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Eight of Pentacles Art and Meaning

Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck

An artist in stone at his work, which he exhibits in the form of trophies.

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 Eight of Pentacles from the Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck Deck

Upright

Work, employment, commission, craftsmanship, skill in craft and business, perhaps in the preparatory stage.

Reversed

Voided ambition, vanity, cupidity, exaction, usury. It may also signify the possession of skill, in the sense of the ingenious mind turned to cunning and intrigue.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

Partial success. Great loss of money at last moment.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

A young man in business who has relations with the Querent; a dark girl.

Reversed

The Querent will be compromised in a matter of money-lending.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

Invitations. A love affair. Pleasure for the beloved. A love affair in the family.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

A dark Girl, Beauty, Candour, Chastity, Innocence, Modesty

Reversed

Flattery, Usury, Hypocrisy, Shifty.

P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Love passages

Reversed

blighted affections.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

what you dream on the night between Friday and Saturday, will come out true. If you do the contrary to that which some one whispers in your ear, you will have good luck. This card also signifies the prosperous course of any business undertaking; a bountiful harvest, and a fruitful marriage.