The Victorian Fairy Tarot
Lunaea Weatherstone, art by Gary A. Lippincott
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The Knight of Spring comes to greet you on behalf of The Victorian Fairy Tarot!
Knight of Spring
No one embodies the spring fever that comes over the fairies more than the Knight of Spring. He is an energetic explorer who must have a mission or quest and who becomes restless if kept closely at court. The everyday and the routine have no appeal for him. Dashing, brave, and a bit of a rogue, he sees the humor in most situations, even the most daunting. It’s all a great adventure for this enthusiastic and daring fairy knight, and he is more than ready for the challenge. His
This spread, called Titania’s Dream, is from the Victorian Fairies Tarot companion book by Lunaea Weatherstone (art by Gary Lippincott). It was created for this deck and thus pulls inspiration from the theme. However, most spreads can be used with any deck.
It is inspired, as well, from a passage from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. While we are quite past midsummer, many of us feel the urge to start new projects in the fall, so this spread may prove quite timely.
Using the Victorian language of flowers, this spread weaves an illuminating dream to help you clarify the next steps on your path. The meanings of the flowers are shown in parentheses.
Mix your deck and lay
Did you miss the Lunaea Weatherstone Interview on The Alchemical Artisans Hour? Never fear–the interview is now available on YouTube!
Lunaea is the creator of the Victorian Fairy Tarot. She was interviewed on The Alchemical Artisans Hour last Friday, September 27.
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Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Lunaea Weatherstone, creator of a number of tarot decks, including the new Victorian Fairy Tarot.
The Hierophant is a card that doesn't seem to get much love from the tarot community. We are a free-thinking bunch, generally speaking, and the Hierophant is often interpreted as being rigid, dogmatic, and spiritually constraining. The Rider-Waite-Smith card shows a throned Pope making a blessing gesture as two tonsured initiates kneel before him. The initiates are clearly in a less-powerful position, and traditionally this card can mean a surrender of spiritual free will to a higher authority.
I'm actually rather fond of the Hierophant for a