The valleys between Tuscany and Lazio were home to the Etruscans, a society that rivaled that of ancient Greece and significantly influenced the mighty Roman civilization. In dry, lifeless tombs, remnants of a 3,000-year-old civilization remained untouched and still. As the first archeologists unsealed the tombs, colors faded, bodies shriveled, and we are left only with clues and traces of the magnificence of what once was. Artist Silvana Alasia incorporates colors and motifs found in an Etruscan necropolis near modern Tuscany. Her incredible art, coupled with Minetti's extensive knowledge of the Etruscan culture, create a Tarot for exploring and illuminating the sealed parts of your heart.
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