Best Decks for Learning Tarot

By TamaraDeGaea

By TamaraDeGaea

Universal Waite Tarot Deck

Pamela Colman Smith and Mary Hanson-Roberts

$21.95 $20.19

RWS with updated coloring. No diversity in people.

Radiant Rider-Waite(r) Tarot

$21.95 $20.19

RWS with updated coloring. No diversity in people.

Radiant Wise Spirit Tarot

Lo Scarabeo

$26.95 $24.79

RWS with updated coloring. No diversity in people.

Golden Art Nouveau Tarot

$26.95 $24.79

RWS clone with an Art Nouveau twist and gold accents. No diversity in people.

Smith-Waite Tarot Deck Borderless

$23.95 $22.03

RWS with traditional coloring. No diversity in people.

El Tarot Universal de Waite [With Tarot Cards]

Edith Waite

$33.45

This is an RWS deck with beautiful coloring, often referred to as the "Edith Waite" deck. The book and card titles are in Spanish.

The Everyday Enchantment Tarot: Finding Magic in the Midst of Life

Poppy Palin

$39.99 $36.79

While this is not an RWS clone, its imagery is evocative, modern, and easy to read with. This is the deck I use to teach court cards, because the court card personalities come out so clearly in this deck. Includes diversity of people.

Light Seer's Tarot

$24.99 $22.99

This is not an RWS clone, but it follows RWS closely and is a beautiful deck with evocative imagery. Includes some diversity in people.

The Modern Witch Tarot Deck

Lisa Sterle

$24.95 $22.95

This is not an RWS clone, but it follows RWS closely and is a beautiful deck with evocative imagery. Fantastic diversity.

Everyday Witch Tarot

Elisabeth Alba and Deborah Blake

$31.99 $29.43

RWS-based deck with a modern twist and diverse people.

Anna.K Tarot

Anna K

$27.99 $25.75

RWS-based deck. Richly illustrated.

Rachel Pollack's Tarot Wisdom: Spiritual Teachings and Deeper Meanings

Rachel Pollack

$26.99 $24.83

Good book for historical as well as traditional RWS card meanings