African Tarot

The African Tarot is a cute revision of the standard Rider-Waite with an African theme. Thick black outlines surround bright colours in the simple and two-dimensional art on small-size cards.

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Created by Denese Palm, Marina Romito
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - US Games

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African Tarot review by Ashe Monday

This could very well be the single cutest tarot deck in existence.

The title "African Tarot" is probably quite offputting to many people: are the art and descriptions specifically meant for Black people? Not at all. I am a black woman in Washington state and have showed this deck to countless white friends who have found it adorable. Its booklet displays meanings that seem pretty much standard to Rider-Waite system. Indeed, I've seen this deck defined as a "Rider-Waite clone".

The suits are also traditional: Wands, Swords, Cups and Pentacles. However, in the artwork the Swords are depicted as spears, the Cups as gourds and the Pentacles as golden discs. It is a very colorful (mainly primary colors, even), happy little deck, even though the people rarely giv... read more reviews or write a review.

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Theme: African
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Name: African Tarot
Creators: Denese Palm, Marina Romito
Publisher: US Games
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Cards: 78

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