A modern-looking, different tarot published in the eighties. The Karma Tarot cards are based upon artists and musicians the creator knew while living in a commune in Copenhagen.
Birgit Boline Erfurt
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - US Games 1983
Karma Tarot review by DeLani
The Karma Music Tarot is a surreal, colorful deck unlike any other Tarot I've seen. The cards were done in bright watercolors with a goache technique. The format of the deck is the same as in the traditional Waite-Smith: 22 Major Arcana, and the suits of Coins, Cups, Wands and Swords. The court cards are the traditional Waite-Smith Page, Knight, Queen, and King.
However, the cards are anything but traditional. The scenes are surreal images of artists, dancers, musicians, clowns, and phantasmagoric creatures. The inspiration for these images came from the colorful people living with the artist in Christiana, an anti-establishment area within Copenhagen, Denmark.
To understand the 'atmosphere' of the cards, you should understand Christiana. Erfurt lived in Christiana from 1976-1... read more reviews.
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More About These CardsName: Karma Tarot
Creators: Birgit Boline Erfurt
Publisher: US Games 1983
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Mixed
Minor Arcana Style: Unique Scenes With Suit Symbols
Suits: Cups, Swords, Wands, Coins
Court Cards: Page, Knight, Queen, King
The Fool is 0
Strength is 8
Justice is 11
Card Size: 3.50 x 5.37 in. = 8.89cm x 13.65cm
Card Language: English
Card Back: Unknown