Not to be confused with the other Celtic Tarot decks, this particular deck by Julian de Burgh shows scenes from Irish mythology in a misty, pretty watercolour style.
Justin De Burgh
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - St Martins Press
Celtic Tarot review by Mike Dales
The Celtic Tarot (Book by Julian de Burgh, Art by Mary Guinan, published by Rider Books UK) is a deck/book set based on the great cycles of Irish mythology. The drawings are watercolour representations of events from the ancient sagas within a pale yellow frame. Even so, the artist has managed to incorporate much familiar tarot symbolism. The Magician, for example, depicts Mog Ruith who was said to be the most powerful druid in Ireland, but shows him bearing the four suit symbols in traditional style.
The book is beautifully and clearly written and describes both the story behind each card as well as the basic divinatory meaning, again very much in traditional style. The approach is unashamedly psychological and not at all "dark" in meaning. A nice touch is a short quo... read more reviews or write a review.
Similar Decks to Celtic TarotTheme: Celtic
More About These CardsName: Celtic Tarot
Creators: Justin De Burgh
Publisher: St Martins Press
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Card Back: Unknown