The Wild Unknown Tarot Deck

by Kate Pruitt

I had my first tarot reading this past weekend when some friends and I went to the Poconos for some R&R. It’s odd that I’m just now learning more about tarot because I remember owning a deck in my teens but not knowing at all what they were for or how to use them; I just loved the beautiful illustrations and mystical symbols. Like traditional playing cards, tarot cards have been an inspiring medium for artists of many eras, and it’s wonderful to see a modern take on the tarot deck from one of our favorite illustrators, Kim Krans of The Wild Unknown.

Earlier this month, Grace wrote about Kim’s tarot prints, and now you can own the whole deck! Catbird in NYC has put together a lovely gift set around these cards including some moon earrings and a tarot deck scented candle. Tarot is not a solo activity, so I recommend giving this deck or gift set to a close friend who, in return, will give you a glimpse into your past, present and future. — Kate

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