Oct 23

Three of Wands Card

The Three of Wands is the third pip in the Suit of Wands. In older decks the card is a symmetrical pip, similar to French decks. Most pip cards in Latin decks look this way. But I mention it anyway for the sake of fairness. In the Rider-Waite deck, a man faces away from the […]

Oct 23

Four of Wands Card

The Four of Wands is the fourth pip in the Suit of Wands. The pip in the Latin decks are symmetrical like the ones preceding it. In the Rider-Waite deck, there are two figures in front of a castle. They stand between four wands decorated in garland. People are behind the two figures cheering and […]

Oct 23

Five of Wands Card

The Five of Wands is the 5th pip in the Suit of Wands. The Latin decks feature a fairly symmetrical design of five batons on the face of the pip. However, in the Rider-Waite deck the face features a design that may strike an initial “What in hell?” reaction. There are five figures, all holding […]

Oct 9

Eight of Wands Card

The Eight of Wands is the 8th pip in the Suit of Wands. In the Latin decks, there are eight wands symmetrically placed on the face of the card. The Rider-Waite deck shows what appears to be eight wands entering stage left. If you look closely, they seem to be thrown. They’re going downhill, the […]

Oct 9

Seven of Wands Card

The Seven of Wands is the 7th pip in the Suit of Wands. Latin decks feature seven wands on a symmetrical design similar to the French pips. The Rider-Waite deck shows an everyday man among a bunch of batons. He has one, presumably to be is original baton, hoisting it in the air above his […]

Oct 8

Six of Wands Card

The Six of Wands is the sixth pip in the Suit of Wands. In Latin decks, it is a pip with a symmetrical design of six batons. The Rider-Waite deck shows a scene of celebration. There is a group of people seemingly awaiting the man’s arrival. His baton is decorated with a small wreath.  Other […]

Sep 18

Interpretations of the Minor Arcana

The Minor Arcana is comprised of 56 cards. 40 of these cards are numbered from ace to ten in each of the 4 suits, as well as 16 Count cards. The Four Suits The four suits of the Minor Arcana are as follows: Pentacles (Coins/Discs), Cups (Dishes/Chalices), Wands (Batons/Staves), and swords. These are representative of […]