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Old 08-15-2013, 10:38 PM
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Hi all,
If any of you are into tarot and know of some really cool decks, please post which ones you like and why. I'm looking for alternatives to the oft-used Rider-Waite-Smith, for a potential project. The more odd and avant-garde the better, but even if they follow the RWS closely, let me know what it is you like about them.

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Old 08-16-2013, 03:23 AM
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I always liked the Crowley set I had as a kid
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Old 08-16-2013, 02:06 PM
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Since you aren't being traditionalist about such things, I'd check out the Hollywood Tarot. I think it utilizes icons that can reach some people more than other types. I also like the DIY aspect, and think it can lead to stronger readings.

They aren't for everyone, but check them out.

http://www.hollywoodtarot.com/
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Old 08-16-2013, 03:46 PM
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I adore the Wildwood deck. The art draws one in as well as being beautiful. The archetypes work for me - I generally don't care for the more traditional tarot imagery and archetypes.

Here is a link to my favorite card from the deck 'Joy' - http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:A...Ox0529xCiwWx4U

Here is a link describing the deck with some card images http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/cards/wildwood/ Also that website - www.aeclectic.net - has so many different tarot decks listed. It's fun to check out!
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Old 08-16-2013, 08:36 PM
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I have a few decks. My favorites are my Jasmine Becket Griffith, they are beautiful but a little difficult to handle and My voodoo deck because they were my first and a gift from my dad.
I have a third deck that I actually use but I don't have them on me and don't remember the name of them.

http://www.strangeling.com/oracleofshadowsandlight.html

http://www.womenwriters.net/aug08/voodootarot.html
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My favorite deck is The Celtic Tarot by Julian De Burgh. I love the imagery and the feel of it.
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