Suit of Wands

The 14 tarot cards of the Suit of Wands represent wisdom, inspiration, creativity, and growth. The numbered Minor cards tend to relate to everyday events and situations, while the court cards may refer to people.

Each of these cards can, of course, represent the following meanings. Or their reverse. Or any other meanings that you read into them and develop for yourself. Different cards in different decks can also give different feelings. Trust yourself and study the cards; with time you will see their place in the deck. These simple keywords are a beginning sketch of the tarot cards.

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Ace of Wands

Creation, Potential, Birth

Two of Wands

Unification, Focus, Goals

Three of Wands

Growth, Optimism, Communion

Four of Wands

Stability, Stasis, Foundation

Five of Wands

Conflict, Discord, Nonsense

Six of Wands

Adulation, Community, Success

Seven of Wands

Struggle, Loss, the Search

Eight of Wands

Impulse, the Unexpected, Sudden Change

Nine of Wands

Persistence, Challenge, Hope

Ten of Wands

Burden, Experience, Weight

Page of Wands

Optimistic and Restless Novice

Knight of Wands

Impulsive Pursuer of an Idea

Queen of Wands

Sincere and Self-Assured Inspirer

King of Wands

Experienced and Knowledgeable Doer