The Influence of Suits
You may find that when laying out the cards, one suit is more strongly represented than the others. It is important that you take this into accounts in your reading as each suit is said to have its own particular area of influence. The impression conveyed by the prominent suit should be used to modify your interpretation of the other cards
Domestic life love, affection, friendship, marriage, the family. Hearts also stand for ambitions successfully realized and are considered lucky.
Success with money, business, and loyalty; failure, betrayal, and financial worries.
Life outside the home. They also suggest that ambitions can only be realized and money made through hard work.
Misfortunes loss, suffering, enemies, treachery, failure. They warn of dangers ahead.
Card Interpretations by Suit
Hearts Card Interpretations
Ace The home, love, friendship and happiness
King A good-natured, impetuous, fair-haired man
Queen A trustworthy, affectionate, fair-haired woman.
Jack A close friend.
Ten Good fortune and happiness.
Nine The wish card that makes dreams come true.
Eight Invitations and festivities.
Seven False hopes and broken promises, an unreliable person.
Six An overgenerous disposition, unexpected good fortune.
Five Jealousy, indecisiveness.
Four Changes, delays, and postponements (especially of marriages).
Three Warns of a need for caution.
Two Success and prosperity.
Clubs Card Interpretations
Ace Wealth, health, love and happiness.
King An honest, generous, dark-haired man,
Queen An attractive, self- confident, dark-haired woman.
Jack A reliable friend.
Ten Unexpected money, good luck.
Nine Friends being stubborn.
Eight Opposition, disappointment, the taking of reckless chances.
Seven Prosperity providing a member of the opposite sex does not interfere.
Six Business success.
Five A new friend or a successful marriage.
Four Fortunes changing for the worse.
Three Marriage bringing money. May indicate several marriages.
Two Opposition and disappointments
Diamonds Card Interpretations
Ace Money, a letter, or a ring
King A stubborn, quick-tempered, fair-haired man
Queen A flirtatious, sophisticated, fair-haired woman
Jack A relative, not altogether reliable
Ten Marriage or money, a journey, changes
Nine Restlessness. A surprise connected with money
Eight A marriage late in life. A journey leading to a new relationship
Seven Heavy losses
Six A warning against a second marriage
Five Prosperity, good news, a happy family
Four An inheritance, changes, troubles
Three Legal or domestic disputes
Two A serious love affair
Spades Card Interpretation
Ace Emotional conflict, an unfortunate love affair. Sometimes regarded as the death card
King An ambitious dark-haired man
Queen An unscrupulous dark-haired woman
Jack A well-meaning but lazy acquaintance
Ten Misfortune and worry
Nine Bad luck in all things
Eight Trouble and disappointment ahead
Seven Sorrow, loss of friendship
Six Some improvement in circumstances
Five Reverses and anxieties, but eventual success
Four Jealousy, illness, business worries
Three Faithlessness and partings
Two Separation, scandal, deceit
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Material provided from the "Little Giant Encyclopedia of Fortune Telling"