The Merchant Faire

    The Ever-Popular Merchant Faire Returns!

    Watch this space for even more fabulous Readers Studio merchants.

    The Merchant Faire always boasts an amazing selection of merchants and goodies from the Tarot community! Come ready to shop-'til-you-drop with…

    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.

    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!

    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.

    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!

    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.

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    I'm ready to shop til I drop!