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Pirate Tarot review by Solandia
Arr, shiver me timbers - itís a wood-carved tarot deck! Right, now Iíve got the pirate speak out the way, let me tell you about the deck of the fantasy buccaneers, the Pirate Tarot.
The original limited edition Pirate Tarot was the first wood-carved tarot deck Iíd ever seen. Linocut or etched prints arenít uncommon on tarot cards, but the original edition had actual wooden cards with the imagery laser-carved into cherry wood. This, the printed card-stock edition from publishers Schiffer Books, has tarot scenes that are identical to the carved version.
Itís also an easy to follow deck for beginners. With its Rider-Waite basis, it can be used with a generic tarot book to assist with making meaning from the cards. Thatís if there is a need to Ė the deck is clearly and cleanly ...
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Name: Pirate Tarot
Publisher: Schiffer Books 2009
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Minor Arcana Style: RWS-Based Scenes
Suits: Pistols, Swords, Coins, Cups
Court Cards: Cabin Boy, First Mate, Lady Captain, Captain
The Fool is 0
Strength is 8
Justice is 11
Card Language: English
Card Back: Reversible
Back Design: Wood-grain look with pirate skull and crossbones.
Companion Material: Small fold-out leaflet with instructions to read the cards and to play a tarot game.