Ciro Marchetti (Florida) is an award-winning artist from the United Kingdom. He studied art in London, followed by a career working in Europe and South America where he co-founded what became the largest graphic design agency in the region. He later transferred to the United States where he opened a branch office based in Miami. In addition to managing his company, Ciro also gave workshops and lectures on digital imagery and illustration at the Fort Lauderdale Art Institute, and continues to create his own personal style of visionary art. Ciro's eclectic portfolio of offerings includes award-winning cartomancy decks, posters, and jigsaw puzzles along with tarot-themed ceramic inlayed wooden boxes, reading cloths, bags, and kimono-style gowns.Barbara Moore (Northern California) has studied and read tarot since the early 1990s. She wrote the bestselling Tarot for Beginners and more than a dozen other books, and she has contributed to many bestselling tarot kits, including Mystical Manga Tarot and Shadowscapes Tarot. Barbara also works with clients and leads retreats and workshops all over the world.
2005 COVR Award Winner
One of Aeclectic Tarot's Top Ten Decks of All Time
"Each card in The Gilded Tarot is a small masterpiece...A gorgeous addition to any tarot enthusiast's collection."--New Age Retailer
"The Gilded Tarot is one of those rare gems where the long-awaited reality is far better than I could have ever imagined. Every card is still as enchanting as that first glimpse, with details so rich they reveal something new every time...Whether you've been reading for years or have never touched a card, the Gilded Tarot set would make a wonderful addition to anyone's collection."--Tarot Reflections
"It's love at first sight! Ciro Marchetti has graced his fantasy images with warm, luscious colors...The Gilded Tarot's archetypes are recognizable and accessible to anyone familiar with Rider-Waite style decks yet imaginative enought to offer fanciful new insights into standard Tarot arcana...Barbara Moore's book...combines simple clarity with style and wit." --DancingWorld
"Llewellyn's Gilded Tarot is another treasure--when I take it with me for public readings, people gravitate to this deck like I gravitate to chocolate on a dessert tray. That's some serious gravitational pull. An added bonus--men, in particular, seem to really love working with this deck."--Tarot Passages Holiday Gift Guide