A Dazzling Discovery, taking Tarot to a Whole New Level
The alchemical masterpiece Splendor Solis reveals powerful illuminations that lyrically teach the Secrets of Alchemy.
Pick up the Splendor Solis Treasure Box, and you hold a beautiful work of art distilling the glories of an entire mystery school of visionary imagination. Inside awaits the gold-embossed Tarot deck of 78 cards, and the lavishly illustrated book of splendors, a lyrically-written resource for readings, and a guide to the mystic journey.
Within the Splendor Solis Tarot cards the 22 major arcana are the Artisans, the archetypes that reveal their transformative powers along the pathways of the Tree of Life. The 56 minor arcana are presented as the four suits with magically painted Element colours, expressing the four worlds of Spirit, Soul, Mind and Body.
We ran a successful fundraising campaign in order to bring these wonderful Tarot cards and book to you. If you missed out on the campaign but would like to own the exclusive boxset Collector’s Edition you can still do so by ordering here today.
COLLECTOR’S EDITION package i
The Splendor Solis Treasure Box with 78 Tarot cards and pocket-sized book PLUS large format hardcover limited first edition — only 500 copies issued worldwide! — of the book exclusive to Alchimia website customers (the combined cover price is £59.99, but you can enjoy a great discount by ordering direct from Alchimia!)
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The Royal Pair
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SPLENDOR SOLIS TAROT BOOK
Large Format Hardcover Collector’s Edition
PLEASE NOTE: This book is an integral part of all the Collector’s Edition packages offered here, but we are also offering you the option to purchase just the hardcover book as a stand-alone item if you so wish.
Fundamentally the same book as is included in the Splendor Solis Tarot Treasure Box, but instead of the small format paperback you’ll discover inside the box, the Collector’s Edition book is a large format hardcover limited edition. The much larger pages mean you are able to enjoy and appreciate the exquisite images and designs that much more, taking in the breathtaking depth of detail to be found in the Splendor Solis Tarot. This is a one-off pressing of only 500 copies worldwide!
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The Red Sun
LIMITED SIGNED AND NUMBERED EDITION
The Splendor Solis Treasure Box with 78 Tarot cards and pocket-sized book, PLUS hardcover edition of the book, signed and individually numbered (39-78 of 78, 1st come 1st served), PLUS hand-made velvet Tarot card bag.
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An Overview of the Splendor Solis Tarot Cards
The Major Arcana cards are known as the Artisans, comprising the original 22 Splendor Solis illuminations as the inner alchemies of the traditional Tarot cards. The Artisans reveal their transformative and creative powers, weaving the worlds along the pathways of the Tree of Life.
The Minor Arcana of the Splendor Solis Tarot include the Ambassadors, numbered from Ace to Ten, and the Awakeners who bring us the inner alchemies of the traditional court cards.
These cards are works in progress, and the representations here illustrate initial ideas and draft renderings of what will become much more refined and complete as the work moves rapidly towards publication late 2019.
The Minor Arcana four suits are named after the four traditional Elements and aligned with the four worlds of Spirit, Soul, Mind and Body. Their traditional colours have been magically made by visionary artist and Tarot specialist Debbie Bacci, who mixed the paints with the Dews of May…The alchemical transformation of the Elements is expressed in their names of Golden Earth, Sparkling Air, Starry Water and Living Fire.
The Awakeners, as priests and priestesses of the Elements, assist the apprentice alchemist to awaken aspects of body, mind, soul and spirit into greater awareness.
“Debbie’s readings are transformative experiences, mini-journeys in our soul where the space is filled with respect, empathy and amazing insight.” ~ Stefania, London
“Marie’s clear teaching of the Splendor Solis on the Master of Arts course at Chichester University facilitated a different way of seeing and being in my world. The marriage of the Splendor Solis and the tarot is an alchemical consummation of wisdom that is truly fascinating and so accessible. A new journey.” ~ Lesley ~ SRN, BSc Psychology, Post grad dip Counselling Psychology, MA Transpersonal Arts & Practice, Diploma in Art & Design.
“Debbie’s profound knowledge of her cards and their meaning is second to none. I’ve had a few Tarot readings before but Debbie’s does stand out in that there was no confusion in the answers to my question and no doubt that the cards really reflected my present and past situation. I highly recommend a reading with Debbie as she combines a finely tuned intuition with a crystal clear yet calm delivery of the answers one seeks.” ~ Ariane, Leicester
“It is nearly thirty years since finding three of these unique and remarkable Splendor Solis images at the Warburg Institute, while researching my dissertation on Neoplatonic thought and Elizabethan drama. To find that Marie Angelo has woven together the complete suite of images, to create a work facilitating a near-infinite number of exploratory inner journeys, feels like finding a long-lost, precious treasure. Marie’s depth of knowledge and her utmost care with the originals are wonderful and exciting.” ~ Michael Pailthorpe
Marie Angelo, author… I’m an independent scholar, combining psychology degrees and diplomas (the eternal student!) with my long-term inner truth as student and teacher of the Western Mystery tradition. Along the way I’ve been a college teacher, researcher, counsellor, academic (and a carer for loved ones). I’ve published on Archetypal and Jungian Psychology, but things got exciting when I ran a master’s degree in Transpersonal Arts & Practice in which the Splendor Solis illuminations were the honoured guests…
Debbie Bacci, publisher… I grew up in Florence, surrounded by inspirational Renaissance art. I recognized a language that speaks directly to the Soul, and discovered the magic that is hidden within the Tarot. My love of art and visionary painting led me to work as an artist, student and teacher. I am also a counsellor, life coach and mentor. I have been reading Tarot for over 25 years, and now I am developing a unique publishing company, Alchimia, creating inspirational quality books and artefacts.
Book Binding: Hardcover
Tarot Cards: 78 gold-embossed cards, 350gsm card stock
Book Extent: 224 pages, heavily illustrated throughout in colour
Publication Date: 14 October 2019
Market: Alchemy, Tarot, Mystic Studies
Edition: First Edition
Collector’s Edition Book and Boxset RRP: £59.99