Design and Artwork
“Messages from the Mermaids,” crafted by Karen Kay with artwork by Linda Olsen, is an enchanting oracle deck comprising 44 cards. This deck immerses users in the mystical world of mermaids, offering uplifting and inspiring artwork. Each card in this oracle focuses on the positive wisdom of mermaids, serving as a tool for both beginners and those attuned to mermaid energy.
Theme and Inspiration
The deck draws on the rich lore of mermaids from worldwide folklore and their increasing presence in pop culture. It aims to bridge the spiritual connection between the user and the elemental world of mermaids, diving into the fluidity of emotions and the subconscious. The mermaids’ wisdom in this deck is presented as a gentle, loving guide to self-discovery and spiritual insights.
Each card in “Messages from the Mermaids” offers clear, positive guidance, with an additional splash of mermaid magic. The accompanying guidebook provides various layout ideas, from quick readings to in-depth insights, including unique spreads like the “Seashell Spiral Spread” specific to this deck.
About the Creators
Karen Kay, a former BBC journalist and founder of Mermaids & Mythology magazine, is known for her communication with elementals, including mermaids and fairies. Linda Olsen, a California-based professional photographer and painter, infuses her artistic creations with the natural magic of the sea and mermaid lore, bringing a unique depth to the deck’s visuals.
- Deck Type: Mermaid-Themed Oracle
- Number of Cards: 44
- Creators: Karen Kay (Oracle Creator) and Linda Olsen (Illustrator)
- Themes: Mermaid Wisdom, Emotional Exploration, Subconscious Insights
- Special Features: Uplifting Messages, Unique “Seashell Spiral Spread”
- Background: Karen’s expertise in elemental communication, Linda’s artistic inspiration from the sea