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la-pentacles-011PENTACLES PAGE

Description: The Pentacles  page shows a man dressed in simple clothes holding a coin with both hands. He considers the coin to be quite unique, contains a special beauty or contains something mysterious.

The card symbolizes a project or process early time where you get ideas, work with them and test them in real life.

It’s time for a slow but sure maturation process where you need to be there with your care, encouragement and protection. For the project to become something, the budding seeds must have nourishment and energy.

Interpretation: The Pentacles page is concentrated and acquires knowledge. He is introverted and immerses himself. He seems to be both stable and caring. When you draw this card, it is a sign that motherhood / fatherhood; Pregnancy may be involved. There can also be a birth in connection with ideas, projects, identity and aspects of yourself. The card symbolizes that you should take this new beginning seriously.

Other words that could describe the Pentacles page are: Respect for the material side of life, examinations, apprenticeships, birth, pregnancy, severity, early.

Affirmation: I’m ready for the new thing that’s coming into my life. I love my new project, with the belief that it will be useful to the world and beneficial to myself.

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Visconti
Yale University

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Italiensk tarotsæt
Lo Scarabeo

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Tarot of Marseille
Fournier

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Oswald Wirth
US Games

Above are four very different versions of The Page of Pentacles.

Cary-Yale Visconti tarot cards from around the 1420s are mainly designed to be beautiful and shows friends and family. The beautiful old Italian tarot set also has its emphasis on the artistic expression. Marseille tarot cards are simple as they were made so they are suitable for wood printing.

Oswald Wirth diminishes the Christian symbols and instead draws inspiration from the occult, through writings especially by Éliphas Lévi. The occult came from here on to influence how tarot cards were illustrated.

Most famous is the Rider-Waite tarot card with lots of symbolism from Egypt, the Jewish Kabbalah, astrology, alchemy and Freemasonry. When you thus interpret The Page of Pentacless you have different options. It is advisable to start with the illustrations we have from Rider-Waite as they contain a lot of information in their imagery.

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MAJOR ARCANA