Page of Wands

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Page of Wands from the Rider-Waite Tarot deck

The Page of Wands is the eleventh card in the suit of Wands. It usually stands for a dark young man who may be a lover or an envoy. It may indicate a dangerous rival, if followed by the Page of Cups. This page has the chief qualities of the suit of Wands. He may signify family intelligence or a young man in search of a lady.

General description

In the Rider-Waite Tarot deck, Pamela Colman Smith depicts the Page of Wands as a young man standing in the act of proclamation. He is faithful, and his tidings are strange. He is in search of somebody. Possibly a postman or an envoy bringing a message.

Divinatory meaning

The Page of Wands is an acquaintance, a friend, conforming to the connection with the eleventh house. That with the third house even may bring his personal standing nearer to the querent, for example a brother or schoolmate.

If reversed, the card can mean: Anecdotes, announcements, and bad news. Indecision and the instability which accompanies it.

Tarot Topics
Major Arcana The FoolThe MagicianThe High PriestessThe EmpressThe EmperorThe HierophantThe LoversThe ChariotStrengthThe HermitWheel of FortuneJusticeThe Hanged ManDeathTemperanceThe DevilThe TowerThe StarThe MoonThe SunJudgementThe World
Minor Arcana Pentacles AceTwoThreeFourFiveSixSevenEightNineTenPageKnightQueenKing
Wands AceTwoThreeFourFiveSixSevenEightNineTenPageKnightQueenKing
Cups AceTwoThreeFourFiveSixSevenEightNineTenPageKnightQueenKing
Swords AceTwoThreeFourFiveSixSevenEightNineTenPageKnightQueenKing
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