The Golden Art Nouveau Deck Interview

The Golden Art Nouveau Tarot is a gorgeous Italian rendering of the the Pamela Colman Smith designs that makes excellent use of gold-foil accents and backgrounds. I decided to put it through my "deck interview" spread to see what it will divulge about itself in the way of a pseudo-psychological "personality profile." I don't actually … Continue reading The Golden Art Nouveau Deck Interview

Sacred Geometry Cards for the Visionary Path: A Deck Review

First off, I want to say that I bought this deck by accident. I thought I was getting Francene Hart's original Sacred Geometry Oracle deck, which has a "Frieda-Harris-synthetic-projective-geometry" vibe to it, and which I hoped to use in combination with the Thoth deck. That said, my first impression is that this deck has charms … Continue reading Sacred Geometry Cards for the Visionary Path: A Deck Review

The Heloise Lenormand “Attitude Check”

I just received Lynn Boyle's Heloise Lenormand from Australia and I'm definitely impressed. The deck is designed around a stained-glass-window motif, and the images are crystal-clear and instantly recognizable. There are five extra cards in the plain white box: the now customary second Man and Woman as well as an extra Tree, Tower and Heart. … Continue reading The Heloise Lenormand “Attitude Check”

The Rana George Lenormand “Attitude Check”

Not long ago I bought the Rana George Lenormand deck. I had taken it off my wish-list as being of only middling interest, but you know what happens when commercial availability and consumer vulnerability converge. Although its artwork is nowhere near as dazzling as Ciro Marchetti's Gilded Reverie Lenormand, I place it in the same … Continue reading The Rana George Lenormand “Attitude Check”