The Ring Cycle Tarot cards Schiffer Publishing

The Ring Cycle Tarot cards Schiffer Publishing

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  • SKU: 9780764348174
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DESCRIPTION
This beautiful 78-card Tarot deck, adapted from the illustrations of Arthur Rackham, interprets Richard Wagner’s four-part opera, The Ring of the Nibelung, which traces the mythic tale of a golden ring of unlimited power plagued by a deadly curse, loose in the world of the Old Norse and Germanic gods. An End Time prophecy infuses the epic story with thought-provoking, contemporary resonance. The four elemental Tarot suits in this powerful divination tool are realized from four Ring Cycle races: Gods (Fire/Wands), demi-god Walsungs (Water/Cups), human Gibichungs (Air/Swords), and dwarf Nibelungs (Earth/Disks/Pentacles). The accompanying book explores divinatory meanings, lensed partly through the feminine and esoteric, and also delves into The Ring of the Nibelung’s characters, plot, themes, and unique music, which would inspire J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth novels decades later. This deck remains true to the spirit of Wagner, Rackham, and the Tarot, demonstrating useful contemporary insight into all three of these timeless arts.

  • Included: 78 cards, book.
  • Size: 29.85 x 15.24 x 4.76 cm (11 3/4'' x 6'' x 1 7/8''). Weight of the deck (approx): 903 g. (1.99 lb).
  • Plastic coated paper playing cards.
  • New, sealed. Made in China.
  • 100% authentic, original Shiffer Publishing, Ltd. product.

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