This book is primarily a grouping of 36 new artistic illustrations of Lenormand Oracle cards. All of the illustrations were delicately created by artist Lucie Maragni over a one year period of time. Also, each of the illustrations are based on the traditional Lenormand deck by Madame Lenormand. As with the traditional deck, each illustration holds a certain significance and can be understood as that particular meaning. Lucie Maragni's illustrations are more modern and simplified in appearance than the traditional Lenormand deck. The audience will find this book a refreshing and beautiful arrangement of Lenormand card illustrations.
'The Secrets of the Lenormand Oracle' provides readers with indispensable contemporary guidelines to easily understand the 36 little cards. With a new intuitive 'no layout' interpretation system, beginners can now easily access the divination power of the deck. This modern and detailed guide answers all your questions regarding 'how to' perform amazingly accurate readings. Through the revelation of the book's 7 secrets, readers can learn how to predict matters of love, career, money and past lives in a professional manner. Whether you are new to the oracle or an experienced Lenormand devotee, this instant classic encompasses all the tools required to master these esoteric cards in order to unveil the future.
A full-color guide to fortune-telling with the Lenormand oracle • Explores the meanings of the 36 Lenormand cards and their playing card insets to help build a resourceful, interpretative vocabulary • Provides instructions for many spreads, starting with 3 or 5 cards and building to the Grand Tableau spread, which uses all 36 cards • 416 pages and full-color throughout • Reveals the origins of the Lenormand oracle from both coffee-ground symbols and playing card cartomancy More than 200 years old, the 36 Lenormand cards are an oracle combining standard playing cards with images from the everyday world, such as key, book, animals, and flowers. Their simple, predictive, and non-esoteric nature opens the realm of fortune-telling to all, offering a traditional cartomantic divination where card combinations fuse together to give clear answers. In this complete guide to Lenormand card reading, Caitlín Matthews explains the multiple meanings for each card, providing keywords so the reader can quickly build an interpretive vocabulary for Lenormand fortune-telling. She details how to lay spreads, starting with 3 or 5 cards and building to the Grand Tableau spread, which uses all 36 cards. She explores the significance of the playing card pips and suits on each card and how cards combine to create a variety of meanings. Matthews enables readers to learn the Lenormand card keywords so they can both read for themselves and express their interpretations to clients. Providing real case histories for readers to interpret, she also includes self-tests and practice exercises with answers to check at the end of the book. In addition to her comprehensive practical introduction to the Lenormand oracle, Matthews delves deeply into the history of cartomancy to reveal the mythic blueprint that underlies this simple deck, the key to which lies not in their imagery but in their connection to playing cards.
In her latest project, Caitlin Matthews, a widely-published expert on Celtic spirituality and Tarot, turns her attention to a long-forgotten cartomancy oracle that is gaining popularity in Europe and America. The Lenormand cards are named after Marie-Anne Lenormand, a clairvoyant of the 18th and 19th century, who read the cards for Napoléon and Joséphine Bonaparte. This attractive kit comes with an accompanying book that will help beginners become fluent in Lenormand. Accessible yet comprehensive, the book offers indepth commentaries for each card, making interpretation simple and enlightening. Practical advice on how lay out your reading is also provided. Perfect for beginners and professional readers alike, this valuable kit provides everything you need to master the all-seeing power of the Lenormand deck.
The Destiny is Brewing is a book, written by Kerry Gummersall, which is a very informative, helpful and instructional step-by-step journey into these intriguing Lenormand Oracle fortune telling cards of yesteryear.