Self Published Decks
The '72 Names' is a kabbalistic oracle based on the 72 names of God, and the metaphysical artwork of Orna Ben-Shoshan. The Kabbalistic 72 names of God act as the basis for this deck, which is meant to be used for both divination and personal guidance.
78 Tarot is a global art collaboration from 78 individual artists, including fantasy artists Larry Elmore and Jasmine Becket-Griffith. The uniquely-illustrated cards cross all genres from digital to comic art, fantasy and collage.
The 78 Tarot Carnival is the third collaborative deck produced by global art project, The 78 Tarot Project. This deck is a wonderful, wild trip to the circus with a hint of Venetian Carnivale, and includes cards created by Jasmine Beckett-Griffith, Larry Elmore and Paulina Cassidy. Now crowd-funding through Kickstarter.
The 7th World Tarot is a self-published Australian deck of 80 cards (the conventional 78 plus two Jokers). The art of the majors as a fantastical edge, while minor arcana are unillustrated pips instead of scenic cards.
The 8-bit Tarot was started as an homage to the video games the artist grew up with, imagining the Rider-Waite tarot as if it were designed by a video game graphics artist. The characters on the cards are rounded and cartoony, the colors bright, the art fully pixellated, and the images drawn directly using the Rider-Waite as a guide.
The King's Journey Tarot is based on the fool's journey of spiritual growth as he progresses through the trumps, and draws on alchemy, spirituality and the elements. There are 94 cards in this deck, including the normal 78 and an extra Spirit suit.
A Life Sketches a Tarot is an interesting blend, illustrating the symbolic tradition of the Rider-Waite in a more Thoth-related style. The 78-card deck is intended for meditation and prayer, and is available from Gamecrafter.
The A'HA Oracle has 77 cards (18 colour cards and 56 black and white cards) with intuitive mandala artworks on each. The deck is designed to spark resonance between universal symbols and our collective unconscious, and be a tool for contemplation, spiritual guidance and clear insight.
The Aboriginal Goddess Chakra Cards were inspired by the connection between the author's Australian aboriginal spirituality, the chakras, and deities from other cultures. It has 49 cards with similarly blended illustrations.
The Aboriginal Spirit Oracle is a 40 card inspirational deck, illustrated and channeled by Mel Brown, a Ngunnawal Aboriginal woman and clairvoyant. It combines aspects of feminine goddess energy with Aboriginal spirituality.
The Abyssal Tarot is a unique art deck with 78 images of sensual underwater photography. The evocative images are aligned with the Rider-Waite tradition, though they differ in appearance.
The Advaitarot is a modern, cross-cultural deck with collaged imagery from nature and human civilisation. The 78-card deck is self-published in an English edition.
The Affirmations for Women deck has 60 cards, each with an uplifting, inspirational message. There are no images, just text on a coloured background, which allows the affirmation to speak plainly and help you improve your mindset and wellbeing.
Twenty two tarot images based upon drawings and etching from old alchemical manuscripts. The originals were painted onto glazed tiles, but the cards in this Alchemical Tarot have been re-painted.
Inspired by the spiritual alchemy of the Rosicrucians, the Alchemical Tarot is full of alchemical symbolism and explains "the beliefs of the elixirs that make up the substance of life." Card art is hand-drawn in style reminiscent of comic books. Now reprinted as the Alchemical Tarot: Renewed.
An amusing English tarot deck paying homage to all aspects of drinking. Beginning with The Drunken Fool, the majors of the Alcohol Tarot cover beer, spirits, wine, pubs, raucous ladies, even the dreaded morning after, in true-to-life photographic style.
The All Bears Tarot is a colourful, collage-style deck using photographic images of bears - pandas, polar bears, grizzlies and more. All of the proceeds from the deck go towards bear rescues and shelters.
The All Hallow's Tarot is a modern, Halloween-themed art tarot of 22 cards, featuring goths, ghosts, punks, mediums and more. It's been self-published in a limited-edition run of 50 decks with small size, laminated cards. Now also available in a full 78 card edition.
The Alamamand Lenormand is a black-and-white 36 card Lenormand deck, designed and printed so the cards can be coloured in. Published in a limited edition of 100 decks.
The Analytical Tarot cards are borderless paintings of unusual, non-traditional tarot scenes with faceless, slightly alien looking figures. Cards have been renamed in an attempt to reconstruct the basic meaning of the tarot.
The Angel Inspiration Oracle is designed to help reawaken the reader to the angels around them. The 44 card illustrations are hand-drawn and accompanied by a keyword. Each deck is available from and put together by the artist.
A strongly coloured, very pretty recreation of the Rider-Waite tarot scenes. The Angel Tarot cards are reasonably lifelike and have a slight Disney feel. Now available in a laminated, limited-edition version.
The Angel Tarot is a colourful 78-card deck, roughly based on the Rider-Waite foundation. The cards are hand-drawn pencil illustrations, intended to help the reader tap into their intuition and fine-tune their connection with their angels.
AngeLynx is a non-traditional divination deck of 52 cards, created after ten years work by a shaman, astrologer and spiritual counselor. For meditation, readings or group work.
The Animalis os Fortuna Tarot is a macabre but not gory 78-card black and white tarot deck that uses animals and bones to represent each card. Each major arcana card features a different animal and the suits have also been adapted to the animal kingdom. The deck is self-published by the author.
The Animism Tarot merges tarot and animal symbolism in a fully-illustrated 79-card deck. Each of its charming cards, originally painted in a textured acrylic, showcases a different animal. The deck (naturally) includes an extra Happy Squirrel card. Available from the artist through The Game Crafter.
The Animistic Yoga Deck has 41 round double-sided cards that 'embrace yogic principles through metaphors found in our earthly and celestial environments'. The front side has shapeshifting, nature-based yogic art, while the back of the card offers a contemplation of the posture and guidance on how to practice it.
The Anna K Tarot is designed to show the fullness of human life and emotions through its cards. It is Rider-Waite based and generally uses traditional symbolism (with a few innovations), and has a strong sense of realism in its illustrations. Previously available in a limited edition run from the artist, it's now out in a mass-market edition from Llewellyn.
The Antiquarian Lenormand has 36 cards created by handmade collage from images from the 19th to early 20th century. The images focus on antique portraits and illustrated book plates, and have been carefully created for historical accuracy and to allow traditional reading. The playing card insets are also from a well-used set from the late 19th century. Self-published by and available direct from the artist.
The Antiquarian Tarot features 78 tarot scenes crafted from handmade collaged art of 19th century and older photographs and artwork. The illustrations have an antiqued look and include handwritten astrological signs alongside each title. The deck leans towards the Hermetic/Mystical tradition, and draws on the colour symbolism and principles of Paul Foster Case via the Albano-Waite Tarot. Self-published and available in three sizes from the artist.
The Apocalypse Tarot is based on an non-orthodox, esoteric interpretation of the main Christian symbols and ideas, and has three groups of cards corresponding to different spiritual levels. Now available in a self-published edition from the artist.
Hand drawn pen and ink cards brightened with watercolour brushstrokes. Tarot scenes have been re-interpreted and the Apple Tarot is major arcana only. Printed in a limited edition of 200 decks.
The Arcana of the Red Jester has 22 cards with the Jester present throughout the Fool's Journey. The artist has focused on simple symbols to express depth of meaning through line and limited colour. A few self-published decks are available from the artist.
The Ask Angels Oracle Cards has 44 beautiful and uplifting cards created by author and angel channel, Melanie Beckler. It was designed so you can easily receive angel messages and guidance, and is a digital only deck. Available on the Ask Angels website or as an app.
The AskTheAnswer Tarot was created as an online deck to accompany a website. It has simple images that don't frighten beginners, and would appear sharp and clear on-screen. The circular Tarot scenes are unique on the majors and courts, but repeated on the numbered minor arcana cards.
A light-hearted and simplified re-creation of Coleman-Smith's designs for the Rider-Waite. The Ator Tarot is suitable for children, beginners and experienced readers alike.
The Attuned: A Moon Cycle Deck features 28 cards of unique goddess art, inspired by feminine archetypes from Indian, European, African and Native American cultures.
The Australian Wildflower Oracle is a set of 44 cards with original hand-printed and painted linocuts of Australian native flowers and flora. Created by Cheralyn Darcey, an Australian witch and environmental artist, it's a pretty oracle for healing and insight. Now available in a mass-market edition as the Australian Wildflower Reading Cards.
The Avalele Street Deck was inspired by both traditional tarot and the contemporary era. The 78 colourful, expressive cards are collages of the artist's original paintings and photographs. Self-published and available from the artist.
The Badgers Forest Tarot is the fourth deck from Nakisha, with 78 borderless cards illustrated with animals in their natural surroundings. The major arcana feature deer, bison, chipmunks, bears and more. In the minor arcana, badgers are swords, foxes are cups, rabbits are wands and crows are pentacles. The deck is self-published by the artist.
The Belly Dancer's Oracle features illustrations and photos of real-life belly dancers and representations of Middle Eastern food, icons, words and phrases and more. Self-published by and available from the artist.
The Bifrost Tarot is a modernisation of the Thoth Tarot, including a spectrum of influences from the major players and discoveries that have come since Crowley's time. Designed to be a deck for the true student of the occult, and now available as a self-published edition from the artist.
The Birdqueen Tarot has 78 positive and optimistic cards illustrated without the use of the human form - through animals, birds, insects and plants. The majors are linked with an appropriate animal, while the suits are represented by plants (Pentacles), sea creatures (Cups), insects (Wands) and birds are Keys (adapted from Swords). Self-published and available from the artist.
The Black and White Tarot has 78 hand-drawn, black and white pencil illustrations inspired by the symbolism of the Rider-Waite. The deck is designed to open up your awareness and help you achieve fulfilment, joy and happiness. Self-published and available from the artist.
The Black Hand Lenormand is a miniature oracle deck with chalkboard-like white drawings on a black background. It has 54 cards (similar to a playing card deck) of which 36 have Lenormand symbols. It's deliberately designed to be a small-size deck in order to make large Lenormand spreads more manageable.
The Blue Moon Tarot cards follow lunar and solar cycles, with imagery that is natural, strongly emotive, pagan and multicultural. The original 22 cards have been re-released as a limited edition.
The Blue Rose Tarot is a handmade deck of 78 cards of mostly photographic collage, that are modern and loaded with meaning. There are many collage decks, but this one has a special feel and has attracted a loyal following since its publication in 2001.
The BlueDogRose Tarot is a watercolour deck of animal art, with simple images of domestic animals. In the suits, the Swords are Cats, Cups are Birds, Pentacles are Rodents, and Clubs are Dogs. The major arcana also feature goldfish, guinea pigs and rabbits. From the creator of the TaRat.
The Bohemian Wild Lenormand is a 36-card Lenormand deck created to resonate with gypsy wanderers and the spirited bohemian. The cards have whimsical, feminine illustrations of the traditional symbolism on cosmic backgrounds. Now crowd-funding through Indiegogo.
The Bonefire Tarot is a vibrant reimagining of the Rider-Waite, painted in a style influenced by vintage tattoo art. It's inspired by the symbolism of the 'bone fire', a time for ritual celebration, cleansing, rebirth and renewal.
The Book of Kaos Tarot is a compelling self-published 80-card deck. The imagery uses pagan and tribal imagery and its pen-and-ink art varies from simple to complex across the cards.
The Brave New World Tarot is inspired by the Tarot de Marseille and modern city life, and is a 'direct deck for our brave new world'. The 22 major arcana cards are illustrated with linocuts in black and white. Available as single prints or as a 22 card deck.
The Brotherhood Tarot is a masculine themed fantasy deck with digitally enhanced photography. It incorporates gay history, mythology, Radical Faerie imagery, and celebrates the natural resources of California while maintaining a close tie to the Rider-Waite. Now available.
The Butler Tarot is a fusion of traditional tarot imagery and modern digital techniques. The Rider-Waite system is loosely adopted but Swords are designated as fire and Wands as air. It was Chris Butler's first deck, designed for his personal use, and has now been revised and updated for a handmade self-published edition.
The CBD Tarot de Marseille is a faithful reproduction of the Conver Marseilles from 1760. Rather than create an exact replica of the original, Ben-Dov has adapted Conver's images to modern printing and artistic sensibilities, and made a crisp and high quality Marseilles deck.
The Celestial Stick People Tarot is illustrated in a line-drawn style in neon colours on a dark background. The tarot symbolism on the 78 cards has been updated for a contemporary audience - the Chariot is a space shuttle, Swords are Quills and Wands are Brushes. It's a minimalist, modern, and unique deck.
The Celtic Roses Tarot is a colourful deck where each card is imbued with Celtic symbols, imagery, or archetypes. Many cards also feature a rose motif. The 78-card deck is now complete, and is self-published by the artist.
The Cephalopod Tarot Deck is a 78-card deck that celebrates cephalopods in fact and legend -- the highly intelligent sea creatures including cuttlefish, octopus and squid. These very unique cards have been skilfully painted in watercolours. Self-published by the artist through The Game Crafter.
The Chakra Arcana Tarot is a cosmic enhancement of the traditional Rider-Waite tarot motifs, with 22 major arcana cards and seven chakra cards. Each card is incredibly detailed and coloured with its own mandala. They would be excellent tools for meditation.
Drawing on tarot mythology, astrology and other occult disciplines, the Chalice Tarot was first begun in 1986. The cards are fully coloured with semi-abstract designs. It was first published as a 22 card set, and is now also in print as a full 78 card deck.
The images on every card in the Chaos Tarot are derived from the Mandelbrot set. The mathematical equation of a fractal creates some weird and strangely intriguing shapes. The author describes it as a 'roadmap to surreality'.
The Chat du Marseilles Tarot is a trumps-only deck drawn in French style, based on the 1761 Conver Marseilles. It's quite traditional but for one thing - instead of humans, there are cats!
The Cheimonette Tarot has 80 cards with elegant ink and watercolour illustrations. The card art mixes new interpretations of old imagery, new and historic mythology, and the artist's own personal vision. The deck was self-published and printed by Carta Mundi, thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign.
The Chelsea Lenormand takes its inspiration from prints and posters of the Arts and Crafts movement. The 39-card Lenormand deck is available in two differently coloured editions: the 'Blue' in Rider-Waite-Smith style colours, and the 'Red' in a more restricted colour palette. Both decks are self-published in limited editions of 500 decks, and are packaged in a vintage-style tin box.
The Clair de Lune Lenormand is an atmospheric 38-card deck, designed to give the feeling of being under the moonlight. The detailed and realistic illustrations were created using etching, and appear as yellow and blue line drawings on black backgrounds. It's a traditional Lenormand deck, and also includes extra Man and Lady cards.
In the Clothespin Tarot, domestic and low-tech items take on human form in 78 detailed watercolour and pencil drawings. Self-published as a handmade collector's item, the set includes the deck, an 86-page companion book, and a Clothspin Freak sculpture, all in a cloth-bound slipcase. It's a limited edition of 50 sets.
The Clover Tarot is the personal project of Latvian artist, Nika Berne, and reflects her inner experiences in its vibrant, lush cards. The deck has 79 cards, including two versions of The Lovers. It's self-published and available direct from the artist.
The Cook's Tarot: Dining with the Major Arcana is a set of 22 double-sided, large cards that beautifully combine tarot with food. Each card sets the scene for dinner with the major arcana's character, and provides a symbolically linked recipe as well. Now available in a full 78-card edition.
The Cornish Tarot - Tarot Kernow in the Cornish language - celebrates the English area of Cornwall, with 78 computer-generated cards featuring images relevant to the area and its legends. Self-published as a limited edition.
There are major arcana cards only in the Cosmic Egg Tarot. Ovoid shapes feature as the title suggests, but do not dominate. Images are brightly coloured and the cards are squarish.
The CounterCulture Tarot is an incredibly thoughtful, considered tarot focusing on the alternative culture of 1960s America. Produced from original, vintage photographs by creator William Haigwood, the tarot cards feature people, politicians and scenes from the era. Now self published by the artist, along with a 650-page companion book.
The Courage of the Soul is a deck of 50 oracle cards, designed to help the reader towards achieving their goals. Each card has a photographic illustration with a crystal component, and an inspirational message. Self-published and available from the artist.
The Creative Fire Tarot is a personal Tarot project based upon the Rider-Waite style. It has a few original variations created by using photographic collage of flowers, statues and garden settings or landscapes on a black background. Now self-published in a limited edition of 22 decks.
The Creatrix Anything is Possible Activation Cards are a guide for the challenges that women face in life, and a tool "for inspiration, contemplation, comfort, direction, exploration, or daily as a reminder that anything is possible". The 33 cards come with a 48-page booklet.
The Crystal Grid Oracle is designed to help deepen your intuition and bring about healing and growth. Each of the 36 cards features a photograph of a carefully arranged crystal mandala laid out on a wooden table. Produced entirely by the artist - from crystal choice to photography and design work - the deck is available now in a self-published edition.
Crystal Portraits: a mineralogical folklore deck sprang from a shared affection for crystals by creators Katie Rose Pipkin and Olivia Pepper. The 24 cards have simple illustrations of crystals, with notes and uses of the stone printed on the reverse.
The Cultural Revolution Tarot is based on propaganda posters from the Chinese cultural revolution era in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The 78 cards show experiences from the era, from famine and oppression to scenes of daily life and local colour.
The Curious Tarot is an unusual deck depicting collage figures with a variety of heads, from birds to antelope to Buddha, surrounded by a patterned red border. Available as a limited edition majors and courts edition from the artist.
The Cyberrealism Tarot is a wacky, edgy Tarot with surrealist watercolours and digital images combined. The deck is loosely based on Tarot and has six extra major arcana cards, and is to be published in a limited edition of 500 decks.
The Dancing Tarot is a unique reworking of the Rider-Waite, drawing on the world of ballet for the human figures, and the mountains, plants and scenery of Japan for the card backgrounds. It's a 22-card deck, self-published by the artist.
The Daniloff Tarot is deck of original and evocative illustrations by Alexander Daniloff. It's a standard 78-card deck based on the Rider-Waite, but with two variants of Strength and Justice and a 'carte blanche'. Self-published in a limited edition by the artist.
The Dark Carnival Tarot is based around dark circus imagery, inspired by the juggalo subculture and musical genre in America. The 78 cards have a traditional basis, illustrated with an urban graffiti feel.
The Dark Exact Tarot is a minimalist tarot of 78 cards with simple line drawings and symbols on a black background. It's designed to be universally accessible by representing the conventional characters of the tarot as plants, animals, objects, and alchemical symbols instead of human figures. The deck is self-published and available from the artist.
The Dark Tantra Tarot is a radical adults-only deck, a synthesis of sex, violence, and spiritual exploration. The suits are Rods, Rumps, Yonis and Linghams, and court cards are Mistress, Master, Slave and Sub. The deck is for divination, meditation or stepping into "a new world of infinitely variable sexual options". Now unfortunately sold out.
The Darkana Tarot "combines a modern grunge style with non-traditional tarot symbolism". It's a full 79-card deck from the creator of the Inappropriate Tarot Readings group, with an extra major arcana card - the Badass.
This is the earlier black-and-white edition of the Daughters of the Moon Tarot. The 75 cards are round and approach Tarot from a feminist and feminine perspective.
David's Tarot is self-published and has 78 black and white cards. The Tarot scenes are simple and are meant to be used as a 'jumping off point' for the imagination. Now available as a printable PDF version from the artist.
The Decadent Dream Tarot pays homage to artists of the later Victorian era, in particular those from the Pre-Raphaelite, Symbolist, Decadent and Art Nouveau movements. Artworks from the era have been carefully chosen to match each of the 78 cards.
Deck 777 contains 'Cabalistic Correspondence Cards', a combination majors-only tarot deck and set of magickal flash cards. Listed on the face of each card are dozens of correspondences, from Hebrew letters to musical notes, weapons to candle colours.
The Deck of the Bastard was created to be a useable vintage deck: based on the Rider-Waite system, with illustrated minors, in English, and with keywords for both upright and reversed positions. It's a compilation of historical decks, including the Rider-Waite, Soprafino, Etteilla and others, and looks genuinely antique but without the downsides. Available in a quality, customisable edition from the artist.
The Deck of the Dead has 78 cards created from vintage etchings and prints, all themed around Death. Each card has been edited to fit the Rider-Waite system and the minors are fully illustrated. Self-published by the artist, it's available in three different sizes.
Deirdre of the Sorrows is a 78-card tarot deck designed for the new millennium, and "to lift the Tarot out of the Dark Ages and bring them into the light." The art is delicately illustrated in pencil, with selected touches of colour. Available with a beginners' guide companion book.
The Diary of a Broken Soul Tarot, an elegantly gothic black and white deck, is the manifestation of artist Ash's shadow work. Now self-published in a 78 card edition, there is also a slightly different 22 card edition.
The Dirty Tarot is a very non-traditional oracle deck of forty cards. The images in no way ethereal or pure, but are symbols of things we have, touch, desire and tend to in our messy everyday lives.
The Divine Wisdom: A Kaliedoscopic Oracle has 44 cards with colourful, geometric photographs created with a kaleidoscope. The deck includes 30 'divinely inspired' cards, 7 guide cards and 7 chakra cards.
The Dog Pack Oracle Cards was designed as an aid to guidance and spiritual awareness, as well as to heighten the connection between people and their dogs. A sweet and well-chosen set of 44 photographic cards, it can be used on its own or together with a tarot set.
The Dolphin Daze Tarot is a pleasant black-and-white illustrated Tarot celebrating the artist's love of dolphins. The 78 original paintings show dolphins in representation, in fantasy, and in their environment.
The Dracula Tarot has 78 cards based completely on Bram Stoker's famous novel, Dracula. The major arcana feature characters from the book, while the minor arcana follow key storylines. The deck and companion book have been self-published by the author.
The Dreaming in Color: Luman Deck is a meditative, intuitive, channeling deck, designed specifically to teach people how to advance their own psychic powers. The art is a vibrant and lovely combination of fractals, flowers, nature scenes and dreamscapes.
Dreams and Nightmares - Oracle of the Night is an 108-card deck inspired by shamanic journeys and visions. There are 54 square picture cards with photographic collage illustrations and 54 text cards, and it's designed to be used by picking one card of each type.
The Earthair Experimental Elemental Tarot is a square, photographic tarot of 95 cards - 23 majors and 72 minor arcana, including 16 extra court cards. The deck has been designed to simplify the imagery to their core elements, allowing the cards to combine and form a flow of elemental energy.
The Efflorescent Tarot (efflorescent meaning 'bursting into flower') is based on the Rider-Waite tradition and comprised of its own illustrated world of characters, objects and places. The 78-card deck is currently available from the artist through Etsy (in full-colour or black and white versions), and is also seeking a publisher.
The Egyptian Tarot is designed to take the reader on a journey through Ancient Egyptian culture. It has 78 hand-illustrated, scenic cards featuring Egyptian symbols, good luck charms and images. Self-published and available from the artist.
The Electronic Republican Tarot is a satirical deck, twelve years in the making, that adapts the Rider-Waite cards to modern American political headlines. The Emperor is Ronald Reagan, Death is Richard Nixon, Theodore Roosevelt the Six of Arms, and the Star is multinational corporations. The deck comes as a digital file that includes the 80 cards, a small booklet, and a box image, and is designed to be printed out. There is also a 200+ page companion book that fully explains the tarot associations.
The Elemental Hexagons are six-sided cards that are based on the elements of the periodic table. The 60 cards include the first 30 elements, and 30 other significant elements. The 22 tarot major arcana are also associated with some elements. The deck has been professionally self-published and comes in a sturdy box and with an instruction leaflet.
The Elora Tarot is a collaborative deck created by 65 artists from the small town of Elora, Ontario in Canada. Each artist created up to three cards in their own choice of style and medium. The 79-card deck (it also includes a Happy Squirrel card) is self-published by group coordinator, Shelley Carter.
The Energy Matrix Tarot is a non-traditional Tarot deck with only 44 cards. The card art is based on energy art in the Cyclopes gallery and can assist in triggering intuitive insight.
The Energy Oracle was developed the cyclic nature of energy. Each of the 30 cards features an image of the moon, digitally manipulated under the guidance of spiritual and meditative connection, capturing the essence of each phase of energy. The Energy Oracle is an explosive deck of colour which enables the user to shift their focus to a more positive direction. Available in a limited edition from the artist, with a standard edition following.
The Enlightenment Tarot was inspired by Hurricane Katrina, and its devastating effects on people. It is a modern reworking of the tarot, using photographs collaged and edited together to make the 78 cards, but has a strong elemental feel.
The Eternal Dream Tarot has 22 unlabeled and undefined cards with creatively expanded Tarot images. The cards are black and white and have skilled pen-and-ink illustrations. Self-published in a small limited edition.
The Ethereal Visions Tarot has 78 Rider-Waite-based cards, created in the Art Nouveau style of Mucha, Klimt and Moser. When printed, the deck will be fully-illustrated and highlighted with gold foil. Now crowdfunding through Kickstarter.
The Everyman Tarot is a male-centric 78-card tarot created with men in mind. The familiar Rider-Waite imagery has been redrawn to reflect how modern men experience life and relate to the world around them. Each suit is associated with a male character: Mr Buttondown as the Swords, Mr Athletic as Cups, Mr Bear as Wands, and the deck designer himself appears in Pentacles.
The Fairytale Oracle combines several fairytale themes and characters in its 40 colourful cards, and examines the light as well as shadow aspects of these popular archetypes. The deck is self-published but the artist is also seeking a publisher.
The Far Sight Lenormand is a wonderfully illustrated 40 card deck from Australian artist, Helen Meinicke, featuring Australian flora and fauna and local scenes and scenery. The set has the traditional 36 Lenormand cards plus 3 optional cards and a blank card. Self-published in a limited edition of 75 decks.
The Far Sight Tarot is a beautifully detailed, original tarot deck from Australian artist Helen Meinicke. Filled with personal imagery and meaning, the scenes are local to her home town of Brisbane, Australia. The set, with cards and companion book, was published in first edition of 50 decks in 2006, and again in a limited edition in 2016.
The Far Sight Tarot is a beautifully detailed, original tarot deck from Australian artist Helen Meinicke. Filled with personal imagery and meaning, the scenes are local to her home town of Brisbane, Australia. The set, with cards and companion book, was published in first edition of 50 decks in 2006, and again in a limited edition in 2016.
The Fatal Fortune Tarot was commissioned to accompany the Lottie Baldwin mystery series, books which feature a heroine who is a psychic and reads the Tarot to solve mysteries. The cards appear in every book, and are available from the author in a very limited handmade edition.
The Fellowship of the Fool Tarot has 78 lush and lively watercolour cards, reflecting the life of and worlds travelled by the artist. The deck blends Paganism and realm of fantasy with 21st century life. It's been self-published and is available from the artist.
The Ferret Tarot is an amusing, unique and readable Tarot focusing on the perspective and life of the ferret. The symbolism of the 78 cards is loosely based on the Rider-Waite. Printed in black and white on non-laminated card.
The Fifth Tarot is designed to illustrate the emerging cosmic energies of the fifth dimension. It brings the 'lost' suit - representing the element ether - back to tarot. The art on the 92 cards - 22 majors and 70 minors - is finely drawn and multi-dimensional.
The Flonz Victorian Lenormand is a Victorian-inspired stamp deck, created from hand-drawn images that were turned into stamps and in turn stamped onto aged card. Self-published and available direct from the artist.
The Frau Grand Duchess Tarot has 78 full-colour collaged cards, originally put together on green index cards. The collages have a very sixties retro vibe, even down to the typewriter font used for the titles. Self-published and available direct from the artist.
The Frideborg Tarot is a 79-card photographic tarot deck, with a modern feel and real life images. A self-published, printed version is available direct from the artist, and there is also a free, downloadable digital version.
A lot of thought and work went into the many-layered collage of photographs and illustrations shown on each card in the Full Moon Dreams Tarot. It was printed in a limited edition of 250 decks.
The Gaian Tarot is an earth-honoring deck. It was created for pagans and others who honor Gaia, the earth, as a living being and who practice an earth-centered spirituality. Previously available as a majors-only set while the minors were completed, the full collector's edition of this beautiful deck is available from the artist. It's also published by Llewellyn in a mass-market edition.
The Get Some Therapy Cards are a simple, hilarious and painfully honest - even brutal - set of 70 oracular advice cards. In the words of the creator, find out 'what your therapist is really thinking!'.
The Gilded Tarot Royale is an update and re-working of Ciro Marchetti's first tarot deck, the Gilded Tarot, ten years on. It's been released as a special limited edition by Ciro himself.
Created by an Australian artist, these hand-drawn angel tarot cards were channeled during the 2000 lunar eclipse. Each of the 22 cards in the Globalight Angelic Tarot is associated with an archangel, and shows them somewhere in the tarot scene. The majors have been published in a limited edition of 500 copies, while the minors are in progress.
The author of the Hugobian Tarot has produced another whimsical and humorous tarot deck, this time depicting a phalanx of male and female goblins in the Goblin Tarot.
The GoddessGuides Intuition Cards are the creation of artist, Glen Ladegaard, who specialises in the female nude. One side of the cards features one of Glen's Sacred Feminine Goddesses and on the other, her own inspirational meditations. Available in English as well as Spanish.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Tarot is based on scenes and personalities from movies of the 1920s to the 1960s. The deck has 82 cards (there's an extra 'Veto' card in each suit), and many cards have been renamed to suit the theme. It's an accessible, practical and colourful deck, grounded in familiar popular culture. Now self-published via The Game Crafter.
The Golden Lenormand is a 36-card set in the style of Mlle. Lenormand, hand-painted and self-published by Marcela Sulzmann. It's designed to be a deck of positive energy, and the gold colour is a symbol of the highest spiritual development. In the left corner of each card is an astrological symbol, in the right a playing card symbol.
The Golden Moth Illumination Deck is a charming divination and inspiration deck of 75 cards. The blue and gold card imagery is wholly original and is reminiscent of storybook line drawings. Self-published in a limited edition of 300 decks.
The Gratitude Tarot invites you to discover the beauty in (sm)all things. The 79 photographic cards are aligned with the four elements of gratitude: Thankfulness, Awareness, Community and Kindness, plus the journey to gratitude. Published in a limited edition of 100 decks.
Loosely based on the Thoth system, the Greylight Tarot is both deck and journal. The black and white images are annotated with notes and symbols and the cards are meant to be written on. Thoth keywords are printed at the foot of the pip cards and the pips also follow the symmetry of Freida Harris's illustrations. Available in an individually handmade edition from Chris Butler.
The Guardians of Wisdom Tarot is a simplified 78-card tarot deck which places as much importance on reversed meanings as on upright. The keywords and a short explanation are printed on both ends of the cards.
A compelling and dark tarot deck, with sepia-toned artwork in the vein of H. P. Lovecraft, writer of horror and science fiction.
The Halloween Lenormand is a 36-card light-heartedly spooky deck, roughly based on the Petit Lenormand style. It has simple symbols traditionally associated with Halloween - pumpkins, the headless horseman, bats, and more. Self-published and available from The Game Crafter.
The Healing Earth Tarot is a diverse, multi-cultural and uplifting tarot with two extra full suits. This second edition is self-published by the artist, Jyoti McKie, and has different borders, two extra majors, and an expanded companion book.
The Healing Tarot is a beautiful Tarot deck has photographic artwork that was made without any digital manipulation, and created as a celebration of the Divine. Gorgeous artwork, it's very well done.
The Heart of Stars Tarot is a modern deck of 78 cards, illustrated with famous movie characters and scenes. Each image was carefully chosen to fit the essence of each card, and create a more familiar link with the traditional Rider-Waite symbolism. The deck is self-published and available from the artist.
The Hekate Tarot began as a devotional project to honour the goddess Hekate by two of her priestesses and devotees. Their complete deck has 66 cards with mixed media illustrations, and includes 26 majors and 40 suit cards, but omits the court cards.
The 22 tarot images were originally painted in acrylic on earthenware tiles, hence the brownish red background. These cards are square with a white border and draw on images from hermetic, rosicrucian and alchemical traditions.
The Hero's Journey Tarot is the 'older, wilder sister' of Arnell Ando's Transformational Tarot, combining contemporary imagery with old world art in its cards. Each Hero's Journey set is individually handmade by Arnell, and has 78 full-size cards, a signed book and wooden box.
The Hezicos Tarot is an original fairy themed deck, which was hand-painted in soft but detailed water colours. The artist has followed the Rider-Waite tradition in order to make it easy for beginners. This beautiful, borderless, magical deck is now complete and available in a quality self-published edition with a bound 56-page book.
The Hidden Waters Tarot delves into the subconscious with 78 cards based upon the Rorschach inkblot test. Each card has a vibrant, abstract image allowing for individual interpretation, with no right or wrong answer.
The Hofmann Tarot is printed on the front of 22 postcards. It's a self-titled German publication with images that appear to have been drawn in pastels on a black background, based on Egyptian mythology and in an Egyptian style.
The Holly Simple Tarot is a 78-card deck of digitally coloured ink drawings from Brooklyn-based cartoonist and illustrator, Holly Simple. The major arcana follow a horned character through the Fool's journey, and the minor arcana feature a Unicorn/Centaur (Wands) family, a Siren-like family (Swords), a Merman family (Cups), and a Serpent/Human family (Pentacles). Now funding through Kickstarter.
The Icelandic Tarot is an interesting black and white tarot deck. The art is simple and somewhat abstract, using blocks of solid colour rather than sharp detail. The cards have the titles in English, and short phrases and keywords at the base.
The Illuminated Tarot deck is another recoloured version of the Rider-Waite... but these are no ordinary colours. Every part of the scene glows with luminous brilliance. The cards live up to their name.
The Infinite Tarot is a deck inspired by elemental energies and titled a Tarot, but really isn't one. The Infinite Tarot has no major arcana, instead having four suits of nineteen cards each. The suits are named Earth, Sky, Water and Fire.
The Infinite Visions Tarot has collage imagery composed from the work of the Old Masters. It's based on the Rider-Waite Tarot, but also has two extra majors, the Dark Priestess and the Dark Magician. Available in a handmade edition from the artist.
The imagery of the Initiates Way Tarot is a mix of paintings, photography and multi-media. The cards are linked with the Qabbalistic Tree of Life. The full deck of 78 cards is accompanied by an interactive learning CD. Sets are made to order by the artist.
The International Icon Tarot is a reworking of the Rider-Waite images, applicable to a universal audience by using simple iconic signs with neutral, faceless figures without sex or race. A modern classic (with the addition of The Happy Squirrel card).
The Intuitive Tarot relies upon dreamy and meditative paintings to enchant. The cards are borderless and have no titles, only small numbers in black ink.
The IOSHI Oracle was channeled through clairvoyant, Rev. Francine Milano, from her guide, Ioshi. The 80 cards have vibrant computer-generated images and a single keyword meaning at the base of each card. The deck has been self-published and is available from the author.
Iowan's Tarot has an African-American theme with an urban feel, illustrated with digital collage and art. It was created so that the artist would have a deck that more closely reflected her ideals and beliefs.
The Ironwing Tarot depicts women only, and uses unique personal symbolism to celebrate the ancient craft of blacksmithing and its connection with shamanism. Now available in a signed limited edition of 200 copies.
Isabel's Tarot is a 78-card deck by German artist Isabel Krsnic. Inspired by the Rider-Waite, the cards were drawn in Corel Photo Paint software over a three year period.
The Isomorphic Tarot is a non-traditional deck, designed to be very systematic and binary, balanced and symmetrical. This 78-card deck uses extreme images, with light highs and dark lows to accentuate the contrast of the binary system.
The iTongo Tarot for Transformation is an indigenous knowledge system, based on the myths, legends and history of South Africa. The cards are based on the Rider-Waite, and illustrated with African landscapes, people and animals. The deck has 78 cards and comes with an 144-page companion book.
The Jamie Hankin Tarot is an elegant artistic photography deck of 22 cards. It features three female models, and was created originally as a promotional piece for the artist.
The Journey into Egypt Tarot features 78 dynamic, highly realistic images from the talented artist, Julie Cuccia-Watts. It blends the Ancient Egyptian calendar, her astrological system, and tarot with skill, and is one of the few decks to showcase the diversity of the Ancient Egyptian population.
By the creator of the Wheel of Change Tarot, Alexandra Genetti, each card in the Jumbledance Tarot deck is a collage of images cut from magazines. This is a handmade deck, and is very well put together.
Published on CD-ROM, the Kei Tarot is an interesting digital tarot deck uses photographic images in a decoupage or collage style.
Kendra's Vintage Petit Lenormand is a vintage-style Lenormand deck, but with 54 cards instead of the usual 36. It's been designed to allow the reader to choose cards to their taste and assemble their own deck. Self-published and available from the Game Crafter.
The Kilted Rubber Chicken Tarot is an off-the-wall deck from Beth Seilonen. It has 78 cards with rubber chickens in a hand-drawn emulation of Marseille-style decks. Self-published in a very limited and sold out edition of 35 decks.
The Kinetic Tarot has 78 cards designed to embody the energy and warmth of life through hand-drawn cards that speak to the meaning of each card. The simplified cards focus on human close-ups and body language rather than standard tarot symbolism.
The Kingdom Highway Tarot was conceived as a book rather than a bundled collection of picturesque meanings. It is inspired by the Rider-Waite, the Marseilles, and other classic Tarots, and has 78 large-size cards. Now available as a hand-produced set from the author.
The Langustl Tarot has 78 bold, high-contrast acrylic paintings of the Tarot energies, simplified and lively expressions of form and colour. This striking deck is illustrated using the visual language of fairy tales and children's storybooks, bringing a similar feel to the cards.
Le Millenaire Tarot de Marseilles is a modern tribute to the Marseilles tradition, and specifically to Nicholas Conver and the Marteau and Grimaud decks. Chris always saw the Marseilles decks as being witty and subversive, and his deck reflects this - it 'follows the basic tradition but has enough deviations, omissions, additions and eccentricities to infuriate the purist!'
Le Tarot des Femmes Erotiques is a photographic deck of vintage erotica, picturing women of the early 20th century. It's a beautiful, romantic, and intimate tarot deck of 78 cards.
The Legacy of the Divine is a stunning 78-card deck from Ciro Marchetti, talented artist and creator of the Gilded Tarot and Tarot of Dreams. It's roughly based on a Rider-Waite foundation, but rendered in a magical, highly realistic digital style. The deck is available as a special edition from Ciro, and also as a mass-market edition from Llewellyn.
The Lenormand Reloaded is a revamping of the traditional 36-card Lenormand deck. Created with digital mixed media techniques, it's designed to have eye-catching colour and clear symbolism.
Lenormand Silhouettes is a quaint and elegant Petit Lenormand deck of 40 cards (the 36 standard cards and four alternates). The Lenormand symbols have been reproduced in black line-drawn silhouettes, in a French vintage style. Self-published and available from The Game Crafter.
Les Adorables has thin, long cards illustrated in a cute watercolour anime style. It's majors only but has 23 cards - the extra is the Happy Squirrel card, made famous by 'The Simpsons'.
Les Vieux Jours Lenormand is 36-card digital collage deck, inspired by emblematic art and dreamlike imagery. It's been designed to be richer in symbolism than the traditional Lenormand, and has vibrant eye-catching cards. Available in two editions: one simply with the cards and box, the other with a booklet.
The Licuc Lenormand is a 44-card Petit Lenormand, with the traditional 36 cards plus extra variations for Scythe, Boy, Girl and others to open up more divinatory meanings. The illustrations have clear symbols with a vintage, industrial look, and the corresponding playing card inset at the base. Available in multiple editions with no titles or titles in Spanish, English, French, Portuguese and German.
Life's A Beach Tarot is an easy-to-read 78 card deck with sunny photographs of beach life, travel and nature. Each image is surrounded by a black border, and printed with a few keyword meanings underneath the title.
The Light of the Goddess Tarot (previously the LuminaDivinae ArTarot) follows the Tarot of Marseilles structure, but with illustrated minor arcana. The 78 cards feature selections of art from the great masters, from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance, which are not collaged. Now self-published in a deluxe card and book set.
The Light Visions Tarot is a unique and whimsical play on tarot symbolism, with 79 cards hard-drawn to resemble woodblock prints. Each suit also makes a continuous panorama when all cards are lined up. A stunning deck that was available in a limited edition of 500, now unfortunately sold out.
The Little Ted Psychic Fortune Telling Deck is very, very cute. Teddy bears looking confused, falling out windows and on sideshow rides. Each card has a predictive phrase and hand drawn and coloured art. Original.
The Lucky Pack Tarot was born from the Tarot Art Calendar by Arnell Ando and Leslie Cochran. Arnell's 22-card collage deck is signed, handmade, and a limited edition of only 250 copies.
The Lurianic Tarot contains symbols, imagery and esoteric information on each card which align it with the Jewish Kabbalistic teachings of R. Isaac Luria. Now published and available in a tuckbox with pouch, and with a companion PDF document.
The Maat Tarot has 78 large-size cards rich in colour and symbolism, based on the lunar cycles and seasonal cross-quarters. The deck reinterprets and reorders the traditional deck to make a multicultural, deep and beautiful Tarot. Available as a deck only or with a hardback companion book.
The Magical Dimensions Oracle and Activator Cards has 44 vivid, fantasy images based on the artist's magical Visual Attunement art and energies from the angelic, fairy and galactic family realms. The deck is designed to assist the reader to shift and transform, and receive high vibrational advice.
The Magick Bones of Tarot is a 33-card oracle deck designed to reveal your blind spots and dark secrets and uncover your ultimate inner truth. It has stark images of arrangements of skulls and human bones on black backgrounds.
The Malpertuis Lenormand has 39 cards designed in a classical style, drawing inspiration from the colours and textures of antique oil paintings and watercolours. It was intended to be a companion piece to the Tyldwick Tarot, but can also be used on its own. Self-published in a limited edition of 1000 decks.
The Mandala Meditations Guidance Deck is a 42-card deck of magical mandalas with simple phrases for meditation. The cards are black with a central mandala, and the phrases below. It's designed for healing, self-growth, and spiritual evolution.
A riot of colours and images, the collage art blends pictures from magazines and books into a cohesive and attractive deck. The Mansions of the Moon Tarot has been available in a majors-only, 22 card deck, or a standard 78 card deck.
The Maroon Tarot is of a world of unearthly tarot illustrations filled with light and space. A visually stunning, digital fantasy deck from a Polish artistic team, it's now out as a full 78-card deck. A free companion book is also available.
Mary's Magical Message Cards is a petite 97 card deck with useful and inspiring messages printed on its brightly coloured cards. The cards are based on 'fortune' message scrolls handed out by the artist over the years. Each deck has also been 'tuned' by quartz crystal bowls.
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 Medieval Chihuahua Tarot is a deck for the miniature canine fan. It features photographs of chihuahuas (mostly belonging to friends of the artist) collaged into a medieval tarot setting. All proceeds from the deck go to animal shelters.
The Melissa Lenormand is a 36-card oracle deck. It's inspired by vintage ephemera, postcards and advertising, giving it an antique feel and more complex imagery than is usual for a Lenormand deck. The deck is now completed, and available in a self-published edition.
The Midnight Madness Lenormand was inspired by the night of Samhain (also known as Halloween). It has 36 traditionally named cards, with colourful collage illustrations and playing card insets. Self-published by the artist.
The Millenium Tarot: the tarot of the four worlds is a beautiful deck, rich with esoteric symbolism. The 22 card deck was published in Australia in 1984.
The Minoan Oracle has 54 black and white images drawn from Minoan sculpture, frescoes, seal stones and archeological sites. The cards depict their gods and goddesses, animals, plant, geography, daily life and events (such as the Theran eruption). The deck and 200-page companion book is complete and due for release later in 2015.
Each card of the Minute Tarot is unique - it was drawn and coloured in just five minutes. The full 78 cards were completed in just over nine hours to make a charming and very useable set in the Rider-Waite tradition.
The Mirrors of the Heart: A Deck of Favourable Cards has 43 cards with inspirational words and images, created with prints of original linocuts by the artist. It's designed for affirmations, readings, teaching and creative exploration.
The Moon Angel Deck has 29 cards of original gouache paintings following the cycle of the moon, designed to help us connect more deeply with our emotional and subconscious lives. The deck is inspired by Yiddishkeit wisdom and the divine feminine in Judaism. Self-published and available from the artist.
The Moon Tarot Selena is a Russian deck of 60 cards designed for lunar practical magic, illustrating hidden, unconscious and irrational energies. The deck has 4 cards with images of the Goddess of the moon, 4 suits of 7 cards, each describing a passing sequence of the moon, and 28 cards showing the influence of the lunar mansions.
Morgan's Tarot is not really a tarot in the strict sense, but 88 cards of modern, alternative, amusing and strange archetypes and situations. It was first self-published in the seventies, and then in the eighties and again in 2009 by US Games.
The Movie Monster Tarot is a fun deck of 23 cards, featuring well-known monsters and horror movie stars like Frankenstein, Elvira, Freddy Krueger, Dracula and more.
The Mysterium Conunctionis Tarot is based in the roots of the meaning of architecture. "Where arche is the first spark, the inception of The Magician; techne is the making, the putting together, the conception of the High Priestess; carrying form to full term of The Empress; The overseer of The Emperor going step by step... even in surprise, going step by step the whole system can be re-aligned." It has been available in a self-published edition, and now has also been expanded as the Tarot in the Land of Mystereum.
The Mystical Creations Tarot is inspired by animals and the elements. Each of the 78 chosen animals has ties to a branch of magick and to the element portrayed, illustrated in graphic novel style art and colouring. Self-published through The Game Crafter.
The Mythical Goddess Tarot is designed to help you realise your Sacred Feminine Essence, through access to the many faces of the Goddess. It's a non-standard deck of 78 cards, with images that are vibrant and full of energy.
The Nameless Tarot (aka The World Was My Oyster) is a photo-collage deck created from the artist's worldwide travels. It has 83 cards: the standard 78 plus extra versions of five of the cards. The images range from quirky to serious to humorous, but all have a very solid tarot foundation.
The Nature Spirit Tarot interprets tarot symbolism through the living and vibrant world of nature. The 78 cards are illustrated with plants, birds, insects, and reptiles from diverse environments. The deck is self-published in a large 4x7 inch format along with a 188-page companion book, and available from the artist.
The Nature Tarot is a modern, cross-cultural deck with collaged imagery from nature and human civilisations. The 78-card deck has been self-published in two Dutch editions, and in one English edition.
Nature's Cycles visualises the connection between female cycles and the cycles of nature. The 12 cards include four cards for the four phases of the menstrual cycle, plus four each for the seasons and the phases of the moon. The deck can be used tarot-style, and also as bookmarks.
The NatureSpeaks Tarot is a non-traditional deck depicting scenes and images from Nature, such as a Rainbow for hope, River for travel and Fog for confusion. The artwork is brightly painted, simple and the meaning is clear.
The New Clow Cards are a 54-card set based around the magical cards from the anime series, Cardcaptor Sakura. Compared to the original Clow Cards, these cards have a darker feel.
The New Millennium Tarot was designed as an ultra-modern deck for the Year 2000 and beyond. The cards are completely original images that have been created with Adobe Photoshop.
The first tarot deck printed in Salem, Mass., the New World Tarot, has black line drawings on a white background. Tarot scenes are pared down to the minimum, and magickal and astrological symbols appear frequently.
The Nine Lives Illustrated Playing Cards is a deck inspired by tarot, with 54 cards including fully illustrated Royals, Aces, and Jokers. Featuring the Kings, Queens and Knights from the Nine Lives Tarot, each Royal has been redrawn and redressed to match their suit, while still retaining some tarot symbolism.
The Nine Lives Tarot is a 78-card reinterpretation of classic tarot imagery from the artist's perspective and personal symbology. The deck connects the nine lives of cats with the tarot's depiction of life's cyclic movement. The direct, colour-saturated illustrations were created with a combination of ink drawing and digital painting. Self-published and available direct from the artist.
The Numerical Tarotis an alternative to traditional Tarot, based on a theoretical model of existence based on natural patterns. It has 74 cards divided into four decks for the purposes of logic, balance and symmetry: 18 Majors, 36 Minors, 16 Court and 4 Quaternary cards. The cards are illustrated in black and white, and span the spectrum of human experience, positive and negative.
Simple tarot images painted in primary colours on 5cm rounds of oak wood. The cards of the Oak Tarot show the oak pieces lying on a pale blue background.
The Old Arabian Lenormand is a nostalgic evocation of historic Arabia, based on the artist's memories of travels throughout the region. The 39 cards have been created in a deliberately romantic style, designed to resemble antique oil paintings and watercolours. Self-published in a limited edition of 1000 decks.
The Oracle of Initiation - Rainbows in the Dark is a multi-layered deck ideal for inner work and spiritual transformation. The imagery for the 66 cards is sourced from unaltered photographs taken by the artist herself while in the natural desert landscape of New Mexico.
The Oracle of Proverbs is a charming deck of 34 cards, each illustrating a common proverb or everyday saying: A Stitch in Time Saves Nine, Home is Where the Heart is, and more. Perfect for gentle advice and easy to understand wisdom. Self-published and available direct from the artist.
The Oracle of Visions is an eclectic selection of original imagery by Ciro Marchetti, the creator of the Gilded Tarot, Tarot of Dreams and Legacy of the Divine Tarot. The images are designed to provide flexible imagery that represent various human emotions, circumstances and behaviour. Previously self-published, it's now out in a mass-market edition from US Games.
The Orbifold Tarot expresses tarot symbolism through the geometry of circles, using a combination of numbers and the four elements to create simple and complex shapes that represent each card. The deck is now funding through Indiegogo.
The Oz Oracle is inspired by the classic book, the Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, and is structured around Dorothy's journey from home, through Oz, and to home again. The 60 cards are colourful and positive and designed to guide and inspire. Self-published and available from the artist.
The Parallel Worlds Tarot has 78 vivid and expressive cards illustrated in glowing colours, designed to encourage intuitive reading. The cards are inspired by traditional symbolism but also take some creative and unique departures (such as featuring a clown as The Devil). Self-published and available from the artist.
The Parrott Tarot is a hand-drawn and -coloured deck, with a wealth of correspondences in the border of each card. Interestingly detailed scenes are depicted in this self-published deck, to which four extra court cards have been added.
'The Path to Emotional Freedom Deck: An EFT Divination & Chakra Deck' is a 77-card deck designed to assist with the healing modality that uses tapping, affirmations and acupressure points to release emotions, pain, blocks and limiting beliefs. Self-published and available from the artist.
Pathfinder's, the Animal Totem Deck has 83 animal cards (and 4 index cards) by 39 different artists. It features dozens of animals, both great and small, from all over the world.
The vibrant and positive Pearls of Wisdom Tarot is now available in a third edition. The 78 cards have their own symbolism rich in elements of the Triple goddess, the language of flowers and runes. This edition has sharper, higher definition borderless illustrations and is available in both poker and jumbo size.
The Pen Tarot sprang from the artist's inspiration and obsession with tarot, channeled into 23 skilfully illustrated cards. There are 22 majors plus an extra card called The Artist - that have been drawn from life in pen, coloured ink, and crayon with a little digital touching-up. It is available from the artist as a limited edition of 100 signed and numbered sets.
Titled in Italian, Paola's Phoenix Tarot deck has been created in an unusual, beautiful and very striking style that looks almost like layers of coloured paper. Previously known as Paola Angelotti's Tarot while unpublished, it's now in print as the Phoenix Tarot.
These cards of the Physical Egg Tarot show a photograph of an egg placed on a sand backgound. It's a novel concept - all 22 major arcana painted entirely on empty egg shells.
The Picture Postcard Tarot is a full deck put together from vintage postcards from the early 20th century. The images show the culture, context and expectations of humanity just over 100 years ago. It's a 79-card deck, with the usual 78 plus a Happy Squirrel card. It was available in a self-published, limited edition of 50 decks from the artist, but is now sold out.
The Pirate Tarot is a line art based set of tarot, printed on cherry wood. It has a pirate theme, with images carefully selected to ensure that the cards kept proper meanings. The 78-card deck is available in wood and on regular cardstock.
Pixie's Hidden Lenormand is a delightful Lenormand-style deck, built from imagery from the original Rider-Waite-Smith images by Pamela Colman-Smith. It has 38 cards (the regular 36 Lenormand cards plus extra Man and Woman cards). Self-published in an edition of 400 decks.
The Pizazz Tarot is a minimalist deck that allows colour to play as big a role in a reading as the symbolism. Silhouetted people and suit emblems are set against the striped coloured backgrounds of the 78 cards. Available from the artist in a limited edition of 100 decks.
The Planetary Ascension Tarot is an unpublished and very unusual tarot deck. Swirls of colour, flowing curves and a feeling of movement dominate the painted artwork.
A self published, high quality tarot deck, the Portal Tarot has intricate computer-generated art on its twenty-two cards.
The Portland Tarot is a love letter to one of my favourite cities - Portland, Oregon in the USA - by local artist Theresa Pridemore. It features assorted weird and quirky characters set against backdrops from the city itself. The deck is an ongoing project: this is the 23-card majors only deck (there's an extra card that represents 'The Weird'). The complete 79-card deck is to come in future.
The Prairie Tarot draws its inspiration from aspects of the western prairie of the United States. The deck has a Rider-Waite basis and an extra card, the Jackalope, for a total of 79. From Robin Ator, creator of the International Icon Tarot.
The Priestess Moon Oracle is a 33-card, vibrant oracle deck with an Ancient Egyptian meets Alice in Wonderland vibe. The deck was created by Australian artist Megan Fraser, and is a selection of her artworks spanning over 20 years. Self-published and available in a limited edition of 100 sets.
The Prince Lenormand Oracle has 40 whimsical, borderless watercolour cards, featuring the traditional Lenormand symbols and playing cards. There are four extra cards included: secondary Man and Woman cards, a Person/Being card and a Wild card.
The Prisma Visions Tarot is a beautiful 79-card deck from James R. Eads, creator of the Light Visions Tarot. His second deck has full-colour cards in an impressionistic, surreal artistic style. The major arcana cards are bordered, while the minor arcana cards are borderless - and each suit can be lined up into one continuous image.
The Psychobilly Tarot is inspired by the psychobilly music genre, a mix of retro rockabilly, rock'n'roll and punk. It has 26 cards - the major arcana and four aces - with imagery drawn from horror, science fiction, tattoo art, kustom kulture and vintage pin ups. The deck successfully crowd-funded, and the card images will also be part of a clothing line.
The Rabbit Tarot is one for the animal lovers! It has rabbits appearing instead of humans on the cards, but still manages to retain workable tarot symbolism. It's a full 78 card deck, and would be suited for children, the young at heart, or readers with anxious querents.
The Raccoon Tarot is a cute set of novelty cards featuring photographs of raccoons. There are 24 major arcana cards in the deck (the two extras are The Angel, and Chaos) and each card has a different photo and reading keywords below. Self-published and available from the artist.
The tarot images used in the Oswald Wirth Tarot have been re-drawn and re-coloured. The originals were flat illustrations with brown backgrounds, but these 22 cards in the Radical Wirth Tarot are richly decorated and multi-hued pictures.
The Rainbow Lenormand shows traditional Lenormand symbolism, through photographic collage and all the colours of the rainbow (hence the name). There is one change to the standard - the Coffin is now the Black Rose card.
The Rainbow Travellers Tarot portrays a attractive world of gentle fantasy and mystical imagery. The 78 borderless cards are based on the foundation of the Rider-Waite Tarot, and the Myers-Briggs personality profiles.
The Rainring Cards are a very uniquely customised type of divination system and tool for self-knowledge. The 94 cards are square, and have a central image and meanings on all four sides.
The Ritual Abuse Tarot is a dark and satirical tarot with 78 cards drawn in charcoal. It's an homage to children's illustrator Stephen Gammell, who was famous for his unsettling images in a series of horror short stories. Self-published by the artist.
The Roberto Viesi Tarot (titled as Gli Arcani Maggiori dei Tarocchi in Italian) is a stunning 22-card set designed by graphic illustrator, Roberto Viesi. It re-imagines the Tarot de Marseille symbolism in subtle colour and fine line work.
The Rock &am; Roll Tarot is a groovy deck featuring a digital collage of popular musicians and rock stars of the fifties, sixties, seventies, eighties and nineties - Elvis is the Emperor, Madonna is the Libido card. The popular deck was published in two editions of 500 copies in 2000 and 2002, and the second edition has extra 'alternate' cards.
The Rock &am; Roll Tarot is a groovy deck featuring a digital collage of popular musicians and rock stars of the fifties, sixties, seventies, eighties and nineties - Elvis is the Emperor, Madonna is the Libido card. The popular deck was published in two editions of 500 copies in 2000 and 2002, and the second edition has extra 'alternate' cards.
The Rock and Roll Oracle takes its inspiration from 44 of the most influential songs from the early classic rock era of the late 1960s, to around 1974. The cards have abstract images that are designed to be gateways into self-discovery. The 44-card set now self-published by the artist.
The Rosetta Tarot is a 78-card deck in the Golden Dawn tradition, inspired by the Thoth Tarot's depth of meaning and timeless symbolism. The cards were illustrated using different artistic media to portray the elemental forces of each suit.
The Sacred Awakening Card Deck (part of the Lemurian Temple series) is designed to 'bring forth consciousness, abundance, harmony and truth and be a vessel for the divine sciences of the unseen'. It's a set of 67 cards, now self-published by the artist.
The Sacred Isle Tarot is a vivid and enchanting series of 78 paintings set in a mysterious and glamorous land. Previously only available in a majors-only set, the 78-card Rider-Waite style deck is now complete and available in a hand-made version, with the printed edition available for pre-order.
The Sacred Isle Tarot is a vivid and enchanting series of 78 paintings set in a mysterious and glamorous land. Previously only available in a majors-only set, the 78-card Rider-Waite style deck is now complete and available in a hand-made version, with the printed edition available for pre-order.
The Sacred Mandala Lenormand Oracle is a 36 card Lenormand-style deck from the creator of the Syzygy Oracle. The black cards have simple line drawings of the Lenormand symbols below a colourful circular mandala.
The Sakki-Sakki Tarot incorporates the structure and divinatory meanings of the traditional Rider-Waite-Smith deck, together with Astrology, the Kabbalah and personal symbolism. The deck has an extra card, The Artist, for our individual and collective creative journeys.
Samantha's Tarot is a 78 card tarot of original paintings done in ink, watercolour and acrylics, created to express the essence of tarot. The cards are wonderfully vibrant and homey.
The Savage Tarot is a deck of 78 cards with imagery of the dark underworld - the savage beauty and macabre aspects of life. Self-published in a limited edition of 100 decks.
The Sea Symbols deck has 36 cards featuring the Janarric Runes, symbols created by coastal Italian witches for spell casting and oceanic magick. The deck is designed to discover deep personal insight, and be a practical guide for learning this particular symbology of manifesting magick.
The Seasonal Tarot is the third non-traditional tarot deck from Guy Palm, built upon his symmetrical, binary, natural pattern-based model of existence. This 78-card deck uses a background of the four seasons through each suit and majors to accentuate the consistency of the binary system.
The Sedona Vortex Tarot has drawn its inspiration, in imagery and titling, from the Sedona area in Arizona. The art is a colourful collage of illustrations, photographs and scenery.
The Serpentfire Tarot is a surrealist, abstract 78-card deck of collaged artwork. It's themed around magick and mysticism, and the Goddess in all her incarnations. Self-published and available from the artist.
The Shabby Chicness Lenormand is 36-card photographic deck with a nostalgic, 'country cottage romantic' feel and extra symbols and text on the cards. There's also a 72-card variation with multiple alternate cards.
Not your regular tarot deck, the major arcana cards of the Shadow Tarot are based on the 22 Tunnels of Set as described by Aleister Crowley. The deck is intended to assist contact and integration with our shadow energies, facilitating access to unexplored territory in the psyche. Now available in a 78-card edition through The Game Crafter.
The Sideshow Tarot is themed around a old time travelling sideshow. It's a dark circus of freaks, bearded ladies, mentalists, and carnies, in a full 78-card deck. It's been self-published by the author as a quality set in a wooden box.
The Silent Tarot has 78 cards created with a huge variety of media and techniques - paper, wood, glass, bones, paint, stamps, wax, pastels and more. The art was scanned to make the printed deck but still retains a three-dimensional look. Previously available in a large-size limited edition, it's now out as a smaller size edition as well.
The Silenus Tarot has comic-book art styled cards based on Greek Mythology, with a bit of a humourous edge. It's a full 78 card deck, and features Silenus from the Satyr comic as the Fool.
The Urnash Tarot is a modern deck of vivid colours, science fiction imagery and kinetic shapes. The deck has five new pip cards and two variants of a major arcana card, bringing the total to 85 cards in the deck. It was available in a self-published edition which is now sold out, but there's also a new edition from Lo Scarabeo.
In this very simplified tarot deck, the cards have been rendered down to their most basic elements. People in the Simple Tarot are represented by white circles and ovals with the symbols of their card, on a plain black background.
The Sola Busca Revisited was created as a deck to please the tarot reader, rather than the historian. Art from the original 15th century deck has been altered to use the Rider-Waite system, while still maintaining the historic feel. It's available in a custom-made edition from the artist.
An unusual round Tarot deck published in New Zealand, the Songs for the Journey Home Tarot uses the standard 78 card Tarot structure, but has renamed the cards. Beautifully drawn and coloured artwork.
Soul Express has 42 evocative and semi-abstract cards, with collaged illustrations created in a variety of techniques. The cards express feelings and emotions and the connection between all living beings, and are designed to help the reader best continue their life's path.
The Soul Vision Tarot is a collaborative deck by artists associated with the Soul Vision website and Yahoo group, not all of whom have Tarot experience. Published as a limited edition of 79 decks.
The Southern Cross Oracle is a 36-card deck inspired by the Bellinger Valley in coastal New South Wales, Australia. Each card was dot painted with the end of a feather, and features local flora and fauna, landmarks, and sacred spaces. This self-published edition has since sold out, but it's now available in a mass-market edition as the Dreamtime Reading Cards.
The SPILL Performance Tarot is an artist-led project, created as part of the 2009 SPILL Festival in London, England. The deck was a collaboration between a commissioned photographer and more than 20 artists, and has 22 edgy, innovative major arcana and 56 object-focused minor arcana.
The Spiral Deck is a hand-painted, watercolour set with contemporary, non-traditional, up-beat versions of the tarot symbolism. Each of the 78 cards has keywords at the base to explain the meaning. The deck is self-published and available from the artist.
The Spirit Guidance Oracle has 52 cards with photographic images of nature, inspired by the town of Cassadaga, Florida. Each card has a simple saying overlaid on the image, to help raise your vibration and and stay positive.
Each card in the Spirit Hill Tarot is a modern-art style metaphysical painting, with a Pagan and Druidic influence. Currently available in digital form on CD, it will be published as a tarot deck in 2004.
The Spirit Light Tarot is a 22 card majors-only tarot. It blends fine art and tarot imagery through an abstract style of 'light photography', to capture the underlying essence of the cards. Published as a limited edition of 100 decks.
The Spirit of Truth Native American Reading Cards are 68 cards depicting scenes, folklore, people and symbols from a Native American way of life. The illustrations were created in pastel and coloured pencil.
The Spiritlight Angel Oracle began as a collection of greeting cards, designed to convey the sensuality, beauty and colour energy of the angelic kingdom. It is now an oracle deck of 48 cards with a companion book of channeled angel guidance.
The SpiroTarot is an unpublished deck based on the Rider-Waite, with 78 cards of colourful, complex geometric patterns. The artwork was created by digital software, SpiroRoma, based on the Spirograph toy invented in the sixties.
The Star Tarot is a simply stunning majors-only deck. It has a Rider-Waite basis with Pagan, shamanistic and New Age overtones to the lush artwork. The cards can be mail ordered through the artist's website as prints or as a full deck with instruction booklet.
The Starchild Tarot is a unique and cosmic deck drawing on Starseeds, sacred geometry, self-healing, and the ancient mystery schools. The images and meanings were intuitively created by artist Danielle Noel, and the deck is designed to be a meditative tool for transformation and self-reflection. Self-published and available from the artist.
The Steampunk Tarot is a 78-card digital collage tarot, marrying post-modernism and tribalism. In the words of the artist, "The Steampunk Tarot builds a rusty metal bridge to the edge of your subconscious." The deck is self-published, available in various sizes and small-print editions.
The Steele Wizard Tarot is a hauntingly lovely and lifelike looking tarot deck with 28 majors and 60 minor cards. Each card has a thickly ornate border which is decorated differently for the major arcana and each minor suit. Now available in a deck-and-book set from the artist.
The Stick Figure Tarot is a wonderful humourous deck, using all the essential Tarot symbology and artwork hand-drawn in black on white. Minimalistic tarot at its finest, but now unfortunately out of print.
The Stickee Critters Tarot is a whimsical tarot deck based directly on the Rider-Waite Tarot, with characters that are animal stick figures. It was created on the request of the artist's son and is a cute deck suited for a younger audience.
The Stolen Child Tarot is a self-published labour of love from Monica Knighton, creator of the Tarot of the Dead. It's a 22 card deck, inspired by a Yeats poem of the same name.
The Stone Tarot is reproduced from original oil paintings and uses primary colours to evoke emotional and spiritual responses. The deck is available directly from the artist.
The Strange Wonders Tarot is a horror-themed tarot based around thoroughly creepy dolls. The dark and sinister cards feature complete dolls in the major arcana, but just doll heads in the minor arcana. Self-published and available from The Game Crafter.
The Stretch Tarot is a mixed-media creation of collaged and altered vintage images from the 19th and 20th centuries. The 78 cards have a grounding in traditional symbolism but have been updated to be more racially diverse and less restrictive in gender associations.
The Taboo Tarot brings the tarot trumps into the modern world - and then takes them to the extreme. It's a black and white novelty deck with some very amusing interpretations of the traditional archetypes. There are 23 cards in total, as there is are two versions of the Hanged Man.
The Tabula Mundi Tarot is Thoth-based in spirit, structure and inspiration, but has vibrant and detailed original artwork by the artist of the Rosetta Tarot. The full 78-card deck is in progress, and a 22-card limited edition is available now in a coloured version (true to Golden Dawn colour scales) and a black and white version.
Tabula Mundi Tarot: Colores Arcus is the full-colour, 78-card edition of the black and white Tabula Mundi Nox et Lux. The card images are Thoth inspired and draw from the Book of T, and are coloured according to the Golden Dawn colour scales. The minor arcana are unique in that their illustration is drawn from the major arcana card linked with the same astrological decan. Now crowd-funding through Kickstarter.
Tabula Mundi Tarot Nox et Lux is the full edition of the Tabula Mundi Tarot, from the artist of the Rosetta Tarot. It has 78 black and white, Thoth-inspired cards based on the Golden Dawn teachings as in Book T.
The TaRat is a cute miniature novelty deck, painted in watercolour, that features white rats as the tarot characters. It's in similar style to Nakisha's previous deck, the Rabbit Tarot. Originally designed as a mini deck, it's now available as a full size deck with color backs.
The Tarocchi di Marco is a bright, simple deck with 22 full-colour cards of personal art. The deck has been self-published by the artist, in a limited edition of 25 with a handmade box.
The Tarocco di Luce is a majors-only, self-published Italian Tarot deck, with a title that translates as the 'Tarot of Light'. The cards have attractive, somewhat abstract art, with faceless people, and the dominant figures drawn in a kind of dark knot-work, on a light coloured-pencil background.
The exaggeratedly simple tarot imagery in the Tarot 22 is rendered in a extremely colourful and unique style. The minor arcana cards have been removed from this cheery tarot deck, as have any astrological and numerological correspondences.
The Tarot Bagong Sining is another wonderful deck from Lynyrd Narciso. An incredibly prolific tarot artist, his decks are yet always different. The Bagong Sining is illustrated in an art nouveau style, and is unique in that it has male and female versions of each of the major arcana cards.
The Tarot Chesta is very limited edition of 61 hand-made tarot sets. The symbology of the lino-block and screen-printed images in the Tarot Chesta is Rider-Waite-Smith, with some personal touches.
The Tarot d'Or (or Tarot of Gold) is the second version of this majors-only deck from French artist, Joelle Balle. The first was designed especially for children; this deck keeps the whimisical feel but has been updated for an audience of all ages.
Tarot de Boig (Tarot of the Fool in Catalan), is a set of 22 original artistic canvases by British figurative and symbolist painter, Ben J. Gross. While keeping its roots in the Tarot de Marseille, the art is also influenced by Dali, Bosch, Chagall, Bacon and others. Prints of the major arcana are available from the artist, and the minor arcana are in progress.
Created by a French artist, the Tarot de la Rea resembles the Tarot de Marseilles with its wood-block images and plentiful use of blue and red. It was issued in two versions, "gold" and regular. Both use gold and silver ink on the cards, but the "gold" version has gilt edges.
The Tarot de Marcelino is a Marseilles-inspired deck in a very quirky and distinct style, from the 'Not-So-Master of Cutesy Cards' (otherwise known as Lynyrd Narciso). It's a full 78-card deck, but does have pips rather than illustrated minor arcana. It's printed in burgundy ink on unbleached paper, and has been published in a limited edition of 70 decks.
Tarot de Marseille de Francois Chosson 1736 is a reproduction of an early, complete Marseilles deck by master cardmaker and engraver, Francois Chosson. Published in a carefully reproduced, quality limited edition of 3000 decks by Yves Reynaud.
Tarot de Marseille Pierre Madenie 1709 is a facsimile of one of the oldest Tarot de Marseille decks known, printed in Dijon, France in 1709. Beautifully reproduced in a limited edition of 3000 copies by Yves Reynaud, it has kept the colours, details, and scale of the original.
Tarot de St. Croix is a contemporary, multicultural deck which was inspired by current affairs, mythology, synchronicity and the artist's personal experiences. It has 78 cards with unique images intuitively illustrated in rich oil paints.
The Tarot Epitome updates the traditional tarot imagery for the contemporary world. The characters wear modern dress, horses become vehicles, the Sun features a swimming pool. This whimsical and still readable 78-card deck is self-published by the artist.
The Tarot Giguil is a fun miniature deck from Lynyrd Narciso. Similar in size to the Tarot Parac, it's different in feel with a cute, retro vibe to the cards. Giguil is a Filipino word that very roughly translates as 'squee'!
The Tarot House deck has gentle, uplifting images created by mother and daughter team from England. The deck combines their tarot, art and Reiki backgrounds into a positive tool for healing and self-development. It's a 78 card deck but the minor arcana aren't fully scenic.
The Tarot Life Cards is a 22-card mixed-media deck and book set, designed to help the reader discover their personal life and year card, and how to intrepret the cards through that lens.
Tarot Noir, a self-published deck of 22 major arcana, has black and white printed cards with surreal and moody imagery. The cards are titled in English.
The Tarot of Color is an 'esoteric attribution' deck, and has no scenes or complicated images, just keywords, elemental and qabbalistic associations, correspondences and astrological symbols. The card backgrounds are plainly coloured in a range of rainbow hues.
The Tarot of Cosmic Consciousness has 78 abstract, colourful cards that explore tarot's relationship with sacred geometry, Qabala and astrology. The deck is designed to help the user find their way to spiritual self-transformation and healing.
The Tarot of Creativity consists of 78 cards grounded in numerology, psychology, Kabbalah and the tarot. Illustrated with original surreal paintings, the major arcana, aces and royal cards all use unique images, and derive their meaning from traditional tarot keywords. The lower cards 2-10 display a painting for each suit, with dual meanings (upright and reversed) written right on each card. These titles are based upon numerology and the energy of the suit. This deck is designed to be a positive and empowering tool for creative manifestation as well as for intuitive insight.
The Tarot of Delphi is a fine art deck composed of original Neoclassical art from the Victorian era. The 78 cards are populated with Greco-Roman gods, heroes, enchantresses, oracles, and legends. It also depicts daily life, art, and the cultures of the ancient world.
The Tarot of Dreams is the follow-up work from Ciro Marchetti, creator of the Gilded Tarot, in collaboration with Lee Bursten of the Gay Tarot. It is a new concept in Tarot, with 78 printed cards plus 40 additional digital cards on CD.
The Tarot of Empowerment is a beautiful 23-card deck, designed to empower the reader to make the choices that improve their life. Its inclusive and powerful tarot imagery has been reworked to remove religious symbols and replace it with more universal artistic archetypes.
The Tarot of Experience is a work-in-progress, currently with 22 completed majors (available directly from the artist), and the minors ongoing. The deck's concept is the Fool's quest for individuation through experience.
The Tarot of Inner Peace is created from original oil-on-canvas paintings, and is designed to bring rebirth and inner peace. It is non-traditional in imagery and has 79 fully illustrated cards, including an extra major arcana card called Pandora's Box.
A nature-based deck in English and Spanish that focuses on the herbs and magical plants. The minors of the Tarot of Magic Herbs are different - no suits or numbers, just herbs arranged in alphabetical order.
The Tarot of Psychicks has a slight feel of the Vanessa Tarot, with women dressed in the theme of each major arcana card. This miniature deck is a freebie with the Tarot Rikit, and isn't available separately.
The Tarot of Sidney Sime is an extended major arcana only deck celebrating the work of fantastical and satirical artist Sidney Sime. The deck has 27 cards: the regular 22 major arcana plus five extra un-numbered majors. Self-published and available from the artist.
The Tarot of the Absurd is a playful, black and white interpretation of the occult tarot, drawn with vector graphics in Adobe Illustrator. The limited-edition deck is self-published and available at the artist's website.
The Tarot of the Bellydancers features photographs of beautifully-costumed bellydancers shot against a blue screen and morphed into composite layer settings for the card. The 78-card deck uses mixture of Marseilles and Waite style imagery and its own personal imagery.
The Tarot of the Boroughs is a full 78-card deck composed of original photography set in New York City. The deck is urban and contemporary, and features New Yorkers from all walks of life as well as well-known artists and writers.
The Tarot of the Crone is a tarot of transformation and the Crone's journey. Previously available as a limited edition deck of only 100 copies, it has now been reprinted in a second edition, with card titles and borders.
The Tarot of the Curious East is an absolutely stunning 22-card deck from Lynyrd Narciso. The landscape-oriented cards celebrate the diversity of cultures in Asia through a pastiche approach. Published in a very limited edition of 50 copies.
The Tarot of the Lepidopteran People is a stunning fantasy deck of part-human, part-elf and part-butterfly creatures. It's illustrated in such vibrant, alive colours and has a bit of an anime feel. There's also an extra card titled Lepidoptera.
The Tarot of the Masters is from Tarot author James Ricklef, and is inspired by classical paintings from the old masters. Unlike most decks with the similar theme, this deck was drawn in pen and ink and coloured on the computer and has a uniform look across the cards. It's been self-published in a first edition run of 55 decks.
The Tarot of the Midnight Masquerade is a limited edition and luxurious set of 28 cards (plus two title cards), presented in a handpainted, themed wooden box. The deck has 22 majors and four aces based on the Rider-Waite tradition, an alternate Wheel card and a Happy Squirrel card, drawn in vibrant pastels and featuring masked characters at a ball.
The Tarot of the Red Jester is a whimsical, simple deck that relies on body language to express the card's meaning. This is the full, revised 78-card edition of the Arcana of the Red Jester, and it's now self-published in two versions: one with text interpretations on the cards, and one without.
The Tarot of the Revelation is unusual - it's based on the last book of the Bible, the Book of the Revelation, as decoded by American psychic Edgar Cayce. While not linked with standard tarot systems, it still has 78 cards and some familiar imagery. The companion book was published prior to the cards' release.
The Tarot of the Wyrd has 78 cards, heavily influenced by the artist's love of Victoriana and dark gothic imagery. The deck is based on Rider-Waite symbolism, and has collaged images of Victorian era photography with added psychedelic colour.
The Tarot of the Zirkus Magi was designed to complement a fantasy novel by Doug Thornsjo, and also be a stand-alone working deck. It has 78 cards with a retro circus theme. The full deck was successfully funded through Kickstarter and will be out later in 2014.
The Tarot of Timeless Truth is a complete photographic tarot deck. Its bewitching images are not illustrated, but a sometimes surreal photographic montage.
The Tarot of Trees is a whimsical, bright and colourful deck that interprets the 78 cards through the theme of nature and trees. Mostly inspired by real life, the mixed-media imagery does occasionally tend towards the fantastical. Now available from the artist.
The Tarot Pacifico has 22 rather attractive cards, with a Pacific Islander and Polynesian appearance and theme. Most of the cards are non-traditional and have been retitled and reworked to fit the theme. Published in a limited edition of 350 decks.
Tarot Parac is a miniature, 22-card deck from Lynyrd Narciso. It's a cute - and reversible - little deck of angelic-looking zombies, partially inspired by steampunk. The World is unusual in that it shows the earth from an uncommon angle, where Australia and South East Asia are visible.
The Tarot PowerTM cards are single keyword-based cards, combined with the traditional Tarot system for divination, mediation, inspiration and empowerment.
Tarot Rikit is a stunning majors-only deck inspired by Southeast Asian visual cultural themes, and designed to have a cosmopolitan pan-Asian feel. It's by Lynyrd Narciso, and is available in a limited edition of only 50 copies.
Tarot Whispers at the House of Dusk is another self-published deck from prolific artist Lynyrd Narciso (who also created the Vanessa Tarot from US Games). This majors-only deck has a twilight, romantic fantasy feel, set in a fictional world.
Les Tarots Marseille de Jean Noblet is another reproduction of Marseilles-style cards dating back to 1650. The 22 trump cards have been 'refreshed' by Jean-Claude Flornoy, who also restored the Jean Dodal Tarot.
Technoracle is a modern re-interpretation of the famous cards attributed to Mme Marie Lenormand, fortune teller to Napoleon and the Empress Josephine. Technoracle takes the symbolism of the 36 card Lenormand deck and re-works it using modern, sometimes psychedelic digital imagery.
The Tell Me Tarot is designed to make the wisdom of tarot accessible to anyone. It has simplified but recognisable tarot scenes, text titles and meanings on the cards underneath the tarot scenes, and even indicates whether they are positive or negative. Originally published in 2004 in Hebrew and English, it has also been reprinted in 2008 by US Games.
The AlphaBet For Lovers is a 72-card deck based on the Hebrew alphabet, designed to provide insight, advice and prophecy about love and relationships. The cards are heart-shaped and have an illustration on one side, and text in English and Hebrew on the reverse.
The Charming Tarot uses illustrations based on different eras and art styles to bring its modern characters and their journeys to life. The major arcana are inspired by classical Renaissance revival, Wands by the Carnivalesque style, Cups by the whimsy of Art Nouveau, Daggers (Swords) by the mystery of Film Noir, and Stones (Pentacles) by Art Deco. The 78 card deck is self-published by the artist and available from The Game Crafter.
The Ellis decK has 78 cards composed of digitally-collaged shapes with a colourful sense of emotion and mystery. The art is uniform across the deck, and focuses more on clear interpretation than dense symbolism. The deck has been self-published by the artist.
The Fountain Tarot is a 79-card re-envisioning of tarot through the worlds of geometry, internet culture, art and spirituality. The creators aimed to capture the joys and sorrows of life and celebrate 'oneness' through Jonathan Saiz's original oil paintings.
The Garden Path: An Antipodean Tarot is a personal and intuitive Tarot with images of the natural world. The cards feature Australian scenery, birds and animals, as well people close to the creator. Now available in a limited edition handmade set of 22 cards.
The Legend of Tarot uses video games as a cute visual code to introduce beginners to tarot reading. The 78 tarot cards began as a fun project for Alex and Noa Page, and grew into a complete deck that was then successfully funded through Kickstarter. Now self-published and available from the artists.
The Lilith Bible Tarot illuminates the polytheistic pagan roots of Judeo-Christian religious scripture and ideas, and takes a fresh look at the Bible through Lilith's eyes and the medium of tarot. The stories of women in the Bible are a key focus of the 78 cards.
The NOW Lenormand was designed to help the process of learning to read Lenormand-style decks. Each card has a traditional image, plus the meaning, description, body association, timing and astrological correspondent printed below. The deck also includes extra Man and Woman cards to allow for more diverse and inclusive readings. Self-published and available from the artist.
The Peaceful Path Tarot has 78 multi-spiritual borderless images designed to act as a basis for compassionate change, and help find your own life path. The deck is self-published, and hand-signed and numbered by the artist.
The Talking Tarot is an Australian deck of 78 cards, with imagery that is a mix of photography and computer collage. It's generally based on the Rider-Waite, but has unillustrated pip cards and Swords are linked with Fire and Wands with Air.
Thea's Tarot is a feminine-focused, non-traditional Tarot deck that was printed in 1984. Its cards are printed in glossy black and white cut-paper silhouettes, and some are oriented sideways. The cards feature only women, and the court cards have been renamed to Child, Daughter, Mother and Amazon.
The Third Eye Oracle has 48 cards with fairly simple designs, arranged in 12 themes of growth, change and perception. Each theme contains a four card cycle illustrating its aspects, which are also visually associated with the colours of the four elements. The deck is self-published by the artist.
The Threefold Oracle is a divination and inspirational deck, consisting of three different sets of the 22 major arcana cards. Each set has been created in a different medium - watercolours, lino block prints, and mixed media.
The Timeless Tarot is an eclectic mix of classic paintings and vintage illustrations from the 14th to the 20th century, designed to align in symbolism and mood with the classic Rider-Waite. Self-published and available from the artist.
This entomological tarot deck, by the same artist who created the Hugobian and Goblin Tarots, is major arcana only. Each trump in the Tiny Tarot is represented by a different insect - a praying mantis is the Fool, a spider the Star, and a dung beetle Strength. The card size is actually very small - the entire deck is printed on an A4 sheet.
The Trilateral Tarot: Universal Truths Consciousness deck has 22 cards shaped as equilateral triangles. The shape allows for three orientations for each card - upright, left and right (relating to the conscious, unconscious and meta-conscious). The card art has been developed from scraps of cloth arranged in collage. The deck and booklet is available in a limited edition from the artist.
The Triomphes de Paris is a 22-card linocut deck, designed to mimic the work of historical Marseille cardmakers as much as possible. Originally available in a handmade edition, there's now a printed edition as well.
Trionfi: Tarot Playing Cards is a set of 78 Anglo-American playing cards, designed for English speakers to play the Tarot, Tarock and Tarocchi games of continental Europe. The cards are double-ended and have imagery based on 19th century European tarots.
Twenty-Two Keys of the Tarot is a rare majors-only deck by Susan Kay Topa, published in 1979. The 22 cards follow the Thoth pattern and were hand-printed, giving them a blocky, primitive appearance.
The Twilight Rabbit Tarot has 78 cards of anthropomorphic rabbits in Rider-Waite-like scenes. Majors have been renamed to suit the theme (eg. the Hareophant). Suits have also been renamed to Clover (Wands), Passions (Cups), Carrots (Swords) and Stones (Pentacles).
Twisted Tarot Tales is an 83-card (or 117-card, for the full version) tarot deck inspired by vintage horror comic books. It's gruesome and creepy - but also fun and modern and a little cheesy. Successfully crowd-funded, the deck is due to be published very soon.
The Tyldwick Tarot has 78 elegant cards that feel like walking through a stately English home. The artist took inspiration from architectural patterns, flowers, geometry and kaleidoscopes to create a complete imaginary world that invites the reader inside. Now published in a gilt-edged, limited edition of 2000 decks.
The Ultimate Oracle is a very stripped down 44-card deck of duality and opposites. Half the cards are black with a keyword in white, the other half the reverse. It's designed to be a deck of observations, insights and possibilities and a guide to your life.
In the Universe Cards, astronomy, The Universe and quantum physics meld together, forming an oracle deck that shows how the spectacle of the firmament mirrors your inner being. The first edition was originally published by Thorsons in 1999, and for this second edition, Kay worked with artist Chris Butler. Together, they created something more fantasy based than the original whilst still employing the Hubble Telescope images as the artwork's foundation.
The Vee Deck is a non-standard tarot. The images are intended to be ambiguous in the Vee Deck and you are free to make up your own meanings. Available free online as a PDF for printing.
Each of the 52 cards in the Vertical Oracle represents a quality, emotion or situation, intended to create more meaningful connections between the spiritual world (vertical) and the physical, everyday world (horizontal).
The Vibrational Earth Children Oracle has 52 engaging and uplifting cards, designed as a non-denominational deck for children from 8 years and up. It offers simple and positive messages, and can be used alone or with an adult's guidance.
The Vibrational Energy Oracle is a beautifully illustrated set of 52 cards, designed to help the reader uncover their vibrational healing energy. The set can be used for inspirational meditations, daily draws or readings. Self-published by the author with a companion guidebook.
The Victorian Trade Card Tarot is a 79 card deck (the standard 78 plus a Happy Squirrel card) with images created from trade cards of the 1870s to 1890s. This is the third deck from Marcia McCord, available in a limited edition of 100 sets.
The Visionary Tarot is a 78-card tarot with personal symbols. The majors feature a wooden doll, Wands are a paintbrush, Cups are Jars in Eastern art, Pentacles are stars and inspired by Egyptian mythology, while Swords remain guided by the Rider-Waite imagery. Published by the artist in a limited edition of 100 signed and numbered decks.
The Vows of Love Oracle is a tranquil devotional deck of 80 cards, marrying nature photography with short inspirtional poems. Designed to be a 'curriculum of self-love' and to promote the skills of true love and self-esteem.
The Vudu Tarot is a 79-card deck drawing on authentic Afro-Caribbean style, pictographic drawings, culture and references. The cards feature diverse characters inspired by Catholic saints and Afro-Caribbean myths. Now funding through Kickstarter.
The Watcher Angel Tarot is based on part of the text from the Book of Enoch, drawing on the story of heavenly beings who abandoned heaven in pursuit of mortal love. It's a full deck of 78 cards and is now self-published.
The Way of Maitreya Oracle is a re-creation of the 22 major arcana, based on pre-Christian religions and the Egyptian and Tibetan Books of the Dead. Inspired by the author's deep meditations, the deck aims to explain the structure of the human soul.
The Way of the Fool Tarot is a small-size reproduction of artist Beatriz Inglessis' much larger Japanese woodblock print project. This majors-only deck has been produced in a limited edition of 50 decks.
The Whispering Tarot is a limited edition, self-published deck from Elizabeth Hazel, the author of Tarot Decoded. The 78 cards were inspired by Pamela Colman-Smith's illustrations, but have had overt Christian and Masonic symbolism removed. Accompanied by a companion CD with PDF booklet.
The White Magic Tarot Spell Cards is a deck of 78 tarot cards, designed to help establish intent and pure focus in spellcasting and 'white' magic. The cards have simple symbols and a spell corresponding to the tarot meaning printed on a parchment-like background. The deck is self-published and available from the author.
The White Rabbit Oracle is a 59-card oracle deck of playful and whimsical art collaged from vintage imagery. The playful white rabbit of the title (who is modelled on Alice's rabbit and pops up throughout) invites you on a journey into your own Wonderland –- a journey of self-discovery, inner adventure, and wonder.
The Wickwillow Tarot is designed to transcend any particular theme, and offer deep symbolism without being too esoteric. It has 78 colourful cards, loosely based on stained glass and mosaic art. They're also borderless and without numbers, titles, or other distractions.
The Wild Rose Training Deck is designed to be a first deck so the reader can get used to the tarot, and then comfortably read other decks. It has 78 cards with simple tarot imagery on the right, and a list of meaning phrases on the left of the card.
The Wild Spirit Wisdom Oracle is a 54-card oracle deck with a nature and feminine theme. Each card features an original painting, and companion text to enhance the meaning. The deck was created from paintings made by the artist over many years.
The William Blake Tarot Triumphs deck is the black, white, and brown coloured precursor to the William Blake Tarot of the Creative Imagination. The majors-only deck was published in a limited edition of 250 copies in 1991.
The Wisdom of the Woods is a 30-card Celtic tree oracle. The double-sided cards have an image of the tree on the front, and meanings, keywords and associations on the backs. The deck is read in a casting of nine cards with the included Celtic Wheel board.
The Wolf Pack Tarot, previously a black and white illustrated semi-tarot deck, has now been published in a full-colour 78 card edition picturing illustrations of the wolf in its nature world. The keywords, listed at the top of each card, are reputed to be all you need to understand the deck.
The WorldTree Tarot is a complete digital deck of 78 cards with full colour 3D computer graphics. The symbology is more or less in the Rider-Waite tradition.
The Wraithe Sigillum Tarot is based on traditional tarot, but each card has a very different illustration of a sigillum (symbol) of power that helps the individual connect with universal consciousness. Each sigillum was specially chosen by the artist based on his own experience. Available through The Game Crafter.
The Writings of Ki'usha Cards is a very stark and plain oracle deck, depicting unusual sigils and calligraphic symbols in black ink on white cards. Now self-published and available from the artist.
The Wyzard of Odd Tarot is an eclectic blend of tarot, geometry, runes and music, with 78 illustrations formed from a unique method of incense smoke photography. Self-published and available from the artist.
The Yuletide Lenormand is a holiday-themed Petit Lenormand deck, with 36 standard cards plus 5 alternate cards. The cards have holly-entwined borders and feature Christmas, Yule, winter and holiday symbols and scenes.
The ZigeunerMagic Lenormand is a 52-card expanded Lenormand deck, with the traditional 36 cards plus 9 Spirit Leader cards and 7 Animal Totem cards. The deck and companion booklet are in German, and an English version is in progress.
The Zombie Apocalypse Tarot is a gruesome take on the Rider-Waite, featuring zombies, the undead and plenty of blood. The 79-card deck (there's an extra major titled 'Undeath') has photographic imagery that makes the apocalytic feel entirely plausible.