Oracle, The Hobbit Tarot, The Lord of the Rings Tarot & Card Game, and Woodland Wisdom Oracle Cards, all published by U.S. Games Systems, Inc. Imperial Dragon Oracle won a 2010 COVR award.
Terry Donaldson is the author of several books on tarot including the The Dragon Tarot and The Lord of the Rings Tarot.
With charm, elegance and a twinkling eye, the black cats of artist Helena de Almeida slink into our hearts. The lovingly designed cards, based on the tarot of A.E. Waite, show the velvet paws magical, graceful and free, but also fierce and strong. The numerous details of each card, the modern aesthetics and the enchanting Black Cats make this deck extraordinary for cat fans as well as others. All cards with gold foil.