The Secret Tarot has card scenes and costumes that are a mix of eras from medieval and Renaissance to the 19th and 20th centuries. The art is a little comic-book-ish and features female nudity, but is very atmospheric.
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Lo Scarabeo 2004
Secret Tarot review by Cerulean
I've seen many lovely reviews of this deck, which I've had since 1997. It was a mysterious, but beautiful deck to me then. I was used to Rider-Waite-Smith (RWS) style pictures with a story theme or Marseilles workalikes with some sort of artistic theme. This was one of my first decks with dark and unusual illustrations.
Now in 2004, I use this deck frequently to fall back on. I can grow tired of certain art themes and want to refresh my ideas. I will usually first try my soft and family-friendly Tarots of the Renaissance by Giorgio Trevisan...if that doesn't suit me, I know that I can go back to my moodier, deep-colored Secrets. The illustrations are rich and I can even pull out the instructions again to enjoy something diff... read more reviews.
Similar Decks to Secret TarotTheme: Dark & Gothic
Creator: Dream Enchantress Tarot, Secret Tarot Mini by Marco Nizzoli
More About These CardsName: Secret Tarot
Creators: Marco Nizzoli
Publisher: Lo Scarabeo 2004
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Minor Arcana Style: RWS-Based Scenes
Suits: Chalices, Swords, Wands, Pentacles
Court Cards: Knave, Knight, Queen, King
The Fool is 0
Strength is 11
Justice is 8
Card Size: 2.60 x 4.72 in. = 6.60cm x 12.00cm
Card Language: Spanish, Italian, German, French, English, Dutch
Card Back: Unknown
Companion Material: Little white booklet.
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