International Icon Tarot
The International Icon Tarot is a reworking of the Rider-Waite images, applicable to a universal audience by using simple iconic signs with neutral, faceless figures without sex or race. A modern classic (with the addition of The Happy Squirrel card).
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Tarot Deck - 79 Cards - Self Published 2004
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International Icon Tarot review by Solandia
The International Icon Tarot could be classified as a Rider-Waite Tarot clone, but with a significant difference: the imagery of the International Icon Tarot is based on signage. International pictograms: the kind of signage seen at airports and on toilet doors.
These Tarot cards are universal, featuring humans in all the normal places and poses but without differentiating between race, gender, clothing, age, facial expression or other cues. While none are obviously or specifically men or women, some are shaped to suggest one gender. The King of Pentacles is broad of shoulder; the Queen of Pentacles has a chest, while one of the couple in the Two of Pentacles has a distinctly female silhouette and a nipped-in waist. Some accessories also remain, such as the blindfold on Justice an...
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More About These Cards
Name: International Icon Tarot
Publisher: Self Published 2004
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 23
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Minor Arcana Style: RWS-Based Scenes
Suits: Cups, Swords, Wands, Pentacles
Court Cards: Page, Knight, Queen, King
Major Titles: The Fool, The Magician, The High Priestess, The
Empress, The Emperor, The Hierophant, The Lovers, The
Chariot, Strength, The Hermit, The Wheel of Fortune,
Justice, The Hanged Man, Death, Temperance, The Devil, The
Tower, The Star, The Moon, The Sun, Judgement, The World,
The Happy Squirrel
The Fool is 0
Strength is 8
Justice is 11
Card Size: 4.50 x 2.75 in. = 11.43cm x 6.99cm
Card Language: English
Back Design: Lunar orb and crescent shape in pale yellow against a cornflower blue background.
Companion Material: Little white booklet.