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!