Unusually Shaped Cards Tarot Decks
Decks with cards of an unusual shape, other than rectangular or circular.
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 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 heart-shaped cards of the Guardian Angel Cards are from prolific artist, Toni Carmine Salerno. The 44 cards have no pictures, just a keyword and an inspirational paragraph or prayer on a coloured background. Packaged with a 46-page companion booklet.
The Heart Tarot "celebrates a vital, unimaginably potent force in our lives: love. Whether inspired by romance, family, friendship, or God, this powerful emotion is at the heart of humanity." It's only the second heart-shaped deck published.
The Infinity Tarot has 78 cards in the shape of the infinity symbol (a figure eight on its side). The cards are illustrated in an 18th century swashbuckling style, and the unusual shape allows for a different perspective on the tarot imagery.
The Lovers Oracle is a romantic set of 44 heart-shaped cards, with images from Toni Carmine Salerno's art and short phrases meant to inspire love. The cards are also packaged in a red, heart-shaped box with a 44-page booklet.
The Lovers Oracle has 45 evocative and romantic heart-shaped cards. Each card has an illustration by Toni Carmine Salerno on the front, and the meaning on a scroll on the back. This is a revised and expanded edition, with new messages of advice and an extra card.
The Mandala Astrological Tarot has 78 square cards, combining astrology and mandalas into an unusual tarot system. The major arcana have complex scenes while the minor arcana rely on geometric suit arrangements and astrological symbols.
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 Sophia Wise One Oracle has 66 unusual petal-shaped, hand-painted cards for contemplation or advice. Each card is designed as a complete teaching in itself, based on the artist's own journey of healing. The deck is supported by a companion book and instructional videos for each card, and is now funding through Kickstarter.
The Tarot Tags are major arcana tarot images that started as a deck and have been made into jewellery. Kathleen King's original, diverse, full-colour Tarot scenes have been stamped onto stainless steel dog tags that can be worn on a necklace.
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 Circle: A Guide For The Inner Explorer is a unique deck of 54 wedge-shaped cards. The simply illustrated cards are read by choosing eight, and then arranging them into a circular mandala.
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 Yantra Deck has 4 by 4 inch square cards, each representing a concept combined with an intention or symbol, a 'yantra'. The cards are inspired by the teachings of contemporary spiritual leaders, and are designed for self-inquiry and spiritual reflection.