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- The Halloween Oracle celebrates Samhain and the Halloween tradition in 36 elegantly illustrated cards. Some feature the traditional black cats, ghosts, skulls and pumpkins, others have more modern additions of zombies and vampires.
Blue Angel Gallery 2014
80-page companion guidebook is packaged with the cards.
the dead are lifting….
The Halloween oracle deck
features 36 radical and vivid illustrated cards. Each card
features a character or symbols that portraits the spirit
of Halloween. The popular characters of Halloween,
who we all know and love, are the skeleton, zombie,
vampire, werewolf, mummy, and witch. Popular symbols
include graveyard, cauldron, black cat, and spider. Of
course, there are many more featured in this oracle
One of the cards from this oracle deck which I
found absolutely fascinating and captures the true
meaning and spirit of Mexican Halloween is the card titled
Lady De Los Muertos (Lady of the dead). In this card
stands a woman in a black dress, red funeral flowers
pinned to her hair, white and black make up on her face
resembling the face of a skull, and she holds a red fan.
According to the book, this woman represents a ‘Catrina’. In
Mexican culture, a ‘Catrina’ is a woman of higher and
noble rank, a very wealthy woman. When this card is
drawn, it talks about acceptance and equality.
next card which I found very creepy and familiar is the
Death card. Not because it has to do with death, but
because the illustration is very chilling. In this card
there is a moon with the face of a skull and in front of
it, there’s a moth in front of the moon that has what
appears to be a skull on the back of the moths head! Does
the description sound familiar? I’ll give you a hint,
Silence of the Lamb. When drawn in a reading, this card
represents eternal cycles begin here.
Last card which I
like a lot is the Veil card. Here we have a woman with
blond hair who has a red and what appears to be an
organza band over her eyes. The veil which is interpreted
in this card has to do with the veil that covers both
the world of the living and the world of the dead.
When this veil is down, the dead can’t cross to our
side, but when the veil is up, they are more than
willing and able and free to cross over when they please.
If this card is draw, its message foretells the
The back designs are not reversible and consist
of a black layout and several Halloween symbols such
as a black cat, ghost, broom, bat, pumpkin, and a
small ghoul. These symbols are small and are grey in
The size of these cards are approximately 5 ½ x
3 µ inches. They have an absolute matted and glossy
feel, preventing the cards from sticking to one another
and have a very gentle and soft feel.
are sturdy, shuffles gently, and are flexible! Even if
you have small hands, there will not be much of a
problem shuffling them.
The box where the cards are
stored is a two pieces, bottom and lid, that is very
sturdy and stores the card and booklet absolutely well.
The companion booklet is written by Stacy
Demarco and contains 80 pages which include a small
picture of the card on the left hand side of the pages,
the title of the card on the right hand side of the
small picture, keywords, a background explanation of the
characters and symbols, and the divinatory meaning of the
The artwork is done by popular Australian
illustrator Jimmy Manton. The medium for the art appears to be
a blend of both chalk and acrylic medium.
can’t say enough about this oracle deck other than I’ve
never seen or owned anything like this oracle deck which
honors and commemorates the true meaning and spirit of
Halloween. There have been several mixed comments about how
this oracle deck has more skulls portrayed in the
cards, but of course, skulls also represent Halloween.
The characters illustrated in this oracle deck reminds
me of characters who are portrayed in horror movies.
This oracle deck is a fantastic divinatory deck for
Pagans and Wiccans from around the world.