The Original Tarot Deck

$19.95

The original Smith-Waite-styled tarot deck with 78 cards printed on high quality linen paper. A booklet is included with an explanation of each card.

Card size: 4 3/4″ x 2 3/4″; paper linen finish

Weight: 9 oz

 

5 in stock

Description

From the deck producer’s website:

“Our Original Tarot deck features the original artwork by Pamela Colman Smith but with vastly improved colors and high quality linen card stock. Printed on 350gsm paper, this deck is highly durable and made to last. Using the latest technology, the cards have high color saturation, with crisp vectorized images.

  • There is no branding in the corner, making it professionally and aesthetically pleasing.
  • The back of the card has a simple, neutral design that our customers love.
  • The crisp images show even the smallest of details.
  • Our deck comes with a colored booklet that will help beginners learn all about Tarot reading.

Deck History

Although Tarot reading has been around since the Medieval times, the traditional deck that most Tarot card readers come to know and learn from was designed by Pamela Colman Smith in the early 20th century in England, under the instruction of Arthur Edward Waite. Smith was a renowned artist who worked with famous authors such as William Butler Yeats and Bram Stoker.

The  Author

Previous to Smith’s re-imagination of Tarot cards, the images were quite simple and didn’t have the detailed, colorful illustrations that she originated. Inspired by the world around her, Smith added human images and bright colors to Tarot cards. We kept the integrity of her artwork by simply enhancing and modernizing the colors. “

Additional information

Weight12.1 oz
Dimensions4 × 2 × 2 in

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