The Original Rider Waite Tarot Deck (£16) – A true classic. A lot of other tarots are based on this deck, and many tarot guide books refer to it, which makes this a good choice of deck to begin your tarot journey. Conceived by A.E. Waite; cards designed by Pamela Colman Smith.
The Original Rider Waite Tarot Pack (£22) – complete 78-card Waite Deck, plus The Key to the Tarot book by A.E. Waite and a Divinatory Chart.
Radiant Rider-Waite Tarot (£22) – “A vibrantly recoloured version of the Original Rider-Waite Tarot. Explore the most cherished, popular tarot deck in the world with a new radiance to guide you.”
Aquarian Tarot (£22) by David Palladini – first published in 1970 – “The Art Deco-inspired imagery that brought tarot symbolism into the modern age, has kept this deck popular for decades.”
The New Mythic Tarot Deck (£19) by Juliet Sharman-Burke and Liz Greene, with cards illustrated by Giovanni Caselli
The New Mythic Tarot Pack (£23) by Juliet Sharman-Burke and Liz Greene, with cards illustrated by Giovanni Caselli
The Gilded Tarot (£24) by Ciro Marchetti, with a 168-page companion book by Barbara Moore – “Welcome to an ancient world of magic and wonder”
Morgan-Greer Tarot (£24) illustrated by Bill Greer – “Based on the continued knowledge, wisdom and interpretation of Paul Foster Case and Arthur Edward Waite.”
Thoth Tarot (£20) and Pocket Thoth Tarot (£16) by Aleister Crowley – “The Thoth Tarot was created by the famous occultist Aleister Crowley (1875-1947). Lady Frieda Harris (1877-1962) painted the cards. Although Lady Harris knew little about Tarot and its symbolism, under the guidance of Crowley she transposed all subtleties of his ideas into her paintings. Many a card was painted several versions, until one of them was approved by Crowley. The Crowley Thoth Tarot took over five years to be completed. It was first published in 1969, after the death of both Crowley and Lady Harris.”
The Hobbit Tarot (£12) – Just ahead of the recent feature film releases from Peter Jackson, Peter Pracownik (artist for the Imperial Dragon Oracle, The Dragon Tarot, The Lord of the Rings Tarot, and Woodland Wisdom Oracle Cards) joined with Terry Donaldson (author of several books on tarot including The Dragon Tarot and The Lord of the Rings Tarot) to bring you the world of Bilbo Baggins, beautifully depicting significant moments from the book. Enter the world of The Hobbit and allow the powerful imagery of the tarot to guide you through this mystic realm. Following the hero’s quest along his many adventures, The Hobbit Tarot helps us understand the meaning of our own life journeys. 96-page booklet offers insightful tarot interpretations and three unique card spreads.
Tarot of the Old Path (£19) – “Created by the artist Sylvia Gainsford and the author Howard Rodway with the help of eight “witches” and representatives of the traditional Wicca Path. 78 cards designed witb psychic insights using a modern approach to the magical Old Path.” – “The magic tarot of female energies and wisdom.”
Tarot of the Old Path Set (£30) – the deck with a book.
Healing Light Tarot (£22) written and illustrated by Christopher Butler. Healing Light is a Celtic concept. Light never shines at its fullest; it always comes with its own shadow. At Dusk and Dawn, when the veil between this world and the spiritual realm is at its thinnest, is a time for visions, realisations and above all, healing. The main motif of this deck is the mandorla, the oval-shaped portal created when two circles overlap. A symbol of the divine feminine, the mandorla is a healing gateway. Where it opens there is healing and wholeness.
Tarot of the Witches (£20) by Fergus Hall – “Unravel the secrets of the universe with this colourful look at the dream-like world of witches. A surrealist fantasy!”
Hanson-Roberts Tarot (£22) illustrated by Mary Hanson-Roberts – “reinterprets Rider Waite with classic fairy-tale images”
Quick & Easy Tarot (£19) – “Tarot has never been easier to use. This colourful deck features meanings printed right on each card, so there is no need to refer to a booklet. The illustrations are based on the Universal Waite Tarot Deck, re-coloured to add to a contemporary appeal. Accomplished tarot enthusiasts will enjoy this deck as much as beginners.”
Beginner’s Guide to Tarot (£24.99) by Juliet Sharman-Burke, with cards illustrated by Giovanni Caselli – 192-page book plus full deck of 78 cards, “specially designed for the novice with every card designed in a clear and distinctive style.”
Crystal Tarot (£21.50) by Elisabetta Trevisan – “In delicate forms realised in tempera and pastels, they recall infinite emotions through mystical messages like inalterable crystals of pure beauty.”
The Mercurial Travel Tarot (£20) – “A 78 card tarot deck and a unique work of art created by Norwich artist Chris Richford. A travel sized tool for self reflection. A different perspective to take on any journey. The art for this tarot deck combines modern and ancient archetypes and wisdom from many different cultures. The major arkana are completely re-imagined, looking beyond traditional gender stereotypes while holding true to the deeper meanings of the traditional cards.”