Minchiate Fiorentine Etruria (IM) Tarot | Review

The Minchiate Tarocchi is one of those decks that seems to be acquired later in one’s tarot life. When you can read with more systems or when a decent appetite for traditional decks has been developed. Just like a lot of readers I figured the Minchiate Tarot decks were collector’s items. With all those cards and differences it could not be a reading deck, right? This review, particularly of the Il Meneghello Minchiate Fiorentine Etruria from 1725, aims to describe deck & system, but most

Durer Tarot
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6.9/10
Durer’s Tarot | Review
Decks , Review , Tarot / 5 February 2017

When we say Renaissance we think the ‘Italians’: Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo and Raphael. However, one of the great masters (painting and engraving) of that time was hanging out in what we now call Germany and working for Emperor Maximilian I. His name: Albrecht Dürer. Boutique webshop TarotBG recently (re)released a Bulgarian Tarot deck called Durer’s Tarot, based on his works. And if you were looking for something ‘never seen before’ you definitely want to keep reading.

Sneak peek: Arcanum X, modern Tarot de Marseille
Decks , News , Sneak peek , Tarot , Tarot de Marseille , Theme: TdM / 30 September 2016

It’s always very exciting when a designer announces a new project and I feel especially flattered that this one decided to use The Queen’s Sword as his podium for The Big Reveal. In 2017 we can enjoy a modern take on the Tarot de Marseille called Arcanum X.
The Arcanum X Tarot is currently being designed by… …..drumroll….Orbifold Tarot creator and tarot reader, Michael Bridge-…

Trionfi della Luna cover
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8/10
Trionfi della Luna Tarot | Review
Decks , Review , Tarot / 16 April 2016

Patrick Valenza, creator of the immensely popular Deviant Moon Tarot, has ‘released’ his very specific style on another project: a Majors Only tarot, inspired by the old Italian decks and with a wink towards Tarot de Marseille. Trionfi della Luna Tarot comes in different variaties and I was lucky enough to obtain one…

Ace of Discs Sola-Busca
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8.9/10
Sola-Busca Tarot by Mayer: a piece of history
Decks , Review , Tarot / 15 January 2016

It rarely happens I treat a deck with reverence. Sure, my tarot and oracle collection is worth a lot to me and I take good care of any deck. But with the Sola-Busca I had the urge to use those white cotton gloves curators of certain museums use before touching a rare, ancient, valuable object. I guess that was the first ‘warning’ this deck is not your average tarot package, but something pretty special. If you’re not an avid reader, you