From Shakespeare to Leonardo da Vinci, from Louis the Sun King to Queen Elizabeth, the Renaissance was a colorful time of artistic genius and absolute monarchs. This period Tarot deck captures the artistry and diversity of an age when velvet-draped courtiers walked the marble halls of palaces while peasant farmers toiled in the fields. The spirit, the civilization, and the culture of an epoch of great artistic and cultural energy call forth from these suggestive cards.
From Where Do the Cards of the Tarot Originate? Mystery shrouds the origin of Tarot cards, but ancient oracle decks have been found in a wide range of places, from Hungary to India to China. Some historical sources credit the traveling, wandering musicians and performers who roamed (originally) from India to Persia to Egypt for carrying cards and... read this article