Design and Artwork
The “Glow in the Dark Tarot” by Inc. U.S. Games Systems is a unique 78-card deck inspired by Pamela Colman Smith’s classic Rider-Waite® Tarot. This deck retains Smith’s hand-drawn titles and iconic imagery, with the added novelty of glowing in the dark after exposure to light, enhancing the tarot reading experience.
Symbolism and Themes
Staying true to the Rider-Waite® tradition, this deck features familiar symbolism that has been beloved by tarot enthusiasts for generations. The glow-in-the-dark feature adds a mystical touch, making the cards come alive in a new and enchanting way, especially in dimly lit environments.
Users appreciate the sturdy quality and unique design of the cards, noting their collectible value. While initially somewhat difficult to shuffle, the deck’s durability and glowing feature make it a favorite among those seeking a distinctive tarot experience.
About the Author
Corrine Pamela Colman Smith, born to American parents in England and raised in New York City and Jamaica, was an accomplished folk storyteller and artist. Her work at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, heavily influenced her art, making her one of the most influential figures in the history of tarot.
- 78-card tarot deck based on Pamela Colman Smith’s Rider-Waite® artwork
- Unique glow-in-the-dark feature for an illuminating reading experience
- Included 56-page guidebook with upright and reversed meanings and spreads
- Sturdy card quality, making it a valuable collector’s item
- Ideal for tarot enthusiasts who appreciate unique and artistic decks