We were inspired to name our tattoo studio GOLDEN TAROT INK CLUB because of the admiration for all of the beautiful tarot card decks in the world. The card that actually inspired us the most, was the FOOL Tarot Card. The Fool Tarot Card represents an exciting change, and having faith in your future. The fool is there to remind us every day is a new adventure and we can only greet the unknown with childish joy! Since we have opened our shop, we continue to collect and frame tarot card decks for their art. Just like every tattoo has a special meaning and purpose to each client, every tarot card is special gift that guides the client on their journey.
Pick your own tarot card by answering a few questions in the fun quiz we created below, and your tarot card will reveal your next tattoo!
THE MAGICIAN TAROT CARD
You should get a tattoo that represents your greatest burning desire. Keywords: Determined, Resourceful, Strong powerfuL, Dexterity, Skilled Elements for your tattoo: Magic. Ships, Compass, Landscapes, passports, modes of transportation (airplanes, suitcases, etc). Something from a book or movie that represents an adventure to you...as books and film often take us on adventures we would like to have the courage to one day go on ourselves. The Magician is the representation of pure willpower. With the power of the elements and the suits, he takes the potential innate in the fool and molds it into being with the power of desire. He is the connecting force between heaven and earth, for he understands the meaning behind the words "as above so below" - that mind and world are only reflections of one another. Remember that you are powerful, create your inner world, and the outer will follow.
STRENGTH TAROT CARD
The strength cards reveals that you have inner strength and fortitude during the moments you need it. Keywords: Bravery, compassion, focus, and inner strength. Tattoo Elements: Classical depiction of this tarot card is a beautiful, strong, and graceful woman with a compassionate dominion over a lion. This card and the tattoo that represents it will remind you remain calm, strong, and fearless when you are going through an immense struggle in life.
THE STAR TAROT CARD
The star card will bring you hope, renewed power, and the strength to carry on with life. You have so much to be grateful for as evidenced from all around you. All you need to have is courage, for the universe will bless you with everything you need. The star card shines so brightly that you are the light of someone's life. Keyword: HOPE, Joy, optimism. Tattoo elements: Stars. Beautiful lady face surround by stars meant to symbolize the 7 chakras and one guiding light. Traditional depiction of a woman pouring water onto the lush earth and pouring water into a pond filled with starlight. "She walks in starlight in another world."-The Hobbit This tattoo will remind you that you have gone through a terrible life change without losing your hope or courage. You were unaware of your strength while suffering, but are now aware the loss helped you discover your own inner power. Now you truly appreciate, understand, and will never forget all that you are and have to rejoice in.
THE EMPEROR TAROT CARD
The emperor is a sign or grit, strength, and force. If you chose this card you may be called to action to solve a problem, become a leader, or achieve a set goal. Keywords: Planning. Control. Honor. Discipline. Tattoo Elements: Mountains, Throne, Kingly crown, Rams or Aries. The emperor and a tattoo with these elements is a reminder that if you set goals and follow them through with planning and strength, you will be will successful.
THE DEVIL TAROT CARD
Your devil cards represents your primal source of behavior that shows itself in the form of your desires or earthly needs. It also represents our fears. Make a list of all the things you want to change or get rid of and embark on a journey of self improvement. May this tattoo give you strength to break your chains. Keywords: Self-improvement, Bad habits, Addictions, Excess, Materialism, Playfulness Tattoo Elements: Breaking chains. The devil as Baphomet (half goat, half man, batwings, and inverted pentagram on forehead. A woman with horns and grapes on her tail or a man with horns and fire for a tail to depict the more time they spend with the devil the more like him they become consumed with power and finer things. May this tattoo remind you always of the moment you became self-aware and broke the chains that bound you to addiction and bad habits. Breaking chains and making painful adjustments and choices will in the end lead you to finding your true self.
Getting the actual tarot card tattooed on you is also classic! Ask your artist to come up with their own versions of the tarot card art, and have fun!