The Lovers is one of the tarot cards that feature the artist's grandparents, whose 71 year marriage embodied the soul of the Lovers card. Read on to discover more cards in the Floriography Tarot deck and their flower plant symbols.
Each card features parallels to the 78-card Rider Waite Tarot as well as historic interpretations of herbs, plants, and flowers. Floriography Tarot also includes some more current interpretations that have developed since the Victorian era, making this the perfect deck for the for fans of both vintage and modern tarot decks.
Floriography Tarot began as an ambitious art series that continued on to be a full tarot deck, which is now enlightening and inspiring hundreds of tarot lovers all over the world.
Artist and creator Ana Haydeé Linares creates complex collages characterized by the use of 19th and 20th century vintage photography, a lot of which was discovered throughout years of genealogical research into her ancestry in Cuba and Spain.
The heads of the 22 characters of the Major Arcana are each replaced by an herb, plant, flower, or tree that represents the symbolic meaning of every card.
The Floriography Tarot Deck is inspired by floriography, or "the language of flowers."