Halloween is a time to embrace magic, mystery, and all things spooky.
This is the time of year when the veils between the worlds are thinnest... and having your tarot cards read is a perfect way to get your night off to a mystical start.
Tarot cards have been used for hundreds of years as a way to gain insight into questions that we cannot answer ourselves. They aid us in seeking knowledge about the unknown through supernatural means. They are most commonly used to help us measure potential outcomes involving situations with people or certain events in our lives. Tarot cards can bring ideas and possibilities to light that we would have never thought of on our own.
Matthew Drewry Baker of The Hanged Man Co. is a San Francisco based artist and fortune teller who will be helping us all get in the magical mood with tarot card readings. Matthew will summon enchantment and will guide us as we glance into our future. He will send us off into a spooky night full of ghouls and ghosts with just the right amount of inner-reflection and some seriously witchy vibes. Join us for tarot card readings and blood orange cocktails on Halloween, Friday the 31st from 4pm-7pm.
The BellJar girls are obsessed with Tarot. We just can't get enough. Somedays it feels hard to even make a decision without consulting our cards! So we thought today we would dig a little deeper and explore the history of these magical cards and share our finding with all you darlings out there. Tarots are composed of 78 cards that are each unique with its own tarot card meaning. The history of the Tarot dates back to the mid 15th century where these playing cards were used in various parts of Europe and were used to play a group of card games such as Italian tarocchini and French tarot. The Tarots have also found use by mystics and occultists as a map of mental and spiritual pathways. Tarot cards are used throughout Europe to play card games. In English speaking countries, Tarot cards are now used for divinatory purposes. So open your mind, draw a card, and have fun on your journey...and if you need a rad deck, and a book to expain how to go about reading these cards- check out the Wild Unknown Tarot Cards that we carry here at BellJar illustrated by Kim Krans. They are filled with magic!! And are great for seasoned readers or those totally new to the Tarot. Shop The Wild Unknown Tarot Cards here!