Star Tarot A5
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are made from specialised materials such as emu leather (to look like
dragon scales), real silver, amber, keys, feathers, dreams.
|A5 - 312 pages.
Hand dyed black kangaroo leather with finely carved leather cover.
Main feature is "The Star" tarot card showing a peacock
or bird of paradise sitting atop the forest canopy looking out to
mountains in the distance and a shining star in a white sky.
Around the card is a celestial blue border with
the constellations of the zodiac starting beneath the sword and
reading counter-clockwise: Aquarius, Pisces, Aries, Taurus, Gemini,
Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn.
The gold symbols in each of the four corners represent
the four Tarot suits and their related elements: Swords (North/Air),
Cups (West/Water), Wands (South/Fire) and Pentacles (East/Earth).
Above is the number 17 (XVII) which signifies the position of "The
Star" tarot card in the Major Arcana. The symbol at the bottom
is an alchemist's symbol for the Quinta Essentia (the fifth element
The back cover features a carved yellow sunflower
(in remembrance of a special sister) and the initials "TS"
for the intended owner of the book.
The book is sewn in French style with two reinforcing
ribbons and spinal insert. Special gold headbands. Royal blue satin
ribbon bookmark with straight diagonal cut. Black and gold milano
Cover: 158mm W x 220mm H (6.25 x 8.68in).
Page: 148mm W x 210mm H (5.88 x 8.25in). Weight: 0.696kg (1.53lb).
International Order: Eddie Coyne (New York) 22 Jul 2005 - 08 Dec