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There are many different Tarot decks available. Here is a list of the all time top ten Tarot decks.

  • Aleister Crowley Thoth Tarot – This deck is variously known as Thoth Tarot, Crowley Thoth Tarot, and Toth Tarot. The Thoth Tarot deck, with its fascinating artwork created by the famous occultist, Aleister Crowley, is regarded as a classic modern Tarot deck. Since its publication in 1969, it is one of the most popular decks available, and is acclaimed for its striking beauty, and its depiction of an understanding of occult knowledge.

  • DruidCraft Tarot – This deck combines the spiritualities of Wicca and Druidry. It has been created by the famous druids - Philip and Stephanie Carr-Gomm, with the artwork by Will Worthington. This Tarot explores the traditional Tarot from the viewpoint of ancient Druidic tradition. The artwork is a visual feast of color, and you can sense the trees breathing, and almost hear them speak.

  • Gilded Tarot – This digitally drawn deck is from the talented Ciro Marchetti, who is an internationally recognized artist with multiple awards in digital graphics. This deck has no rival, artistically speaking.

  • Robin Wood Tarot – Though rich in Pagan symbolisms, this deck is easy for beginners and new comers to Tarot use. Robin Wood is one of the most well liked illustrators of fantasy literature and Pagan art. Her work on this deck is a culmination of 10 years of work, and is a favorite and the main reading deck of many Tarot readers.

  • Rider-Waite Tarot – This deck is variously known as Rider Tarot, Waite Tarot, and Waite-Smith Tarot. This is a classic Tarot deck and is the most widely circulated deck in the Western world. This deck - the first to use detailed pictures on the Minor Arcana cards - was commissioned by Waite, and the artwork done by Pamela Colman-Smith.

  • Tarot Of Prague – This beautiful deck is appropriate for beginners, and is a random collection of the ‘Magic City’ Prague’s art and architecture. This deck is now considered a classic and comes highly recommended. The Tarot of Prague deck has been designed by Karen Mahony and Alex Ukolov, who run a studio in Prague.

  • Universal Waite Tarot – This deck is a prettier version of the Rider-Waite Tarot cards. More appealing, and with softer artwork. The delicate intricacies of Pamela Colman-Smith’s famous drawings have been given life by the soothing, pastel coloring of Mary Hanson-Roberts. The cards of this deck have their expressions are more readily decipherable now, and have become a favorite of many a Tarot reader.
  • Golden Tarot – This deck is a skillful blend of medieval and Renaissance artwork. This deck artistically created by the Australian artist – Kat Black – is now available. Though the symbolisms on this deck is basically of the Rider-Waite cards, it has been re-interpreted in different artistic style, reminiscent of the medieval and early Renaissance artwork. The deck is presented beautifully, and the overall effect is amazing.
  • World Spirit Tarot – This is a multi-cultured, non-gender biased, all-inclusive deck. It shows people of every shape, age, hue and ethnicity. Though the art is not pretty, it is lively and joyful. Background on the cards show Renaissance cities, African savannahs and German villages. The depictions are quite bold, with people of both sexes appearing naked in various positions on different cards.

  • Fey Tarot – This unique deck depicts art that gives an animal feel. The animal style appears quite refreshing, for a change. The Fey art was created by Mara Aghem, the Italian painter, took three years in the making, and have a magical, and otherworldly quality and vibrancy about it.

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