What was Hechtel’s life like in the late eighteenth century in Germany? He was the owner of a brass factory. What does that mean? Well, it means he would have been terribly affected by the ban on all secular printing that occurred just prior to him creating the Game of Hope. Why? Brass is a […]
While I welcome positive critique with a viable historic basis, I do not welcome critique for the sake of critique; or in other words, critique for the sake of ego. I also do not welcome critique for the sake of ignorance: there are many people out there “researching” the history of the Lenormand symbols who […]
*Copyright July 15, 2014- Michellelenormand.com/ Michelle Lenormand. This article and all contents on this blog may not be reproduced in any form without the written consent of the author. The WHIP in Lenormand is a fascinating card. It’s reputation is intense, passionate, argumentative, gossipy, repetitive, sexual (in a dysfunctional, kinky way) and obsessive. How did […]
Okay, I give…I’m now on Facebook.
AT LAST! The meister of cartomancy himself has a new publication. Am buying it. Will you?
Originally posted on Traditional Lenormand Fortunetellers Guild:
(Interviewed by Caitlín Matthews) What drew you to reproduce antique Lenormand decks? This is a long story. Are you sure you want it? When I first became enamored with the Lenormand it didn’t take long to be drawn to the antique decks because of the simplicity and clarity…
*Copyright 2014 by michellelenormand. No reproduction of this article or its contents in any form without permission by author. I am an art historian so when I speak about the symbols of Lenormand, I come at it from a place that inhabits both anthropology and archaeology as its base of research. There are certain methods […]