Two of Wands

Two of Wands is traditionally depicted as a man who is standing on top of a castle and holding a miniature globe in one hand and one of the wands in the other- the second wand is usually standing on its own or affixed to the wall. The wands are connected to fire and...

Three of Pentacles

Three of Pentacles traditionally shows three men in front of a church or temple with three pentacles depicted above them- often carved into an archway. The three men seem to be discussing something in an orderly fashion; to understand that collaboration is key to...

The Hanged Man

The Hanged Man is typically suspended upside down by one foot from a pole or tree. The tree represents as a single connection point between the underworld and the heavens. Despite his seemingly perilous predicament, the man seems calm and content. The man is...

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...