Faery Wicca Tarot

[Strength of Will] [Crane Bag] Kisma K. Stepanich was inspired to create the Faery Wicca Tarot one day while sitting in a stone circle in County Meath, Ireland. Her deck "blends traditional tarot images with the mystical symbolism of modern Faery magick." There are 83 cards in five groups: the 40 Element cards (suit cards 1-10), the 16 Helper Cards (court cards), the 22 Ancient Ones (major arcana), the Power card (Tree of Life), and 4 Gift or Faery Cards. These last five are unique to the Faery Wicca deck. The four suits represent the four faery cities of the OtherWorld - Falias, Gorias, Findias and Muirias. Each Helper and Ancient One card identifies a character or object from Irish myth. Stepanich also encodes the cards with Gaelic alphabets and sacred symbols. The instruction booklet is larger than most (167 pages). The artist is Renee Christine Yates.

Number of Cards Size Copyright Card Back Design
83
22 major/56 minor
1 power
4 gift
2 3/4" x 4 9/16" 1999 [back design]
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Language of Card Titles: English with Gaelic names

Style of Suit Cards (2-10): picture scenes

Also Included: instruction booklet

Ancient Ones (major arcana):
Seeker, Druid, High Priestess, Mother Goddess, Father God, Guide,
Beloved, Chariot, Poetical Justice, Holy Man, Sun Wheel, Strength of Will
Hangman, Banshee Crone, Holy Waters, Old One, Round Tower,
Star, Old Witch Moon hill, Sun Child, Judgment, Weaver Goddess

Extra Cards:
Power Card - 00 The Tree of Life
Gift/Faery Cards - Apple Branch, Hazel Wand, Holy Stone, Crane Bag

Suit Names: Tine (Wands), Uisce (Cups), Aer (Swords), Domhan (Pentacles)

Court Cards: Ard Ri (King), Banrion (Queen), Ridire (Knight), Ainnir (Page/Maiden)

Links to Other Sites:
Review - Wicce website

SAMPLE CARD IMAGES:

[Ridire of Tine] [Ace of Aer] [10 of Uisce]

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