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Three of Pentacles Art and Meaning

Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck

A sculptor at his work in a monastery. Compare the design which illustrates the Eight of Pentacles. The apprentice or amateur therein has received his reward and is now at work in earnest.

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 Three of Pentacles from the Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck Deck

Upright

Metier, trade, skilled labour; usually, however, regarded as a card of nobility, aristocracy, renown, glory.

Reversed

Mediocrity, in work and otherwise, puerility, pettiness, weakness.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

A small sum of money.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

If for a man, celebrity for his eldest son.

Reversed

Depends on neighbouring cards.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Nobility, Elevation, Dignity, Rank, Power

Reversed

Children, Sons, Daughters, Youths, Commencement.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

a husband will seek you when you have learned to cook, to be a good nurse, and to sing; your wife will love you and be faithful to you, if you keep near her and at home; discord with your wedded partner, but finally reconciliation and lasting peace