Marie Anne Lenormand is famous for being Napoleon Bonaparte's trusted card reader. Let the Sibilla of the Salons guide you toward self-understanding and insight through this historically-inspired oracle deck. Included is a detailed instruction manual for understanding and working with this unique deck.
The Lenormand, a simple, 36-card deck, is gaining popularity across the world. What are these cards, and from where did they come? Patrick Dunn, author of Cartomancy with the Lenormand and the Tarot, explains the cards and their inherent power—especially when they are teamed up with the Tarot.
Tarot decks are recognized as seventy-eight cards full of wise advice and a multitude of uses. They are so elegant in design, cloaked in the aura of history, and filled with promises for the future. So why would a tarot user consider an oracle deck? As a former tarot snob (for years I would never consider using an oracle) who has discovered the joy of oracles, I think I can answer this. An...
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