The Art of Using a Regular Deck Of Playing Cards for Divination Cartomancy

The American Indians were the 1st to perform psychic playing card readings many moons ago. Psychics with true native american heritages are the only ones who truelly know this art form of reading playing cards.

Playing card readings are more time consuming for couple of reasons.

1.With regular playing card readings you have to deal out the whole deck.

2. Regular playing card readings are extremely detailed giving out specific information .

The use of Playing Cards ( Cartomancy ) as Tarot cards is something many have done for many years and many to come. Here are the cards and their meanings.


Ace: happiness, love, friendship

King: fair haired man, affectionate and generous, but impetuous

Queen: fair haired woman, trustworthy

Jack: fair haired young person, a good friend

10: good fortune, happiness

9: the 'wish card', desires come true

8: invitations, but also partings

7: someone is unreliable

6: unexpected good fortune, generosity

5: jealousy, indicision

4: changes, possible travel or postponements

3: need for caution

2: success, friendship


Ace: conflicts, a difficult love affair

King: dark haired man, ambitious, usually successful

Queen: dark haired woman, seductive or unscrupulous

Jack: dark haired young man, well meaning person

10: worry

9: bad luck, can mean delays or quarrels

8: disapointments and opposition

7: a warning against possible loss of friendship

6: an improvement in the person's life

5: anxiety, setbacks, interferences

4: jealousy, business troubles

3: partings, possibly due to faithlessness

2: scandal, gossip, danger of deceit


Ace: money, a ring

King: fair haired man, stubborn and powerful

Queen: fair haired woman, flirtatious, sophisticated, witty

Jack: a relative, someone not quite reliable

10: journey, changesm usually bringing wealth

9: opportunities and surprises, usually financial

8: late marriage or new relationship, unexpected money

7: a gift

6: a reconciliation, a warning against a possible second marriage

5: successful meetings, particularly in business

4: an inheritance, a change for the better

3: legal or domestic battles

2: a love affair becomes more important than it was


Ace: harmony, property, achievements, love

King: dark haired man, honest, open

Queen: dark haired woman, strong, helpful, attractive

Jack: a reliable friend

10: money from an unexpected source, good luck or a gift

9: a new romance

8: opposition, danger of recklessness

7: prosperity, though a danger of romantic interference

6: business success

5: help from a friend or spouce

4: bad change of fortune

3: good marriage or alliance

2: disappointment and opposition

--- Cartomancy----

You can use pretty much any tarot spread. Mix the cards yourself, open them in a fan and ask the person you are reading for to choose the correct number of cards for the layout.

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