The Merchant Faire

    The Ever-Popular Merchant Faire Returns!

    The Merchant Faire always boasts an amazing selection of merchants and goodies from the Tarot community and this year we have more merchants than ever!

    In addition to the vendors in the ballroom, we've added a new Merchant Faire Annex adjoining the Readers Studio Lounge. Come ready to shop-'til-you-drop with…

    Callie French

    Callie L. French
    — Select pieces of Callie's art from the Rana George Lenormand as well as some non-Tarot specific paintings will be among the delightful buys at her table.

    Callie currently teaches two Tarot classes at Clark College in Vancouver, WA, was a presenter and a panel moderator at NWTS 2019 in Clackamas, OR and is actively working on painting a new Tarot deck and writing the companion book.

    Callie French designed the fabulous poster
    for RS19 and Divination Day!

    The Readers Studio: April 26-28, 2019 — 3 days of intense Tarot learning and fun for Tarot Enthusiasts! Plus an all-day Divination Day on Thursday, April 25th. Produced by The Tarot School.

    Prints are available by pre-order for $25.
    Contact Callie at for details.

    Robert M. Place — As a well known author and deck designer, Bob will be selling copies of his books and Tarot decks, including his newest decks the Tarot of the Sevenfold Mystery, the 4th edition of his classic Alchemical Tarot, along with the new updated companion book, and the Marziano Tarot.

    He will also have his New York Lenormand, The Hermes Playing Card Oracle, a catalog of his Tarot exhibition from the Craft and Folk Art Museum in LA. He will have prints of his art, and handmade sterling silver jewelry of his own design. He will have copies of the Burning Serpent Oracle that he conceived of along with Rachel Pollack, and copies of Rachel's companion book for the deck; as well as their latest project, The Raziel Tarot Major Arcana.

    Amy Zerner and Monte Farber
    — are a husband-and-wife creative team whose many best-selling books, oracles and kits, including The Enchanted Tarot, Karma Cards, The Enchanted Spellboard and Tarot Secrets, have sold millions of copies worldwide. Amy is an internationally renowned artist known for her NEA award-winning visionary tapestry collage artwork. Monte's expert insightful approach to spirituality and the Tarot encourages readers to trust their own intuitions and make their dreams come true.

    Their new Enchanted Love Tarot book and card set will be premiered at this Readers Studio. They will also have an array of their creations, including books, cards, jewelry, bags, scarves, artwear, and more at the Merchant Faire!

    Cheryl Ryder
    — Tarot Reader & Teacher, Hereditary Psychic, Medium, Organizer of the growing Albuquerque Tarot Tribe, and multi-year Readers Studio Tarot Ambassador Team Coordinator returns to the Merchant Fair with her hand made tarot jewelry and bags, Native American jewelry, and Shamanic items from Central and South America. Be sure to stop by her table of eclectic items and find your treasure! Cheryl’s husband Marty is also helping out as her vendor assistant. (He’s that tall and handsome bearded guy.)

    Rachel Pollack
    — Everyone in tarot knows that Rachel is one of our Grand Dames, but as well as writing and teaching, she is a visual artist, creator of the Shining Tribe Tarot, and a creator of Spirit Necklaces, made with pendants from around the world—including sterling silver Kabbalistic talismans, gemstones from Afghanistan and other places, New Zealand symbols of spiritual growth, reproductions of Ancient Greek coins, images of leopards from Africa, and many others. These are then matched with precious and semi-precious stone beads. As well as the necklaces, Rachel will be selling the Raziel Tarot and Burning Serpent Oracle, both co-created with artist Robert M. Place.

    Paula Chaffee Scardamalia
    — Paula is a book coach, editor, and dream and tarot intuitive who offers her newest book, Tarot for the Fiction Writer, as well as her award-winning book, Weaving a Woman's Life: Spiritual Lessons from the Loom, and her MP3, The Tower in the Woods: Dreaming Your Creativity Awake. She'll also be selling essential oils custom-blended specifically for creativity, dream and intuitive work, her luxurious handwoven scarves, and unique reading cloths.

    Ciro Marchetti — is a professional designer and illustrator whose work has been licensed and reproduced worldwide. Over the last 15 years he has also produced several of the most popular contemporary decks Including the Gilded Tarot, Legacy of the Divine Tarot, Tarot of Dreams, Gilded Reverie Lenormand, Fin de Sieclé Kipper and Oracle of Visions. At the Readers Studio he will be offering copies of his latest special edition Tarot Grand Luxe, along with a variety of themed reading cloths and signed prints with augmented reality features.

    Joanna Powell Colbert—is the creatrix of the Gaian Tarot, the majors-only Pentimento Tarot, and the co-creator of the forthcoming Herbcrafter's Tarot (US Games Spring 2019). She will have one-of-a-kind beeswax (encaustic) collages and assemblages to show, featuring images from all three of her tarot decks. There will be a few surprises too. Come by her table to see what's been brewing in her creative cauldron!

    Lisa de St. Croix
    — is delighted to be launching Invoking the Goddess – Oracles and Actions, a collection of 33 Goddesses painted in luminous watercolors, with the voice of the Goddess giving an oracle and action to follow. Lisa will also be offering her award-winning Tarot de St. Croix and de St. Croix Lenormand. Limited-edition signed art prints from Lisa's decks will also be for sale. Lisa is an internationally known artist, and these are true collectors' items.

    Carrie Paris and Andrew McGregor — Carrie Paris is thrilled to be sharing a table with Andrew McGregor of the Hermit's Lamp and Lisa de St Croix of the Tarot de St Croix. Carrie will be launching three new products at RS19 and wishes to invite you to pick up the latest Magpie Milagros casting kit and companion “miracle” scarf, which all Divination Day attendees will have an opportunity to test drive during Carrie's conference presentation.

    Also on hand will be the full, 78 card version of the Relative Tarot, a deck that features and activates the generational story found in the Birth and Annual cards, as well as Carrie and Andrew's Charming the Dead Oracle Kit, which you can put to use during their Friday evening workshop, Reading of Remembrance. Please come by and say hello!

    Siri Soderblom — Chicago-based artist and reader is delighted to present The Forgotten Tarot, a deck she created from amazing vintage photographs. Featuring three different Lovers cards and 2 different Justices, this limited run deck is an instant collector's item. In addition to the 81 card deck, she will also have a fabulous selection of personally hand sewn tarot bags, just the right size for this slightly larger deck, and a choice of 8x10 prints of select cards, available both signed and unsigned.

    Kooch and Victor Daniels — They will feature their newest mystical release, Sacred Mysteries: The Chakra Oracle (Schiffer 2019), and Awakening the Chakras: The Seven Energy Centers in Daily Life (Inner Traditions/Destiny), which goes places no book on the chakras has gone before.

    They'll also have their Tarot at a Crossroads: The Unexpected Meeting of Tarot and Psychology (Schiffer), a richly illustrated hardback. It opens doors to ways of using the Tarot found nowhere else. In addition, there will be copies of their earlier Tarot d'Amour: Find Love, Sex, and Romance in the Cards, which is explicitly oriented toward using the Tarot to enrich and illuminate relationships.

    In addition, they will have a few copies of Kooch's The Art and Magic of Palmistry. Victor will also have a sample copy of his political book, The Radical Wrong: Lies Our Founding Fathers Never Told Us, and his combination academic/trade book Being and Caring: A Psychology For Living (Mayfield, Simon & Schuster). You'll also find some other delightful Tarot surprises.

    Diana Hendle
    — A psychic medium, newer to tarot. Studied at the Barbara Brennan school of healing, and other energy medicine modalities accross the US and Europe. I will be bringing crystal balls, crystal pendulums, & crystal wands for my table primarily. Have been keeping my eye out for any other unique treasures on my travels before I journey to New York for Readers Studio. As crystals are amplifiers, I will bring some rare Hawaiian diamond and 23 frequency auralite.

    Monica Bodirsky
    — For 2019 she will be introducing the second limited edition of her House of Shadows Lenormand as well as silk bat pattern drawstring silk bag and prints of her oracle card artwork. She is the author and artist of both editions of the Lucky Lenormand and the first House of Shadows Lenormand. Drop by to pick up your own shadowy delights.

    Blissing Beads
    Michele Klatch
    — brings us The Blissing Beads, created by her daughter, Danielle Klatch Hammerich. These one-of-a-kind necklaces and bracelets are profoundly linked to Danielle's yoga and meditation practice, and work as a natural connection whereby blessings connect to bliss. Her own blessing was the gift of peaceful bliss during the birth of her son. Which one you choose connects you to your own personal blessings!

    “KaliJoining Michele will be her niece, Angelina Maria Narvaez. A free-spirited artist, she creates shamanic jewelry, crystals and esoteric items. Angelina donates all the profits from her handmade pieces to various causes and non-profits around the world.

    Sheilaa Hite's Tarot Circle
    Sheilaa Hite's Tarot Circle
    — Among the Tarot- and Astrology-related goodies we will have for sale: Sheilaa's books and unique Tarot totes, bags and clothing; Louise and Ralston Edwards' Tarot artwork and unique keepsakes.

    Judy Nathan
    — Judy will be back with the 2019 version of her fabulous tarot bags, unique jewellery and those oh so popular, juicy Goddess Bracelets and Necklaces!

    Martha Trachtenberg — Greetings from Lucky Six Vintage. I am a musician, writer/editor, and happy vendor of unusual vintage sterling jewelry. I find and offer pieces that you won't find elsewhere, often handmade, and never fitting in the one-style-fits-all box. You'll find the work of modernist, Native American, Mexican, and Scandinavian artists in my inventory. Please visit my Etsy store,, for a preview of some of my stock. I look forward to seeing you at this year's Readers Studio!

    “M.M.M.M. Meleen — is a mystic and a maker; the babe in the egg of blue, and the developer, illustrator, editor, and author of diverse occult themed creations, as well as the co-host of Fortune's Wheelhouse, a podcast about esoterics and the tarot. Stop by the ATU house table at Readers Studio 2019 for tarot art prints, and the occasional “one of a kind” treasure, as well as the Tabula Mundi Tarot and Book M: Liber Mundi, and Rosetta Tarot and Book of Seshet. You may also get a glimpse of work on new decks and books currently in progress. Time for another ride on the Wheel!

    “M.M.Mei Jin Lu, Ph.D. — is a Taoist philosophy teacher and a 25th generation descendant of the ancient prestigious Quan Zhen Tao Lineage. She lectures on various disciplines of Eastern healing, divination and philosophy worldwide. She is the author of the Wisdom of Tao Oracle cards, Volumes I and II (US Games Systems).

    She is a past executive director of the I-Ching Society in Beijing and current president of the Shanghai - US Feng Shui school, and the founder of the School of Eastern Philosophy in the US. She is the president of the US Health QiGong Association and US Taoist Association, Spiritual Advisor to the Metaphysical Center of New Jersey, and owner of the “Qi” Wellness Center in NJ.

    The Feng Shui jewelry and energy enhancer products are designed by Dr. Mei Jin Lu based on the Eastern esoteric mysticism and ancient Taoist energy paradigm. They are all hand-made in the US of special materials which have been blessed by the Temple of Tao in China. The product is intended to promote prosperity, good health, relationship harmony and good fortune in the coming year of the Pig.

    Becky Wong, a young tarot reader from China P.R. will come to New York with her products of oriental poetic studio.

    Estrella Studio will bring personal customized magic products to this year's Readers Studio. Many beautiful handcrafted crystal chains and energy orgonites made by Becky will be on display. “I believe they can give you a different experience of crystal art spirit.”

    Sandi Liss

    — located in northern NJ, is New Jersey's longest, continually operating metaphysical store. Founded in 1991, the store specializes in Wicca, Tarot, meditation, chakras, crystals, and goddesses, as well as all the jewelry, incense, oils, music, and herbs to support those studies. We host a great selection of classes, workshops, and authors. We are proud to be the home of Northern New Jersey Tarot Meet-up.

    See our table for Tarot-, Astrology-, Chakra-, and Magick-based stone bracelets; handmade Tarot spread cloths, bags, and totes; Weiser, Eddison/Connections, and Rockpool Publishing tarot and oracle decks; Major Arcana imprints; hand made mojo bags; and SoulJourney branded room and personal sprays for different purposes.

    CollecTarot is a great source for unique and vintage Tarot cards and sets--specializing in Limited Edition decks from small, international publishers.

    With an emphasis on historical reproductions, Collectarot also features timeless works from Malpertuis, Meneghello, Editions Sivilixi, Rinascemento Italian Art, Pablo Robledo and more.

    Red Feather Mind, Body, Spirit  — is an imprint of Schiffer Publishing and producer of high quality Tarot/Oracle decks and games. Red Feather MBS will be displaying and selling projects such as:

    Tarot of the Moors by Gina Thies, Untold Tarot by Caitlín Matthews, Tarot for the Fiction Writer by Paula Chaffee Scardamalia, as well as perennial favorites such as The Mary-El Tarot by Marie White, The High Deck: A New Universe of Symbols by Arthur and Wald Amberstone, and many more!

    Visit our table to browse, pick up a catalog to take home with you or even talk about your book or deck idea. Red Feather Mind, Body, Spirit is always looking for innovative writers and creators who are passionate about Divination and other Mind, Body, Spirit topics. If you are interested in pre-ordering any of our products please contact Chris McClure at and he will be happy to help you with your order.

    The Tarot Garden — There's nothing like oohing and ahhing over your deck wish list in person, which is why The Tarot Garden table is forever a favorite at The Readers Studio. Rest assured, they'll be back this year with a generous selection of popular, imported, small press, limited edition, out-of-print, and rare beauties. One of the perks of being an RS attendee is if you order early, Jeannette will bring your goodies along so you don't have to wait for your package in the mail! (Just send her an email as the date gets closer.) Jeannette is so knowledgable about tarot decks, visiting the Tarot Garden table is like having an extra class!

    The Tarot School  — Looking to round out your tarot library? Be sure to stop by The Tarot School table for a great selection of books, including a large section of “Green Dot Books” for $10. Since many authors attend Readers Studio, you can get them autographed, too!

    Tarot School educational programs are always a favorite, and they are available to Readers Studio attendees as fully-loaded flash drives. You'll also find a generous selection of custom-designed totes, tarot bags and more, which you'll find nowhere else.

    Click to Register

    I'm ready to shop til I drop!