Wednesday, June 19, 2013

James Eads Tarot Card Set Release

James Eads has released something very unique and something a little different from the usual art you see.

The Light Visions Tarot Deck is based on the traditional tarot. Split into two parts this first part contains the 22 Major Arcana cards in the full 78 card deck. These cards are the base cards of the classic tarot deck andrepresent core archetypes of human nature. The Light Visions Tarot Deck is designed as a functional tarot deck and can be used in tarot readings when coupled with the second half of the deck, with an anticipated release of Autumn 2013.

Within this portion of the deck there are the 22 Major Arcana cards, a 23rd "mystery" card and two additional information cards that briefly tell the story of the fool and his journey through the world. There is a total of 25 cards.

The Major Arcana deck comes in a hand stamped high quality cotton muslin bag with an accompanying kraft tag. Each tag is signed and numbered in a first edition of 100. The cards have identical backs, are approximately 2 7/8" x 4 3/4" and are a Archival Pigment Printing process that have a UV coating which allows them to be durable and remain in the best condition. The cards can be used as functional tarot cards or can be creatively displayed - each card is illustrated with great care and detail and can stand alone as it's own piece of art. A note to the collectors who plan on purchasing a full deck: Buying the deck in separate parts will not end up costing more than buying the entire deck when it is released. In fact, the mystery cards and hand stamped bag will only come with the deck if the major arcana is purchased before the minor arcana. There will be the option to buy only the Minor Arcana when it is released, which will include the remaining 56 cards and a box large enough to fit all 78 cards from your two purchases.

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