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Tarot Cards

Tarot Basics

Explore our detailed guide to learn the meaning and symbolism of every tarot card. This page serves as a resource for both beginners looking to understand the basics and experienced readers wanting to refine their knowledge. We cover both the Major and Minor Arcana by suit. 

Meaning of the Major Arcana Tarot Gem Blackthorn

Major Arcana

The Major Arcana comprises 22 cards in the tarot deck, each symbolizing distinct stages of the human experience from the innocence and potential of The Fool to the completion and unity of The World. These cards highlight the deeper spiritual forces at play in our lives, guiding us through challenges, milestones, and personal evolution.

Minor Arcana - Wands

The Wands suit in the tarot represents the element of fire and is closely associated with inspiration, spirituality, determination, and creativity. These cards often signify personal growth, ambition, and the energy required to undertake new ventures or challenges.

THE MINOR ARCANA - Wands Tarot Gem Blackthorn
THE MINOR ARCANA - Swords Gem Blackthorn Tarot

Minor Arcana - Swords

The Swords suit in the tarot corresponds to the element of air and is emblematic of intellect, thought processes, and conflict. These cards often highlight challenges, decisions, power dynamics, and the potential for both clarity and confusion in one's mental and communicative endeavors.

Minor Arcana - Cups

The Cups suit in the tarot aligns with the element of water and embodies the realms of emotions, relationships, and connections. These cards frequently touch on themes of love, intuition, fulfillment, and the ebb and flow of feelings and personal interactions.

THE MINOR ARCANA - Cups Gem Blackthorn Tarot

Minor Arcana - Pentacles

The Pentacles suit in the tarot is linked to the element of earth and symbolizes matters of material wealth, physical well-being, and the tangible realm. These cards often address themes of financial stability, work, resources, and the grounding forces that shape our daily lives.

THE MINOR ARCANA - Pentacles Tarot Gem Blackthorn
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