Details of the Alchemical Tarot
Solandia's Summary: Inspired by the spiritual alchemy of the Rosicrucians, the Alchemical Tarot is full of alchemical symbolism and explains "the beliefs of the elixirs that make up the substance of life." Card art is hand-drawn in style reminiscent of comic books. Now reprinted as the Alchemical Tarot: Renewed.
Robert M. Place
Type: Tarot Deck Number of Cards: 78 Major Arcana: 22 Minor Arcana: 56
Card Size: 4.72 x 3.15 inches = 12.00cm x 8.00cm
Publisher: Published by Thorsons
Deck Tradition: Mixed
Minor Arcana Style: Unique Scenes With Suit Symbols
Suits: Staffs, Vessels, Swords, Coins
Court Cards: Lady, Knight, Queen, King
Major Titles: The Fool, The Magician, The High Priestess, The
Empress, The Emperor, The Hierophant, The Lovers, The
Chariot, Justice, The Hermit, The Wheel of Fortune,
Strength, The Hanged Man, Death, Temperance, The Devil, The
Tower, The Star, The Moon, The Sun, Judgement, The World
The Fool is 0 Strength is 8 Justice is 11
Other Decks by Creator(s):
by Rosemary Guiley.
Alchemical Tarot: Renewed,
Tarot of the Saints,
by Robert M. Place.
Card Back: Non-reversible
Back Design: Large illustration of a red rose in a blue Vesica Piscis against field split diagonally: red and a black/white checkerboard.
Companion Material: Companion book by Robert Place and Rosemary Guiley
Excerpt of the
Alchemical Tarot review by Lynn: After reading for nearly 30 years with various
Rider-Waite Smith decks, and experimenting with several
others, I wanted something new, stimulating, but not
completely untraditional. As an intuitive reader, I have a
great deal invested in the imprinting I've done on the
Rider-Waite-Smith cards over the years, but was looking for imagery
that would challenge and refresh my perceptions.
I spen... read more.
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