The visual elements of witchcraft are celebrated in this book and divinatory card set by Morningstar in consultation with traditional witch Gwyn). Not a conventional tarot, the cards depict a hodgepodge of goddess figures, magical elements and animal spirits; each is subtitled with its interpretative meaning (Black Cat represents "psychism," Cauldron represents "the womb"). The pen-and-ink drawings are finely detailed and brilliantly colored, although the figures look eerily nonhuman--a problem typical of divination decks. With its lavish illustrations and happy neopagan jumble of mystic associations, the pack makes a fine fall gift for amateur occultists.
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Sally Morningstar is a teacher, healer and spiritual counselor with a diploma in vibrational medicine. She runs the Almadel Natural Health Clinic in Somerset, England as well as a mail order catalog of ethical magical crafts. Sally has been a member of the British Astrological and Psychic Society and is an initiated Wiccan Priestess. She is the author of a number of books on spiritual and natural medicine.