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The Queens of Tarot

The Queens of Tarot are incredibly strong figures that all echo to The Empress and rule over a specific, element, season and aspect of our life.


All Queens are powerful and complex figures that can strongly influence your Tarot reading. Each Queen is associated with an element, season and important aspect of our daily lives such as love, finances, career, communication and more.




The Queen of Wands


The Queen of Wands is a warm and friendly figure. Her energy moves fast and she is related to all things social, career and friendships. She supports personal growth, expansion and networking. She loves the spotlight and infuses positive energy into a spread.


Associated Meanings:


- first sparks

- personal greatness

- friendships and social circle

- networking and growth

- physical energy

- stamina

- enthusiasm


When reversed, she can be a phoney character, someone who is not to be trusted, ruled by her ego and unreasonable need for attention. Watch out for anger issues, instability and misunderstandings.


Element: Fire

Signs: Aries, Leo, Sagittarius

Season: Springtime

Timing: Fast

Colors: Orange, Bright Yellow



The Queen Of Cups


The Queen of Cups is calm and loving. She rules over the emotional world and is the keeper of sacred knowledge and spiritual awakenings. She speaks of harmony, balance and connections that run deep. Often a maternal figure or a long term partner in a love reading.


Associated Meanings:


- spirituality

- love

- relationships

- emotions

- healing

- health

- dreams

- motherhood


When reversed, the Queen of Cups can turn into a twisted character. Watch out for emotional manipulation, drama, instability and even mental disorders. Addictions and unhealthy habits can be at play as well as illnesses.


Element: Water

Signs: Pisces, Cancer, Scorpio

Season: Summer

Timing: Moderate to Slow

Colors: Dark Blue, Grey,






The Queen of Pentacles (Queen of Coins)


The Queen of Pentacles rules over the Earth, the home and all things material. She is grounded and values the balance between the material and spiritual world.

She is one of the best allies in the deck when working on manifestations. She announces good investments, success in financial matters and harmony at home.


Associated Meanings:


- manifestations

- rewards and results

- harmony

- home and family life

- business and finances

- seasons & natural cycles

- alchemy


When reversed, the Queen of Pentacles becomes overly materialistic and manipulative. She points at disharmony at home, conflicts around money and poor investments among other financial issues.


Element: Earth

Signs: Capricorn, Taurus, Virgo

Season: Fall

Timing: Moderate

Colors: Yellow, Dark Orange, Brown, Red





The Queen of Swords


The Queen of Swords is all reason, no emotions. She rules over communications, legal matters and the intellectual realm. She is a survivor, the symbol of generational trauma and issues related to womanhood. She has overcome her emotions and chosen to follow reason and only considers the facts. A powerful and sometimes dangerous figure.


Associated Meanings:


- legal matters

- (superior) intelligence

- resilience

- healing cycle ending

- trauma

- communications

- decisions

- justice


When reversed, the Queen of Swords becomes a dangerous, unhinged character who is able to destroy, hurt and lie. She is a terrible opponent and a reversed Queen of Swords points at issues that can not be neglected any longer or drastic consequences could be faced.


Element: Air

Signs: Aquarius, Gemini, Libra

Season: Winter

Timing: Fast with long lasting effects

Colors: Light Blue, Grey, Green, White



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