Designed in the Rider-Waite tradition, this miniature tarot deck is fun for all levels of tarot enthusiasts. Featuring majestic, albino kitties displaying their mystical and valiant personalities, these feline-themed cards are the perfect gift for your cat-loving friends.
Lo Scarabeo, the prolific Italian publisher of some of the most beautiful Tarot decks in the world, has made available several of their decks in a "mini" size of 44 x 80 mm (about 1.73 x 3.15 inches), about 1/3 smaller than most Tarot decks. This makes them very easy to carry with you anywhere and everywhere. The cards do not have the same protective coating as most decks so they may not last as long as full-sized decks.
When I first became interested in the Tarot about a bazillian years ago, I decided I wanted to obtain all of the Tarot decks that were available. This was at a period when the interest in Tarot deck design was just beginning to explode. Every time I’d buy a deck five new ones would come on the market. I finally gave up my desire to collect decks.
However, I noticed that there were certain. . .read more.
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