The Mermaid's Spell

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Mermaid fortune telling -- mermaid divination decks

Mermaid fortune telling -- mermaid divination decks
For those who can't get enough mer-tails in their daily lives, here is a list of divination decks featuring mermaids to add to your deck collection.

The mermaid trend has been riding high for years. There are plenty of mermaid decks with consist entirely of mermaid themed cards, and also decks with individual Tarot cards and other oracle cards which feature mermaids.

These items can be difficult to find since many are out of print. Some great places to buy these things online include:

Individual Tarot cards

The Alchemical Tarot by Robert M. Place and Rosemary Ellen Guiley (Thorson's, 1995):

Barbara Walker Tarot by Barbara Walker (US Games Systems, 1998):

Daughters of the Moon Tarot by Ffiona Morgan (Daughters of the Moon, 1998):

the star princess of wands prince of wands maiden of cups

Gill Tarot by Elizabeth Josephine Gill (US Games Systems, 1997):

Merryday Tarot by Louisa Poole (Medicine Bear Publishing, 1998):

priestess princess of cups king of autumn judgement

Legend: The Arthurian Tarot by Anne-Marie Ferguson (Llewellyn Publications, 1997):

The Mythic Tarot by Juliet Sharman-Burke (Simon & Schuster, 1986):

Tarot of a Moon Garden by Karen Marie Sweikhardt (US Games Systems, 1998):

justice the tower ace of pentacles high priestess

Individual oracle cards

Inner Child Cards by Isha and Mark Lerner (Bear & Company, 2002):

two of hearts three of hearts

Tarot and oracle decks

Magical Mermaids and Dolphin Oracle Cards Mermaids & Dolphins Myths & Mermaids: Oracle of the Water Oceanic Tarot Oracle of the Mermaids Tarot of Mermaids

Note: None of these decks are recommended unless you just want a deck featuring mermaids.

The art in general is not very good (most of them have too much Poser in their ancestry), the cardstock is flimsy, and the images lack the underlying symbolism expected in a readable deck. There is, to be blunt, a lot of "fluff" going on rather than the proper symbolism expected from a Tarot deck or an oracle. I do not own any of these.

PSA: As per her web site, Doreen Virtue has had a spiritual conversion circa late 2018/early 2019 which caused a disavowal of her previous New Age affiliation. She is however still collecting royalties from the publisher of her decks and books. Under the circumstances, I would not recommend purchasing any of her work including her mermaid oracle deck.

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