The Sorcerers Tarot is an expressive and readable deck of high magicians, myth, and fairy tales. Illustrated by Antonella Castelli, who also did the Tarot Art Nouveau, it has a similar feel with its border of Celtic knotwork, though it has 78 fully illustrated cards.
Sorcerers Tarot review by Spacegoat
At last! A deck from Lo Scarabeo that is (mostly) faithful to the traditional (Golden Dawn) meanings of the cards. Most importantly however, here is a deck into which a great deal of love and care has been poured. Thank you!
Fans of Lo Scarabeo’s Art Nouveau Tarot will recognise Antonella Castelli’s style immediately. However, the Art Nouveau deck (published almost 10 years ago in 1998, one of the first 78 card decks that Lo Scarabeo published), despite its art being of equal if not better quality, doesn’t express the traditional meanings on the majority of the minor arcana. The Sorcerers deck does - admirably.
My first impression of the deck (simply from looking at the image chosen for the back of the box) was ‘oh no, not another... read more reviews.
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More About These CardsName: Sorcerers Tarot
Creators: Antonella Castelli
Publisher: Lo Scarabeo 2007
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Minor Arcana Style: Unique Scenes With Suit Symbols
Suits: Chalices, Swords, Wands, Pentacles
Court Cards: Knave, Knight, Queen, King
The Fool is 0
Strength is 8
Justice is 11
Card Size: 2.60 x 4.72 in. = 6.60cm x 12.00cm
Card Language: Spanish, Italian, German, French, English, Dutch
Card Back: Reversible
Back Design: The card back is the Ace of Pentacles, with a little chopped off and flipped to make the card reversible.