Time Between Times Tarot in spring 2017
News , Tarot / 14 December 2015

Lo Scarabeo has picked up a new deck by Chris Butler, the designer of the Quantum tarot 2.0, Son Tarot (for Gay men) and Lenormand Cartomancy (2013). The Time Between Times Tarot will be published in the Spring of 2017 and is centered around the concept of the Healing Mandorla and Divine Feminine Wisdom. Overlap in material and spiritual world A Mandorla is an almond shaped space created by two overlapping circles. The shape is seen in Western Sacred Art (f.e in relation to the Virgin Mary) and has found its way on traditional tarot images as well (World Card). Where the material world and spiritual world overlap, there’s the healing space, You’ll find one on each major or minor card, bearing a specific symbolic message. According to Butler, the Mandorla is also a powerful symbol of the Divine Feminine, which means that the cards energy is meant to be gentle and nurturing. Time between times The healing sphere is an important theme, but the deck also celebrates the Celtic ‘Time between Times’, hence the name. This was the Celts’ term for Dusk and Dawn. The time when it is neither night or day and the veil between the physical and…

The Llewellyn Tarot | Review
Decks , Review , Tarot / 28 October 2015

There are decks, that once you open that box and hold the cards in your hand something special happens. It doesn’t occur often, even if you have a huge collection, but when it does a deck like that becomes the go-to-wonder or the answer to ‘what would you take with you if you got stranded on a deserted island’. The Llewellyn deck by Anna-Marie Ferguson is such a deck for me and if you’re a fan of RWS-inspired tarot cards you should definitely check…