“Can I Buy My Own First Deck?”
I get this question a lot.
The Answer is a Resounding YES.
People want to add mystery and ritual to the tarot, so they have created this story that makes it seem more like a club that you need to know someone to get into.
Unless you’re already in a coven with a matriarch who is about to bequeath you with your first deck, please buy your own deck.
This Taiwanese Tarot Deck, The Elf of Heaven, is bright and colorful and hard to find. I share the publishers’ website and email address at the beginning. The name of the illustrator is Kele Wang (first name, last name). His style is clearly influenced by manga or anime, but is his own. It also reminds me of German Expressionist style.
BabaBarock Studio has produced a cold stamp second edition of The Fantastic Menagerie Tarot, a compilation of images from Le Metamorphosis Du Jour by JJ Grandville, the illustrator who designed the images for the first print of Alice in Wonderland.
New to Tarot, Zoë explores the perfect new deck for her to enter into this field with, the Animal Totem Tarot. Jenna and Zoë talk about the wisdom and intelligence of this unique deck that is a great fit for anyone who understands animals and their behaviors. We offer a reading at the end for everyone listening.