The Emperor

The Emperor is usually depicted as a ruler sitting on a throne. On his head is a crown with four points, or four horns, and in his hands are a scepter and an orb to further affirm his status as a ruler and authority figure. The Emperor is associated with the...

The Devil

The Devil gets a really bad reputation in Christian mythology. However, when it comes to tarot, the Devil card doesn’t necessarily have an “evil” connotation. The Devil card is often depicted as a satyr, half man half goat, or via another stereotypical depiction. The...

Queen of Wands

The Queen of Wands is often depicted with a sunflower in one hand and a wand, in the other. Like other queens, the Queen of Wands is sitting on a throne and at her feet is a black cat which symbolizes her ties to the occult and her deep intuition. Like all wands, the...

Knight of Pentacles

Knight of Pentacles is typically represented by a young man, or woman, who is seated on a dark horse. The knight is often depicted in a field, preparing for a potential harvest, and holding a single gold coin. The knight is often contemplating, looking forward and...