Universal Waite Tarot

Imagine the Rider-Waite with artwork in the style of the Hanson-Roberts deck. The Universal Waite Tarot is quite a pretty version (or clone) of the Rider-Waite, with more appealing, softer artwork.

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Created by Mary Hanson-Roberts, Pamela Colman-Smith
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - US Games 1990



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Universal Waite Tarot review by Ekzeteo

This is my favorite tarot deck.  As an old traditionalist, I've used Rider-Waite style decks for many years to do all of my private and professional readings.  There are many wonderful clones of this style on the market today.  Personally though, I've always p Pamela Coleman-Smith's original drawings.  I've always felt drawn by the symbolism of her marvelous artwork, though I've often wished for less harsh or stark coloring.  In the Universal Waite Tarot, I've found happiness. 

The soothing, pastel coloring, done so beautifully by Mary Hanson-Roberts, brings out all of the delicate intricacies of Lady Pamela's famous drawings.  Each card now seems ready to step out and guide you along Tarot's path of wisdom.  The facial features and their expressions are more readily
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More About These Cards

Name: Universal Waite Tarot
Creators: Mary Hanson-Roberts, Pamela Colman-Smith
Publisher: US Games 1990
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Cards: 78
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Minor Arcana Style: RWS-Based Scenes
Suits: Cups, Swords, Wands, Pentacles
Court Cards: Page, Knight, Queen, King
The Fool is 0
Strength is 8
Justice is 11

Card Size: 2.75 x 4.75 in. = 6.99cm x 12.06cm
Card Language: English
Card Back: Reversible
Back Design: Dark blue background with gold coloured stars of different sizes.






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