Small-Size Tarot Decks
Miniature, tiny, or small-size Tarot decks.
The African Tarot is a cute revision of the standard Rider-Waite with an African theme. Thick black outlines surround bright colours in the simple and two-dimensional art on small-size cards.
The Aleister Crowley Thoth Tarot Pocket Edition is the playing-card size version of the classic tarot deck. It reproduces Crowley's famous imagery but at the smaller size makes it difficult to discern all the symbolic detail.
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 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 Ceccoli Tarot Mini is the tiny version of the Nicoletta Ceccoli Tarot, a 78 card deck of enigmatic, enchanting and sweet illustrations by the artist of the same name. The deck is a portable and readable 4.4cm by 8cm in size.
The Celtic Tarot Mini is the pocket-size version of the Celtic Tarot by Gaudenzi and Tenuta. These two artists jointly created the artwork, each responsible for the major and minor arcana that show the Celtic legend and the peoples of Ireland.
The Dragons Tarot Mini features dragons, serpents and dinosaurs from legend and history on its 78 cards. This is the miniature, pocket sized version of the Dragons Tarot.
The Egyptian Tarot Mini has attractive Ancient Egyptian themed artwork with the appearance of being painted on papyrus. This is the miniature, pocket sized version of the Egyptian Tarot.
The Fairy Tarot Mini is the pocket-sized, miniature edition of the cute and charming Fairy Tarot from Antonio Lupatelli. The 78 cards are whimsical and feature gnomes, fairies, elves and sylphs.
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 Girlfriend's Tarot is a small set of 78 light-hearted Tarot cards. The major arcana and court cards are all illustrated with modern people, while the suits are (unfortunately) pip-style cards illustrated by Umbrellas (Wands), Pens (Swords), Teacups (Cups) and (Flowers) Pentacles.
The Hanson-Roberts Tarot is the deck I learnt to read with.. it's an easy to understand one for beginners and has positive, slightly medieval artwork that was originally drawn in coloured pencil. Some of the humans look a little odd, but it grows on you.
The Harmonious Tarot Mini is the pocket-sized edition of the flowery Victorian cards of the Harmonious Tarot. The 78 miniature cards are just pretty as the originals, but the details are harder to make out at the smaller size.
The "i Cani" deck has 22 major arcana cards and is wholly devoted to dogs of different breeds in Tarot poses. It's a limited edition Tarot, with unlaminated cardboard cards printed in black and white.
The Funghi pił Belli del Mondo is a Tarot with 22 small, rectangular cards, each featuring a different type of mushroom for each tarot archetype. It was published in a limited edition of 2000 decks.
The Gatti deck is an Italian Tarot of 22 cards, each featuring a cat illustrated in black and white. It's the cat version of the i Cani deck, also by Menegazzi, and is a limited edition with unlaminated and slightly differently sized cards.
The Tree Tarot (das Baum Tarot) is a German deck that assigns a tree to each major card. The illustrations are focused on the head and shoulders of the traditional Rider-Waite characters, and each card shows the figure with its associated planetary, zodiac, tree and Hebrew letter. The cards are small, about playing card size.
The Manga Tarot Mini is the pocket sized version of the anime and manga themed deck, the Manga Tarot, by Riccardo Minetti and illustrated by Anna Lazzarini. The 78 cards have dynamic artwork with an interesting change - cards that normally feature a man here show a woman, and vice versa.
The Mini Royo Dark Tarot is the very small-size version of Luis Royo's Royo Dark Tarot, which is in turn the updated and fully illustrated version of the Black Tarot. These miniature cards measure 4.4 x 8 cm.
The Morgan Greer Tarot in a Tin is a small-size version of the classic 78-card Morgan Greer Tarot. The cards measure at 2 x 3.5 inches and are packaged in a cute and durable tin container.
The well-known and beautiful Osho Zen Tarot, in print for over two decades, is now available in a smaller, pocket size edition. The 79 cards are similar to the size of playing cards, and packaged with a small-size version of the existing companion book.
The Pagan Tarot Mini is the miniature version of Gina M. Pace's Pagan Tarot. The 78 cards have illustrations ranging from the modern and contemporary to Pagan and Wiccan symbolism.
The Pocket Rider Waite Tarot is a handy smaller sized version of the standard Rider-Waite deck. It's roughly the size of a pack of playing cards, making it ideal as a travel deck.
The Radiant Rider-Waite Tarot in a Tin is the small-size version of the vibrant Radiant Rider-Waite. The miniature cards are 2 x 3.5 inches and are securely packaged in a durable tin container.
The Secret Tarot Mini is the pocket-size, miniature version of the atmospheric Secret Tarot. Its 78 cards measure 4.4cm by 8cm and keep the expressive feel of the landscapes and scenes of the original.
The Smith-Waite Centennial Tarot Deck in a Tin is the small size, stand-alone version of the 100th year anniversary edition of the original Rider-Waite Tarot, the Pamela Colman Smith Commemorative Set. The 78 cards measure 2.25 x 3.75 inches and are packaged in a cute durable tin.
The Spiral Tarot deck depicts mythological characters from Ancient Greek, Roman and Celtic culture on its 78 highly detailed cards. The major arcana are very attractive but the minor arcana have art that is a little more inconsistent.
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 Tarot Art Nouveau Mini is the miniature, travel size edition of the lovely Tarot Art Nouveau. The 78 cards have floral, ornate and romantic artwork by Antonella Castelli.
The Tarot de la Felicidad (or Tarot of Happiness) is a Spanish, non-traditional tarot deck simplified for questions of love. The major arcana have been renamed and reordered, and there are only nine numbered cards in the minor arcana for a total of 72 cards in the deck.
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 de Marseille Mini is one of the only miniature Marseilles-style tarot decks. This pocket sized deck has 78 cards in the traditional woodcut-looking artistic style.
The Tarot of Pagan Cats Mini is the miniature edition of the full size Tarot of Pagan Cats. It's an easily portable version of the very cute but very readable 78 card deck.
Tarot of White Cats Mini is the small-size version of the Tarot of White Cats, a miniature deck designed to fit in a pocket or purse. The 78 cards are based closely on the Rider-Waite deck but illustrated with white felines in a variety of positions.
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.
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 Tiny Universal Waite Tarot is one of the smallest decks I've ever seen - with 78 cards that are just 2 x 3.5cm. They're a little too small to shuffle and are best drawn from a bag for a reading, or just used as tarot decorations.
The Universal Tarot Mini is the small-size edition of Lo Scarabeo's re-illustration of the Rider-Waite Tarot, the Universal Tarot. The 78 miniature cards are a perfect size for a purse or for travelling.
The Universal Waite Pocket Tarot is a smaller size version of the Rider-Waite images redrawn by Mary Hanson-Roberts. The cards are 3 1/2 by 2 1/4 inches in size.
The Visconti Tarot Mini is the miniature version of the Visconti Tarot from Lo Scarabeo. The cards measure 4.4cm by 8cm and are small enough to fit in a purse or pocket.
The Witchy Tarot Mini is the miniature, pocket sized edition of the Witchy Tarot, the cute Wiccan deck aimed at teenagers. It's a simple deck perfect for fitting in a purse or taking on vacation.