Decks Published by Schiffer Books
AboraMana is a set of Goddess wisdom cards, the imagery and system of which were intuitively channeled by the artist. The 89 cards are not tarot or an oracle deck, but described as an illustrated cosmology, that explains 'the human position in the grand scheme of creation... from an exclusively woman's point of view'.
The AAA Oracle - Audacious Action Angels Oracle - is a tool to connect you with your angels for quick and clear advice. It has 44 fun and quirky cards each with its own spiritual message - from the Direct Dial Archangel to the 3 Wishes and the News Flash.
The Beautiful Creatures Tarot is a collaboration between author J.r. Rivera and oracle illustrator, Jasmine Becket-Griffith. This 80 card tarot (it has two extra Wild cards) has her typically big eyed, doll-like characters set in a mystical world.
The Bleu Cat Tarot has 78 cards with slightly abstract images of a playful and anthropomorphic Siamese cat, illustrated in blue. From Beth Seilonen, artist of the Dream Raven Tarot and Tarot of Leaves, and inspired by observations of her own Siamese cat.
The Celebration of Love Oracle Cards is based on 'celebrating everything in our lives and world through the purity of love'. There are 60 cards with an inspirational keyword at the top and an inset angel, dolphin, fairy or fantasy illustration.
The Chronicles of Destiny Fortune Cards is a set of 60 cards with fantasy art and a storytelling theme. The deck has an eclectic cast of characters and scenarios from stories, myths and legends - The Hero and The Heroine, Accepting the Quest, Pegasus, Downfall, and more. Packaged with a 208-page companion book.
The Dream Raven Tarot is 78 card deck illustrated with brightly coloured ravens of all types. Artist Beth Seilonen sees ravens as a carrier of messages for the soul, and has designed the imagery to assist the reader with bringing their dreams into their conscious reality.
The Egyptian Lenormand merges ancient Egyptian gods and symbols with the Lenormand divinatory system. The 37 cards were channeled by the artist, and are bright and colourful with a strong Egyptian flavour.
Elemental Tarot for Kids is a 71-card deck, from which the more negative traditional cards have been removed and the artwork simplified. It's designed as an introduction to divination for children aged nine and up.
The Green World Oracle is a 33 card set focused around trees and plants, and the legends, folklore, nature spirits and deities linked with them. Each card features a scene illustrating the energy of the tree.
The Healing Light and Angel Cards has 42 cards divided into (and used as) six different sections: Chakras, Action, Colour, Animals, Crystals and Angels. The deck is designed to help identify and then heal blocked chakras.
The Healing Tarot: 78 Ways to Wellness is a joint project from Juno Lucina (The Kingdom Within Tarot) and Monica Knighton (the Tarot of the Dead). Each black and white card is loosely based on the Rider-Waite and whimsically portrays a health and wellness message.
The Higher Intuitions Oracle has 44 pretty and whimsical cards, each illustrated with an animal in the natural world. It's a positive deck, designed to help you access your intuition in order to create your own best life.
The Inner Realms Tarot has 78 compelling cards with vividly illuminated shapes and images on darker backgrounds. Its cosmic, elegant images are intended for meditation and intuitive readings.
Inspirations for Survivors is a 44-card deck designed for those who have survived difficult challenges in life. It's a tool of positive growth and support, of encouragement to face life and heal.
The Journey Oracle has 46 simple 'life path' cards with attractive images of strong, decisive women representing everyday issues. The illustrations have some inspiration from classic paintings and a modern twist.
Kabbalistic Visions: The Marini-Scapini Tarot is a project from author Marco Marini and illustrator Luigi Scapini. The 78 card deck explores tarot symbology through its links with the Tree of Life and 22 letters of the Hebrew alphabet.
The Kingdom Within Tarot combines astrology, Qabalah, mythological archetypes, the elements, and the cyclical nature of the cosmos into 78 Tarot cards. The deck is designed for practical divination as well as self-knowledge. The set and very comprehensive companion book has been published by Schiffer Books.
Lenormand Cartomancy is a deck in the Lenormand tradition, but re-illustrated in vibrant, semi-abstract colour. Created by Christopher Butler, who also worked on the Quantum Tarot and Butler Tarot.
The Lowbrow Tarot is a collaborative project, organised by Aunia Kahn who created the Silver Era Tarot. More than 20 different artists have contributed to this creative and unique majors-only deck.
This is the second edition of Major Tom's Tarot of Marseilles, published by Schiffer Books and accompanied by a 96-page book. Major Tom's deck updates the Marseilles by giving the major arcana and court card figures modern dress and costumes.
The Maori Oracle is a natural and beautiful deck of 58 cards from New Zealand artist, P.A. Minnell. Each card features a 'tohu', or sign, significant to the Maori. The deck honours the native tradition of seeking advice and guidance from ancestors and loved ones.
The Mary-El Tarot has fantastic oil paintings, wih a unique but arresting perspective on tarot symbology. A limited edition of the major arcana and four aces was available from the artist, and the full deck has now been published by Schiffer Books.
The Mythical Creatures Oracle has 44 cards illustrated with creatures of myth and legend from cultures all around the world, from the Chimera to the Kitsune. The 160-page companion book provides information on the traditional myths as well as meditative exercises using mythical creatures archetypes.
The Nature Wisdom Oracle has 48 cards for meditation, advice or guidance. Each card has an illustration of an animal, plant or insect from the natural world, with a keyword at the base of the card.
The Otherworld Tarot has been brought to life by fairy artist, Sarah Nowell. The major arcana cards are simplified, but bright and attractive. The minors diverge from the Rider-Waite scenes, relying more on the suit emblems and one or two objects to convey the tarot meaning.
The Pagan Ways Tarot is a 78-card tarot created around the Pagan worldview, spirituality, symbols and deities. Its images are photographically based, featuring real people on themed backgrounds. The deck is from Anna Franklin, a Pagan priestess who also created the earlier Sacred Circle Tarot.
The Pirate Tarot is Schiffer Books printed edition of the wood-carved Pirate Tarot. It's a full 78-card deck with a Rider-Waite basis, and a fantasical piratical theme. The only downside is the very large borders added to this edition.
The Resonance Oracle is a channelled, intentional deck of 40 cards. "There are some cards that are surreal and dream-like, and some that are romantic or dramatic. While each is different, they all are on black backgrounds, and have warmth and light to balance the shadows – the warmth of memories, or soft light of new beginnings."
The Ring Cycle Tarot is a complex, non-traditional tarot based on The Ring of the Nibelung, an opera by Wagner. The 78 cards are adapted from illustrations by Arthur Rackham and are part of a deep system based on the mythology, symbolism, plot, music and characters of the Ring Cycle.
The Secret Language of Birds Tarot connects individual birds, their folklore and legends, with each tarot card. The artwork is intense and vivid, especially in the majors. The minor arcana - unfortunately - are pip cards instead of scenes.
The ShadowFox Tarot has spare, rendered 3D imagery in greyscale tones. Each tarot scene has been cut down to its main characters and elements, which simplifies the cards but also leaves some almost identical to others. Comes with a large Book of Shadows with a full list of correspondences for each of the 78 cards.
The Silver Era Tarot is a "new-age interpretation of classical ideas, historical ideas updated through technology and 21st Century artistic breakthroughs and change". It is a full 78 card deck modelled on the Rider-Waite, and has collaged, mostly monochrome, photographic art featuring real people.
The Simply Deep Tarot is a new deck from artist James Battersby and Chanel Bayless, who previously collaborated on A King's Journey Tarot. It has vibrant paintings, designed to easily connect the reader with the traditional meanings.
The Son Tarot celebrates the lives and experiences of gay men. Each card represents an aspect of gay male life, and offers a unique pathway to masculine spirituality. Previously out as a majors-only deck from Adam McLean, it's now also a 78-card edition from Schiffer Books.
The Stone Circle Oracle has 45 cards with detailed and colourful illustrations, depicting a mix of animals, spiritualities, reality and fantasy. The deck is inspired by a stone circle in the Allegheny Mountains in Pennsylvania, USA, and is intended for contemplation and meditation.
The Tarot D: Didactic Tarot is the culmination of a ten year exploration of tarot symbolism and creativity. The artwork is powerful: highly detailed, comic-book like and masculine in feel. The deck has 102 cards, including an extra 'Pause' suit and two extras in each suit. The companion book by the artist explains the complete mythology and symbolism behind each card.
The Tarot Deck of Heroes is the second deck from Richard ShadowFox, who created the ShadowFox Tarot. His 78-card deck of Heroes features digital art of knights, pirates, sailors, scoundrels and rogues.
The Tarot Gothica has 78 darkly themed cards, with digitally manipulated images created from the artist's photographs of real people in goth attire and costumes.
Tarot in the Land of Mystereum is a visionary tarot, created to inspire imagination and establish "harmonious relationships with your ideas and feelings". Previously self-published by Jordan Hoggard as the Mystereum Tarot, this is his expanded deck-and-book set from Schiffer Books.
Tarot Leaves has 78 fully illustrated cards, each represented by an intricate leaf with hidden symbols and imagery. The theme was inspired by the artist's background in forested, rural Maine. The soft, pastel artwork is enchanting but non-standard, making it a deck for meditation and journeying, and the advanced reader.
The Tarot Lovers' Tarot is a 78-card deck from Karyn Easton, previously only seen in her Tarot Lovers' Diaries. It's published with a "Little Black Book" of Tarot meanings, a somewhat misleading name for a comprehensive companion book of 208 pages.
The Tarot of the Night is a dark and gothic deck from Richard Shadowfox of the ShadowFox Tarot and Tarot Deck of Heroes. This 78-card deck is illustrated in a 3D graphics style and has a horror movie feel.
The Tarot of the Sidhe has 78 cards with original, colourful Faerie paintings. It was sold-out as a majors-only set from Adam McLean, and has now also been published as a full 78-card deck by Schiffer Books.
The Cook's Tarot celebrates cooks: those who gather, create, serve food and physical and spiritual nourishment for others. The deck has 78 lively cards depicting modern scenes of kitchens, restaurants and cooking, all based on the traditional Rider-Waite imagery.
The Gorgon's Tarot is a black and white, round deck of mostly female imagery, loosely based on the Rider-Waite (with some variations and digressions). It's a 79 card deck, with an extra major arcana card titled The Blind Gorgon.
The High Deck offers a new take on symbolism and psychology in its 38 cards, with 32 characters divided into red and black houses and 8 individual person cards.
The Star Road Map is a 78-card divination deck, based on the worldview, deities and calendars of Mesoamerican cultures. The 78 cards are divided into gods and goddesses, the Cycle of Days, the Overworlds, the Underworlds, the Four Directions, and the Divine Intercessions.
The Today's Journey Tarot is a modern, 78-card tarot that relates the archetypal imagery through everyday experiences instead of esoteric symbolism. It's a gentle and simplified deck, with soft illustrations of modern scenes. An expanded, separate companion book is also now available.
The Transparent Oracle expands on the concept of the ground-breaking Transparent Tarot from Emily Carding. The Oracle has 70 circular, clear cards, which allows the symbology inspired by the natural world and the universe to be read in layers and rotated as well.
A stunning innovation in the world of Tarot, the Transparent Tarot uses clear sheets with symbolic elements that can be combined in layers, to make combined pictures and meanings. The full deck of 78 transparent cards is now out from Schiffer Books.
The Tree of Life Oracle is a simple deck of 30 cards, illustrated with ink and watercolour images of individual trees with a wood-look border. A point to note, this is a deck devoted to trees and a connection to nature, not to the Qabbalistic Tree of Life.
The Twilight Realm: A Tarot of Faery has 78 cards of fairies and the fae, painted in luminous colour on a relatively unusual black background. The set has a full 224-page companion book by the artist to accompany the cards.