The Fin de Siècle Oracle tarot card deck, also known as Fin de Siècle Kipper is a deck designed by Ciro Marchetti, a tarot card deck that is currently considered one of the most beautiful for its detailed illustrations.
Origin of the Fin de Siècle Oracle tarot card deck
This tarot card deck is based on the so-called Gilded Reverie Lenormand.
This new deck will take us back in time to late 19th century Victorian England, while the original is located in Germany.
As a detail, comment that Ciro Marchetti added three cards to his deck with respect to the original 36 cards of the Kipper deck.
These three new cards represent:
The new Poverty card drawn by Ciro Marchetti for this deck, card number 37
The new card number 34, called Occupation that represents efforts and work
…and finally the new card called Community with 39 card number
The Fin de Siècle tarot deck created by Ciro Marchetti was introduced to the market in 2016, and it is especially relevant due to its careful design.
Who is Ciro Marchetti?
Ciro Marchetti is a british illustrator, despite his Italian name and surname, Ciro is specialized in designs related to tarot cards.
Ciro Marchetti graduated from the Croydon College of Art in England during the seventies.
In 1992 he established his residence in Miami, Florida, becoming president of Graform International. A company specialized in corporative identity, packaging design and multimedia
Currently, Marchetti has different designs of tarot decks, among them:
- Marchetti Tarot
- Encore Tarot
- Retrospective Tarot
- Suis Generis Lenormad
And some more recent decks that he prints on demand from his own website as they have not yet gone into mass production:
- Tarot of Dreams
- Legacy of The Divine
- Tarot, to the Oracle of Visions,
- Decorative Tarot
- Tarot Grand Luxe
- The Gilded Tarot Royale.
Where to buy this Fin de Siècle deck ?
You can buy this deck in specialized tarot websites, and also in generat online stores such as Amazon, eBay and even Aliexpress.
The quality of the cards, from the printing to the durability of the cards will make there be decks of very different prices, starting with a reduced 5 dollars for the full deck.