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Deck Reviews

Praha XII cards

About the Deck The Praha XII deck I own is an “old” deck of Bohemian pattern playing cards which I believe are from the 1930s. They are scuffed, worn and slightly bent from use which I love. The Bohemian or Prague pattern is a style of German suited playing cards used in parts of Czechia. […]

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Divination

Crafting a Casting Tray

As I have a growing collection of non-tarot divination tools that involve casting (charms, bones, dice) I wanted a tray suitable for casting onto, with markings that divide the space into different areas, which I can use or ignore as I please each time I cast. We’ve had an oak tray going spare since we […]

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Deck Reviews

The Minimalist Tarot

About the Deck The Minimalist Tarot, or just The Tarot, is a black and white deck by Dark Synevyr, a Ukrainian tarot publisher. I have deck 21/1000 from the first edition, which I picked up from their eBay for a bargain. I believe it was their first deck, from 2017. The deck quality is not […]

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Deck Reviews

The Fountain Tarot

About the Deck The Fountain Tarot is a modern deck that launched on Kickstarter in 2015 and was subsequently published by Roost Books. I have the Roost Books version. It was a collaboration between artist Jonathan Saiz, who painted the cards in oil on board, author Jason Gruhl, who wrote the guide book, and designer […]

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Deck Reviews

Visconti Modrone Tarot

About the Deck The Visconti Modrone, also known as the Cary Yale Visconti, is one of the earliest extant tarot decks. It was originally made for the Visconti family in the 15th century. There are three partially extant decks, commissioned by Filippo Maria Visconti and his son in law, Francesco Sforza, both Dukes of Milan. […]