Design and Artwork
The Weiser Tarot by Arthur Edward Waite and Pamela Colman Smith is a reimagined version of the classic 1909 Waite-Smith tarot. The cards have been repainted to enhance the elemental correspondences and include Hebrew and astrological symbols in the Major Arcana, offering a modern and vibrant aesthetic.
Symbolism and Themes
This deck incorporates traditional Rider-Waite-Smith symbolism with added layers of Qabalah and astrology. The updated imagery and color scheme enrich the deck’s connection to modern tarot readers, while retaining the essence of the original artwork.
With its vivid watercolors and appealing palette, The Weiser Tarot is accessible to both new and seasoned tarot readers. The elemental hues and thematic links between the suits make pattern recognition and interpretation more intuitive.
About the Author
Arthur Edward Waite, a scholarly mystic, and Pamela Colman Smith, an artist and occultist, originally collaborated on the Rider-Waite-Smith deck. This new edition respects their legacy while making the tarot more inclusive and relevant for contemporary users.
- Vibrant repainting of the original Rider-Waite-Smith deck
- Inclusion of Hebrew and astrological symbols in the Major Arcana
- Accompanying book with tarot history, card interpretations, and spreads
- Updated artwork offers a fresh perspective for modern tarot enthusiasts