Review Oracle of Visions

Oracle of VisionsORACLE of VISIONS

by Ciro Marchetti

2014 U.S. Games Systems, Inc.

ISBN:  978-1-57281-756-2

Having been a long standing fan of the art and decks created by digital artist Ciro Marchetti, I was thrilled when the Oracle of Visions deck and book set arrived upon my door step.  One could never be disappointed by the exquisitely illustrated 52 cards which make up this remarkable Oracle.  While the Tarot decks Marchetti has produced over the years hold a special place in my collection, his creation of an Oracle such as this has shown an even broader depth of imagination and creativity in this less restrictive arena of divination decks. Continue reading

Review – Lenormand Cartomancy

Lenormand CartomancyLenormand Cartomancy

by Christopher Butler

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

Copyright 2013

ISBN: 978-0-7643-4562-3

Marie-Anne Lenormand was the greatest celebrity fortune teller of the Napoleonic Era. Among her famous consultants were Frances, Lady Shelley, Robespierre, and the Empress Josephine, with whom she formed a lifelong bond of friendship. Since the mid-nineteenth century, the enigmatic fortune telling deck contained in this box has been associated with her secret techniques of cartomancy and fortune telling. Discover for yourself this long revered tradition through the comprehensive guidebook and a traditional Lenormand deck, freshly re-illustrated for the modern age. You will be guided on a card-by-card journey, and, when you’ve finished, you’ll have the skills to perform readings both simple and complex. Take your cards and, in the words of the great lady herself, “coupez!” The spell cast by the “Sybil of the Salons” has never been stronger. Continue reading

Review – Bleu Cat Tarot

Bleu Cat Tarot

Bleu Cat Tarot

Author & Artist – Beth Seilonen

Publisher- Schiffer Publishing Ltd.

ISBN:  978-0-7643-4553-1

The Bleu Cat Tarot is based on the Artists  Siamese cat, Isis.  Cats, as most of us know are quite entertaining when they want to be, even when they aren’t even trying.  If you have ever shared space with a cat, then you will understand the many antics that Beth portrays in the form of cleverly drawn art cards.

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