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Queen of Wands Art and Meaning

Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck

The Wands throughout this suit are always in leaf, as it is a suit of life and animation. Emotionally and otherwise, the Queen's personality corresponds to that of the King, but is more magnetic.

About the Deck

Pivotal and canonical, this deck defined a new pattern that would be followed up to the present.

Provenance

Designed by A.E. Waite and Illustrated by Pamela Colman Smith. England, 1911.

Meaning of Queen of Wands from the Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck Deck

Upright

The Wands throughout this suit are always in leaf, as it is a suit of life and animation. Emotionally and otherwise, the Queen'A dark woman, countrywoman, friendly, chaste, loving, honourable. If the card beside her signifies a man, she is well disposed towards him; if a woman, she is interested in the Querent. Also, love of money, or a certain success in business.

Reversed

Good, economical, obliging, serviceable. Signifies also--but in certain positions and in the neighbourhood of other cards tending in such directions--opposition, jealousy, even deceit and infidelity.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

Dark woman. A friend. A serious person. A very good counsellor. The mother of a family.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

A good harvest, which may be taken in several senses.

Reversed

Goodwill towards the Querent, but without the opportunity to exercise it.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

Misfortune. Bad friends. Slander. Loss.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Woman living in the country, Lady of the Manor, Love of Money, Avarice, Usury

Reversed

A good a virtuous Woman, but strict and economical, Obstacles, Resistance, Opposition.

P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

A dark woman, loving but hasty, and bearing no malice

Reversed

harassed by jealousy.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

an hotel, or place of public resort, where you will make an agreeable acquaintance.