Robin Wood Tarot
Easy for beginners and tarot newcomers to use with its Rider-Waite foundation, Robin Wood's self-titled Tarot deck is also rich in Pagan symbolism. The illustrations in this popular deck are attractive, and brightly but not harshly coloured.
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Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Llewellyn 1991
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Robin Wood Tarot review by Tom LeBlanc, CTC
For many years, Robin Wood has earned a
well-deserved reputation as one of the most beloved illustrators
of fantasy literature and Pagan art. As such, the
Robin Wood Tarot was an inevitable favorite among readers with an eye
toward Pagan symbolism.
In this deck, she appears to
attempt a complex meld of modern images, Pagan symbolism,
and the well-known Rider-Waite-Smith orientation to
create a very unique deck. However, Wood seems to
accomplish this without alienating non-Pagans or violating
the sensibilities of those who enjoy the RWS system.
Many of the adaptations include quite subtle changes.
For example, close examination of the battlers on the
Five of Wands will reveal that the combatantsí staves
form a pentacle, and the Ace of Wands contain...
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More About These Cards
Name: Robin Wood Tarot
Publisher: Llewellyn 1991
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
Major Titles: 0 - The Fool,
1 - The Magician,
2 - The High
3 - The Empress,
4- The Emperor,
5- The Hierophant,
7 - The Chariot,
8 - Strength,
9 - The
10 - Wheel of Fortune,
11 - Justice,
12 - The Hanged
13 - Death,
14 - Temperance,
15 - The Devil,
16 - The
17 - The Star,
18 - The Moon,
19 - The Sun,
21 - The World
The Fool is 00
Strength is 8
Justice is 11
Card Size: 2.76 x 4.61 in. = 7.00cm x 11.70cm
Card Language: English
Card Back: Reversible
Back Design: Celtic knotwork design in green, white and black.
Companion Material: The cards themselves are acompanied by a little white book.
A companion book is also available separately, entitled "The Book" by Robin Wood.
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