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A uniquely beautiful, deep, and powerful tarot deck with mini guidebook by emerging artist Courtney Alexander.
A uniquely beautiful, deep, and powerful tarot deck with mini guidebook by emerging artist Courtney Alexander.
A uniquely beautiful, deep, and powerful tarot deck with mini guidebook by emerging artist Courtney Alexander.
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    1. Kelly Matthews on January 18

      Absolutely LOVE this deck!!!

    2. P.J.Tandy
      Superbacker
      on January 17

      superb deck, top quality presentation, many congratulations on a wonderful project.

    3. Christy Talbot on January 4

      The deck is stunning, beautiful, magic. Thank you. �

    4. Logan Rollins on January 4

      Wow. I am So so Blown away by this deck. This should and will go down as one of the most iconic contemporary decks. Kudos to you!!

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      Aries Chau on December 29

      everything is good except the box; too large, too bulky, can't fit in my collections. � Plus it's broken (not your fault). Thz anyway.�

    6. Trena Labowski on December 28

      Can't I just say the wait for this deck was SO worth it. Amazingly classy...with such a smooth feel to the images and the box....and the book!!! I'm just beyond delight. The eyes in each card character is mesmerizing. Perfect size and shuffles like butter. The inlays are perfectly set. The edging is subtle bronze....PERFECT!!!
      Have I said PERFECT enough yet?? NOT EVEN!!
      Thank you for the joyful ending to this Kickstarter and the new beginning of my Onyx journey.
      Blessings

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      Helen Renfro on December 28

      Yes they finally came and YES they were worth the wait! Beautiful job! Thank you!

    8. Karen Karlovich on December 28

      Words fail me on how wonderful this deck is, it way exceeds my expectations! The box is pure delight. The book could stand alone, it's that fabulous, could just randomly open a page and read. The cards, oh the cards, as I thumbed through them it was as if the 1st woman from the beginning of time was sending her messages out through the millennia, landing here in our time. Primal, Mother, Love. I'm not expressing this adequately, but the images reached to my very core as a human being. Courtney, you are truly gifted, this is a masterpiece. Thank you so much for sharing your heart and soul.

    9. Mahogany on December 27

      I got my decision today and I am stunned. This is absolutely gorgeous. You out did yourself. This deck was worth the wait. This was not what I was expecting. I honestly don't know what to say about the quality of this deck.

      I hope you do another one soon.

    10. Chad McMillan
      Superbacker
      on December 27

      Wow! Just wow. I have been collecting decks (playing card and tarot) primarily for the artwork for about 5 years. I am also a graphic designer who’s been in the business for about 20 years. I am stunned by the level of production and the quality of this deck. This is nothing short of incredible. I really had to check my pledge to make sure you had sent the correct package to me. The box. The book. The presentation of the cards. This feels like a $200 set. I CANNOT wait for your next deck. Simply breathtaking. Gorgeous. All of the adjectives! Beautiful work. It really is. I don’t know anyone who’s put this level of quality into a deck like this. Love. Love. Love.

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      Debet Kuehner on December 27

      I received mine today. So beautifully done.
      Thank you

    12. Alice on December 27

      My deck arrived yesterday. It's... it's truly, astonishingly gorgeous. Everything about the production and presentation is to the highest standard I can imagine. The box is big, heavy and beautiful, the sort of thing you'd expect to contain luxury chocolates or perfumes, and the magnetic closure is soft and satisfying. The box has been signed and numbered in a flourish of gold by our wonderful artist. The book...oh my goodness, I'll come back to the book! The deck is so substantial it has to be laid out in two halves, each nestled in a tulle bag inside a velvety compartment, with a little ribbon. Guys, I cannot stress what a work of art this box is, just on its own. I know it might sound daft to go on about the package, but it makes something very clear to me: Courtney has put so much thought and attention into every detail of this project, has made everything to the highest standard possible. There's so much love and care in the smallest details.

      The book is a proper, actual book. Full colour, wonderfully printed illustrations of each card, with a page of text exploring their meanings from general as well as more personal perspectives--plus insight into African spiritual traditions and symbols. I've never seen a deck with a book like this, never. It's heartfelt and intimate and thoroughly researched. It has endnotes!! Guys--endnotes!!! (Sorry, I'm an academic, this really excites me) I cannot wait to read this book and delve deeper into the thinking behind this work of art.

      The deck itself. Wow. The cards are large, creamy, solid. But they didn't feel unwieldy like some larger decks, for me anyway. The gilding and spot gloss is excessively beautiful and adds extra dimensions of detail and meaning, as well as changing a card as the lighting changes, which is a fantastic experience. I confess I'd been a little unsure about some of the newer cards, some of the more collaged effects that we'd been shown through development--I knew I loved Courtney's painting, but I didn't know if the collage elements totally worked for me. Well, I'm a convert. I'm convinced. It works, it completely works. Something about the alchemy of printing, of the images on the cards, in their context, absolutely and deeply works. Every card feels embodied, significant, alive. The deck has a sense of artistic unity, and several cards gave me chills or made me well up even on a first look through. There's a lot of power here. I have only tried drawing one or two cards, but they were really spot on, and I found myself able to read them intuitively, as well as having those readings enriched by the book.

      I then showed my family, who don't know anything about tarot and don't really like it, and they were so entranced they looked at every single card. They were blown away by every aspect.

      This is a true work of art. Many, many works of art. A work of loving, devoted craftsmanship. This is fine. It is special.

      Courtney, your hard work and devotion and thoughtfulness and insight shine through on every possible level of this deck. It's a profound experience to hold this and know what countless hours and unfathomable effort and deep love and spirit have gone into creating this. You've worked magic. I'm so proud, honored and grateful to be a backer of your work.

    13. Amanda Helstrom-White on December 27

      Got mine today. So EPIC!!!! Well worth the wait

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      Helen Renfro on November 28, 2017

      As December comes closer, I am hoping to receive your beautiful deck soon! Any chance of that happening?

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      2Whitty on October 25, 2017

      Very eager to receive any updates.

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      Kristina Strane on October 21, 2017

      I still haven't received anything. Any updates on when the decks are shipping?

    17. Trena Labowski on September 8, 2017

      Hello????????? Are things on track for delivery of late September/early October still? Thank you.

    18. Trena Labowski on August 23, 2017

      Greetings, just wanted to know if we could get an update? Are things on track for delivery of late September/early October still? Thank you.

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      Donna
      Superbacker
      on June 11, 2017

      Thanks for the update! I have invested in several tarot projects on Kickstarter and it always takes longer and there are sometimes set backs. However, I am never disappointed by the finished product of an artist! I will patiently wait for my first melanated tarot deck designed by a talented artist!

    20. Molly Borchers on June 9, 2017

      Courtney - can I change my mailing address? I have moved.

    21. racquel gilford on March 22, 2017

      Will you be selling additional prints late ?

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      Cheri Williams on January 14, 2017

      I completed the survey/shipping update email! This is my first kickstarter, Self-published tarot,....a first of many things! Anticipaaaation( in my Carole King voice)�

    23. Elizabeth Cann on January 12, 2017

      Excited to get the email asking for shipping information--I think about getting this deck several times a week, I have never purchased something and had to wait so many months before, lol, the anticipation is killing me!

    24. Courtney Alexander Creator on December 22, 2016

      Hi all! I apologize for not updating as often as I anticipated I could. There has been a lot that has happened with my home life and balancing work while managing this on my own. I will be making an update for NYE so you all know what to expect coming in 2017. <3

    25. Trena Labowski on December 22, 2016

      Would love an update. Previous update in October said we would hear from you big-weekly or so. :)

    26. Haley Kupper on October 18, 2016

      I AM SO HAPPY!!! I love the deck so much. Can't wait to see the finished product - your art is gorgeous!

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      Jazzmyne cry on October 18, 2016

      Yesss, congrats! Huge accomplishment, even greater things are to come for you!! So excited to see these bad boys! Xo

    28. Beth Maiden on October 18, 2016

      Hurrah! Well done Courtney!

    29. Phoenix Savage on October 17, 2016

      Congratulations, I am excited for your achievement and looking forward to the cards.

    30. nofixedstars on October 17, 2016

      i am so happy this was funded, and I will await the finished deck with great anticipation. Your imagery is so beautiful, and we need this vision in the tarot world and in the greater world.

    31. Katy Ronshausen on October 17, 2016

      So damn happy for you!!!!

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      Alison Reynolds
      Superbacker
      on October 17, 2016

      You're beautiful and your images are beautiful and I'm so exited for your deck to come out! This is a massive accomplishment.

    33. Tiffani Keaton on October 16, 2016

      ♥♥♥♥ cant wait!Congrats on your vision becoming reality

    34. Logan Rollins on October 16, 2016

      SQUEEE so happy <3

    35. T. L. Howl
      Superbacker
      on October 16, 2016

      Congrats on full funding! So happy you brought this into existence, and looking forward to holding them in my hands. :)

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      Dana on October 16, 2016

      I am sooooo excited that we reached the goal! I can't wait to get my deck!!!!!!

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      Hikaru on October 16, 2016

      Woo hoo! Goal reached!!! I'm so happy!

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      Jennifer on October 16, 2016

      WE MADE IT!!!! �����

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    40. Matt Whealton on October 1, 2016

      These cards are gorgeous. I just added an extra $40 for a second deck on my pledge level (deck + print). Is that all I need to do so you know

    41. Evolve.Love on September 30, 2016

      We can't wait to start reading with your deck! ����❤!!!

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      Jena Gaines on September 17, 2016

      This is the deck I've been looking for. Can't wait to see all of your images.

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      Hikaru on September 17, 2016

      Such gorgeous and powerful artwork. You are very talented. I know I'll love working with this deck.

    44. Retta Ware on September 13, 2016

      I love it the first time I laid eyes on these beings I was in awe they felt like home. Like I said these beings to me represent the Ether and all that is created within it

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      Ceallaigh on September 12, 2016

      I am so excited about this deck!

    46. Carrie Paris on September 12, 2016

      It feel like I've been waiting a lifetime for this beautiful deck. Looking forward to divining with her soon!