Deck of Interest—The Alchemical Visions Tarot

Oct 04 2019

On sale November 1.

Can you change the future?

A.E. Waite and Pamela Colman-Smith created their iconic tarot deck during the Piscean age. It was the age of fishermen and carpenters remembering the ancient wisdom of the Goddess as patriarchy tried to erase every trace of Her. The Waite-Smith deck is painted with esoteric Judeo-Christian symbolism, reflecting the path that moved the feminine aspects of Wisdom along as best it could. Now, we are, predominately, in the Aquarian age, the age of humankind. The Universal Ancient Wisdom is emerging in a balanced and inclusive way, available to the many instead of the segregated few. The current proliferation of tarot/divination decks is an indication of the modern availability of esoteric wisdom to the general public.

It was the apparent superficiality of many of those decks that first drew Taussig into an intense journey through the world of tarot symbolism. Ten years later, the result is a cutting-edge deck for the new age. Using digital technology, he combines the look of old-school renderings with modern psychological imagery and brings it all to life using Jungian archetypal coloring.

Weiser Books has packaged this deck and 184-page book exquisitely to let seekers know that the set contains something very special. This is a deck which is meant to be worked with over time. While it will certainly trigger useful information when called upon for divination, the highest use of the deck will be for personal insight and inspiration. PRE-ORDER FOR THE DECK

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Deck of Interest—Archetypes

Sep 27 2019

New from Kim Krans!

Does the mountain speak to you?

Kim Krans created the original indie-tarot-mega-deck, and set the standard for personal-web-brand crossovers to traditional mainstream success. Throughout her heady journey, she has remained true to her creative core and the original The Wild Unknown model/brand. About four years after drawing the original life-changing deck, she discovered that her life, though hugely successful, lacked enchantment. Her seeker-self set out to find that missing part of herself. A friend brought her to the gate of depth psychology (and Carl Jung) and she began a new leg of her journey. After a classic, depth-psychology creative transformation, she has resurfaced in the major media world with a powerful oracle deck that takes The Wild Unknown into new territory.

Her wish for the you, the reader, is that you will trust the archetypal image that reaches out to you. She has used her classic line drawing and watercolor style to present you with 78 images to consider.

HarperOne has exquisitely packaged this powerful deck. The round cards are packaged in a separate round container and the beautiful 226-page guidebook reproduces Krans’ original artwork and explanatory insights with great attention to detail. It contains a wealth of information, all hand-written by Krans. I love this deck. PREORDER THE DECK

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Deck of Interest—The Crystal Spirits Oracle

Sep 20 2019

Do you dialogue with GAIA?

Universal Consciousness speaks to us in manifestation on the physical plane through many media. Often down played, if not overlooked entirely, is the world of crystals. They have become hugely popular as treasured objects and the energies they carry is recognized and called upon for many purposes. But how many people truly get to know their crystals? Colette Baron-Reid has developed a personal relationship with the spirits of these powerful stones and she has created this deck to introduce us to 58 of them.

Beautifully illustrated by Jena DellaGrottaglia, the subdued faces on the cards wait to be invited into the readers life. Baron-Reid tells us how to do that, as well as sharing the special gifts each unique ethereal personality offers through its stone. This deck, like the earth beneath our feet, doesn’t scream out for attention, but its power is there for those who choose to recognize it. SHOP FOR THE DECK

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Deck of Interest—Oracle of the Radiant Sun

Sep 14 2019

Do you follow the Sun?

These 84 smaller-sized (not mini) cards draw on traditional, astrological renderings to pack lots of symbolism into a well-organized and accessible divination tool. All the astrological basics are covered, concisely yet thoroughly. While there is some information provided for Jupiter, Neptune, and Uranus, the deck is designed around the ancient system of the seven planets visible to the naked eye. There is a particular focus on Horary Astrology which calculates the celestial influences at the time of an inquiry rather than the time of birth.

Astrology buffs/experts will find this an inventive, free form means to call their intensive background into use without the elaborate astrological calculations that traditional chart casting requires. Oracle card deck afficionados will be able to access the complex world of astrology in a familiar format. It’s a terrific learning tool for those new to the world of horoscopes and a fun way for experts to use their skills in a new context. SHOP FOR THE DECK

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Deck of Interest—The Herbcrafter’s Tarot

Sep 06 2019

How do you use herbs?

Beginning with the premise that herbs are archetypes in botanical form, this deck builds on the traditional 78-card Rider-Waite-Smith tarot format to bring the magic of herbs into the hands of readers. Rather than documenting the properties associated with specific plants, this deck focuses on the relationships between people and plants. Dandelion shows us The Fool. Garlic teaches us about Strength. Rose shows us the heart of The Empress.

Joanna Powell Colbert’s illustrations are beautifully designed and rendered. They contain symbolism, captured in small details, that harkens back to Waite’s demanding standards. The cards respectfully reflect Latisha’s Mexican-American heritage and the Celtic heritage that she shares with Joanna. The companion book explains it all perfectly.

Whether you are a tarot reader, an herbalist, or someone who occasionally buys potted herbs in the grocery store, this is a deck that will brighten your world. SHOP FOR THE DECK

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Deck of Interest—Magick of YOU Oracle

Aug 30 2019

What will you see in this mirror?

These 36 exotic, cutting-edge digital illustrations by Marcela Bolivar move color to the background and allow shadow and light to take center stage. The technique makes them extraordinarily powerful images which are perfectly aligned with Fiona Horne’s intentions for each card. Just short of being “dark”, they bring the shadow aspects close enough to the light for us to grasp them.

Unlike a lot of oracle decks, this one was specially created by Horne to be used by those who want to read for themselves. Horne encourages readers to look into each card and let it reflect important aspects of themselves back to them. She tells us that her written interpretations of the cards are meant to open doors for readers, not to be the final word. She lets us know that what we find for ourselves in each card is the gift and the blessing.

The beautifully-designed, full-color 106-page companion book provides readers with all the basics. There is a ritual suggested for each card. The rituals are down-to-earth enough to be usable by newcomers to the craft. At the same time, they are founded on solid energetic principles that will make them inviting to those who are familiar with craftwork. SHOP FOR THE DECK

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Deck of Interest—ODIN & the Nine Realms Oracle

Aug 24 2019

Do you commune with the ancestors?

Connecting with her Norwegian heritage, and using her ability to spirit (astral) travel, Grace received these 54 card images from the Norse gods. She illustrated them from memory exactly as they were presented to her while she was in deep meditation. The cards take us on a tour of Norse mythology and the Nine Realms held in Yggdrasil, the World Tree. We are introduced to the gods and to the magical creatures who serve them, as well as to the Runes, a set of magical symbols dating back to ancient times.

Grace is a fifth-generation artist. Having created a bold personal style from her impressive lineage, she was able to not only recreate each image as it was shown to her, but to also infuse each finished illustration with the energy of the gods who gifted the images to her.

Are you ready to explore this powerful spirit world from the land of the Vikings? Grace offers comprehensive guidance and wisdom in the insightful companion book but many of you will find that the cards speak for themselves. SHOP FOR THE DECK

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Deck of Interest—The Wonderland Tarot

Aug 16 2019

Have you been down this rabbit hole?

The world of oracle decks is suddenly filled with images of magical/mystical beings. In the midst of that, all things Alice in Wonderland are trending. I thought it was time to remind people of this cutting edge deck (originally published in 1989) which was re-released two years ago in US Games’ iconic small card/tin container format. Chris Abbey discovered Alice in early childhood and remains an enthusiastic fan. While this deck is anchored to the traditional 78-card Waite-Smith tarot format and the illustrations rely on Sir John Tenniel’s original Alice artwork, the imagery from there is all Wonderland magic at its best.

The new version retains the playing card indices in the borders making this a deck that can be used as either playing cards or tarot cards (an oracular crossover).

Chris Abbey suggests that users read Lewis Carroll’s original tale before they get too involved with this deck. I’m thinking that a lot of you will want to just take the plunge and follow Alice down the rabbit hole first and seek out Carroll’s classic work when you are ready to add the historic details. SHOP FOR THE DECK

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Deck of Interest—Sacred Geometry Healing Cards

Aug 03 2019

How sacred is your geometry?

The Earth Plane is moving into closer connection with the frequencies of the Mental Plane, the plane of sacred geometry (the sacred language of the universe) and the blue prints of the material world. You will find this on social media if you look. Crystals, crystal grids, and things like essential oils which capture the innate frequencies of plants, are beginning to trend seriously right now. Emily Kisvarda, working with her graphic designer, Kenz, has created a series of visual images which are intended to help viewers tap in to these higher frequencies and learn to access them in practical ways.

I was immediately captivated by the graphic rendering of an owl with golden eyes which graces the cover of this deck, as well as Card 48 Wisdom, From the shadows into the light. You can feel the energy as soon as you look at it and the golden eyes let you know that the wisdom is being offered to those who are ready to receive it.

If you’ve been put off by obtuse, mathematical discussions of sacred geometry elsewhere, please know that Kisvarda invites you to leave the complex math and science behind and just jump in and experience this level of awareness for yourself. She provides facts, concisely, if and when you are ready for them. (If you want to know what Solfeggio Frequency resonates with change, she tells you that at the end of the book.) She does, however, encourage you to forget your left brain and connect with the images intuitively via the right brain.

My personal experience is that Sacred Geometry comes into focus in the realms beyond words and concrete thoughts. This deck will help you let go and experience things that will change your life despite the fact that you can’t explain them to anybody else afterwards. SHOP FOR THE DECK

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Deck of Interest—Crow Tarot

Jul 27 2019

What does crow want to say to you?

Crow might not have the mystical allure of Eagle or Owl, but the truth is that Crow has much more interaction with mere mortals and, therefore, has much more impact on their lives. Cullinane fell under their spell in childhood and knew that they needed to be the anchor in her first tarot deck. It is a contract with the natural world that has served her well. The unique artistry of this deck has made it a bestseller since it first hit retailer’s shelves. And the appeal of the deck shows no signs of wearing off.

Dynamic, insightful, and sometimes showing a bit of tongue-in-cheek humor, the deck builds on the basic Rider-Waite-Smith format to add a new perspective to the classic symbolism of that landmark deck.

I started studying tarot in 1970. I may not have seen it all but I have seen more than enough of it. This deck broke through my jaded mindset to show me something new and exciting. If you love tarot, this is a deck you don’t want to miss. SHOP FOR THE DECK

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