The Llewellyn Tarot is based on the legends and mythology of Wales, and celebrates the Welsh heritage of Tarot publishers, Llewellyn. The cards are illustrated in a similar mystical, watercolour style to the Legend: The Arthurian Tarot. Now released in a 78-card kit.
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Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Llewellyn 2006
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Llewellyn Tarot review by Sheila Hamilton
First off, why is this the Llewellyn Tarot? Most of us are familiar with the Llewellyn Publishing house which specializes in esoteric subjects including Tarot. What is less well-known is that the founder of this company, one Llewellyn George, emigrated from Wales to America more than a century ago. This deck is published in time to coincide with the centenary of the founding of the press, and is a tribute to this fascinating and dynamic man. It does not seek to depict his biography but rather to explore and celebrate the mythology and landscape of his native country. Both the book and the cards are the work of Anna-Marie Ferguson, creator of the Legend Tarot which explores the Arthurian mythos. I can think of no-one I'd rather see creating images pertaining to the powerful world of Wels...
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More About These Cards
Name: Llewellyn Tarot
Publisher: Llewellyn 2006
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
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
The Fool is 0
Strength is 8
Justice is 11
Card Size: 3.37 x 4.63 in. = 8.57cm x 11.75cm
Card Language: English
Card Back: Works as though reversible
Back Design: Textured brown background with central medallion in red and gold, not exactly mirrored but close enough.
Companion Material: Companion book.