11 inch Gemstone Scrying Pendulums for your journey through the Garden Gate

     How many times have you scoured the internet for information only to be disappointed in the results. That's what happened when I tried to find an English translation of Du Jeu des Tarots. Instead I found the entire series of Monde Primitif,scanned into Internet Archive

 Allow your sense of adventure to lead you down the path of Antoine Court De Gebelin and Comte de Mellet.Let their stories take you to back to the original use of the cards, when they were used as both a game and a method of divination.

 ​​​​Evalyne's Garden Gate


Find Your Key To The Gateway Home 

Mystic Books and Magical Trinkets for Your Journey 

   The Jerger Deck   is a reproduction of an older deck by J.B. Benois of Strasbourg France. My recreation of the J. Jerger deck is available at GameCrafters.com

Le Comte de Mellet  described a  deck where Jupiter and Junon replaced the Pope and the Popess. TheJ. Jerger deck, which the British Museum dates circa 1800 has these images.
   

Pendants De Besancon

Teardrops of the Moon

"According to legend, the annual flooding of the Nile happens on the anniversary of the final death of Osiris, when the Moon Goddess Isis mourns her husband. The tears of Isis swell the waters of the Nile, fertilizing the countryside of Egypt." Monde Primitif