One hundred and fifty years ago, optimistic scientists felt that with gears powered by steam there wasn’t anything the prim and proper Victorians couldn’t accomplish. Quaint, yet astoundingly futuristic, this aesthetic is called steampunk.
Steampunk has been a fascination of Tarot expert Barbara Moore for years. With the aid of brilliant artist Aly Fell, The Steampunk Tarot was born.
The gears and mechanics combined with the Victorian styles are timeless, both ancient and ultramodern, giving access to past, present, and future. The breathtaking deck reflects society’s current concerns and struggles, giving new vantage points to see various issues. The book explores the symbolism and meaning of each card and shares how to give readings; it includes Barbara’s "not-so-secret reading technique" and shares five spreads. Whether you love the decks retro-tech style or the insightful potential of its symbolism, this is a deck you’ll use again and again.
I talk to people about tarot all the time, and one of the things I hear a lot is, "Oh, I'm not good at tarot," or, "I've tried and it just doesn't work for me," or, "I just don't feel it with the cards."
Well, first of all, you might not feel it, and that's okay. I grew up playing cards, from Go Fish through Hearts and Gin Rummy, everyone in my... read this article