Ace of Wands – Tarot Card Meaning
Upright: Creation, invention, enterprise, the powers which result in these; principle, beginning, source; birth, family, origin, and in a sense the virility which is behind them; the starting point of enterprises; according to another account, money, fortune, inheritance. Additional: Calamities of all kinds.
Reversed: Fall, decadence, ruin, perdition, to perish also a certain clouded joy. Additional: A sign of birth.
Ace of Wands – Tarot Card Description
A hand issuing from a cloud grasps a stout wand or club.
Ace of Cups – Tarot Card Meaning
Upright: House of the true heart, joy, content, abode, nourishment, abundance, fertility; Holy Table, felicity hereof. Additional: Inflexible will, unalterable law.
Reversed: House of the false heart, mutation, instability, revolution. Additional: Unexpected change of position.
Ace of Cups – Tarot Card Description
The waters are beneath, and thereon are water-lilies; the hand issues from the cloud, holding in its palm the cup, from which four streams are pouring; a dove, bearing in its bill a cross-marked Host, descends to place the Wafer in the Cup; the dew of water is falling on all sides. It is an intimation of that which may lie behind the Lesser Arcana.
Ace of Swords – Tarot Card Meaning
Upright: Triumph, the excessive degree in everything, conquest, triumph of force. It is a card of great force, in love as well as in hatred. The crown may carry a much higher significance than comes usually within the sphere of fortune-telling. Additional: Great prosperity or great misery.
Reversed: Triumph, the excessive degree in everything, conquest, triumph of force. It is a card of great force, in love as well as in hatred. But the results are disastrous; another account says–conception, childbirth, augmentation, multiplicity. Additional: Marriage broken off, for a woman, through her own imprudence.
Ace of Swords – Tarot Card Description
The Ace of Swords.
A hand issues from a cloud, grasping a sword, the point of which is encircled by a crown.
Ace of Pentacles – Tarot Card Meaning
Upright: Perfect contentment, felicity, ecstasy; also speedy intelligence; gold. Additional: The most favourable of all cards.
Reversed: The evil side of wealth, bad intelligence; also great riches. In any case it shews prosperity, comfortable material conditions, but whether these are of advantage to the possessor will depend on whether the card is reversed or not. Additional: A share in the finding of treasure.
Ace of Pentacles – Tarot Card Description
A hand–issuing, as usual, from a cloud–holds up a pentacle.