Rolla Nordic was a pseudonym of Murielle Doris Berulfsen (née Baker), (2 Dec 1898 – 14 Sep 1995)1 2 3 Nordic was an accomplished author, teacher, a designer of tarot cards, practitioner of divination by several means, including rune stones …Continue reading →
Speaking of concept decks, this arrived today. I’d forgotten that I ordered it! (Much as I recently wound up with two copies of a Gypsy Oracle deck, although in that instance one was listed as “cards” whole the other was …Continue reading →
The Frankie Albano edition of the Waite-Smith deck has long been a favorite of mine. I’m exceedingly fond of the miniature version, which fits comfortably in my hand as is easily portable. Sadly, I recently learned that my oldest copy of this deck has been damaged by something being spilled on it, and so I’m researching my options towards a replacement. While searching, I found this video on YouTube.
An interesting comparison of one of the oldest Tarot decks, with the Waite-Smith deck. In 1907 the Busca-Serbelloni family sent from Milano to British Museum the black and white photographs of the complete Sola-Busca Tarot deck, perhaps at the request …Continue reading →
Over the years that I have been reading Tarot, I have used many decks, from the Smith-Waite (“Rider-Waite”) to David Palladini’s “Aquarian Tarot”, and numerous others. My very first deck was The Zolar Astrological Tarot, which is a strange …Continue reading →