Elemental Tarot

[Empress] [2 of Earth] The first edition of Caroline Smith's deck is out of print, but now the Elemental Tarot is available again. This brightly-colored deck shows symbolic scenes that convey meaning at many different levels. Each card of the major arcana has the card name and number, a keyword meaning, the astrological correspondences and two fitting lines from an ancient poem about the fusing of opposites. For example, the lines for the Fool are: "I am the unlearned and they can learn from me." The four suits are the four elements and the four court cards represent a family. Minor arcana cards are each associated with a god or goddess. They show number and Egyptian symbols as well. The set includes the book Elemental Tarot by Smith and John Astrop. It describes a systematic approach to the tarot and explains all the symbols (128 pages). Smith and Astrop are also the creators of the Moon Oracle.

Number of Cards Size Copyright Cover Card Back
Design
78
22 major/56 minor
3 1/4"
x
5"
1999
First Edition - 1988
[back design]
Order - Amazon

Language of Card Titles: English

Style of Suit Cards (2-10): Stylized symbolic images

Also Included: instruction book

Major Arcana:
Fool, Trickster, Virgin, Empress, Emperor, Pope,
Choice, Victory, Strength, Shaman, Fate, Law,
Hanged Man, Death, Peace, Devil, Tower, Star,
Moon, Sun, Judgement, Aeon

Suit Names: Fire (Wands), Water (Cups), Air (Swords), Earth (Pentacles)

Court Cards: Father (King), Mother (Queen), Son (Knight), Daughter (Page)

Links to Other Sites:
Smith & Astrop's website
Review - Wicce website
Review - Taetia Zysshe website

SAMPLE CARD IMAGES:

[Son of Fire] [One of Air] [Trickster]

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