Diamond Tarot

[Wheel of Fortune] [Page of Swords] The Diamond Tarot is a striking variation on the familiar Rider-Waite tarot deck. Artist Klaus Holitzka recolored the original images and placed them in small rectangles in the center of the cards. He then surrounded each image with a unique "psychedelic" border that conveys the feeling tone of that card's meaning. This arrangement creates a three-dimensional effect, as if each card is a window into another world. The Diamond Tarot has the same structure and card titles as the regular Waite deck except that the card numbers are given in roman numerals. The 72-page instruction booklet by Marie-Louise Bergoint offers card meanings and a short biography of Pamela Colman Smith, the artist for the original Rider-Waite. She also describes the Diamond Method for readings based on writing precise questions. Holitzka is also the artist for the I Ching Holitzka.

Number of Cards Size Copyright Order Code Deck Price
22 major/56 minor
2 7/8" x 5 5/8" 1997 DI78 $20.00 (US)
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[back design]

Back Design: See right

Language of Card Titles: English

Style of Suit Cards (2-10): Story Pictures

Also Included: instruction booklet, 2 publisher cards

Major Arcana:
Fool, Magician, High Priestess, Empress, Emperor, Hierophant,
Lovers, Chariot, Justice, Temperance, Strength, Hermit,
Wheel of Fortune, Hanged Man, Death, Devil, Tower,
Star, Moon, Sun, Judgement, World

Suit Names: Wands, Cups, Swords, Pentacles

Court Cards: King, Queen, Knight, Page

Links to Other Sites:
Review - Wicce website


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