Dimensions: Approximately 60 x 60 cms. When fully laid out there is space for four cards high and six cards across. (Based on standard Tarot cards)
One side of the cloth is black velvet and the other is a black satin. Both sides can be used for spreads. The edges are folded over then stitched is a very secure and attractive way. The material has a good weight to it and a lovely feel. This means drafts won't blow up the edges, and also protects your cards better when wrapped.
Some people wrap their reading cloth around their cards. Others people prefer to keep their cards in a Tarot bag along with their folded cloth. Tarot reading cloths provide a clean, defined space from which to read.
Many people prefer natural fabrics such as satin, silk or cotton to wrap their cards in as opposed to man made fibers, as they feel the energy they hold is more suited to Tarot reading.
Dictionary Terms Explained
- Protection, mystery, transformation
As a colour, black reflects no light in the visible spectrum, which is why its often had a strong association with the unknown, with magic and mystery.
Although black can be viewed as a dark, negative and forbidding colour, it also has very positive meanings too. Due to its deep, black and empty look, black can be viewed as restful and something which can transform ideas or possibilities. For example, used in meditations, you can drift into the black emptiness and emerge once more full of hope and possibility.
If you enjoy working with gemstones and crystals, then the black stones, such as jet, onyx, obsidian and black tourmaline, are excellent as grounding stones. They also have protective energies and can be used to help clear negativity and bad energy.
In the Western world, black is the colour of funerals, as people wear black and use black hearses to transport coffins. The commonly associated garb of witches is a black cloak, accompanied by a black cauldron, out of which they conjured up magic and mystery. For Native Americans, black was viewed in favourable terms, as it was the colour of the earth, out of which life and crops grow.
When worn as a colour, black can generate a protective feel, helping you blend into the crowd, yet when coupled with white for formal attire, it can also help create an air of elegance and sophistication.
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