Cartomancy is fortune-telling or divination using a deck of playing cards. It became popular when playing cards were first introduced in Europe in the 14th century. It is similar to tarot in that various card spreads are used, such as single card, "Destiny Square," and 3 cards.A tarot deck can also be used in cartomancy. Cartomancy using standard playing cards was the most popular form of providing fortune-telling card readings in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.
Tarot Illustration: In a Tarot card reading, the Knight of Wands in a spread can be a symbol of action, haste and quickness. This post includes a vintage and modern fortune telling meanings of the Knight of Wands, ideal for the advanced reader or those just learning the cards. These interpretations can be used with any of the decks (Rider Waite, Marseilles etc). Cards in this post are the Son of Wands from The Wild Unknown Tarot Deck.