Rider WaiteTarot Reading



Properties of 3 of Pentacles


Alternate Names: Works


Keywords / Additional Meanings:

If for a man, celebrity for his eldest son. Reversed: Depends on neighbouring cards.



A sculptor at his work in a monastery. Compare the design which illustrates the Eight of Pentacles. The apprentice or amateur therein has received his reward and is now at work in earnest.

Divinatory Meaning:

Metier, trade, skilled labour; usually, however, regarded as a card of nobility, aristocracy, renown, glory.

Reversed Meaning:

Mediocrity, in work and otherwise, puerility, pettiness, weakness.


Astrological / Elemental Correspondence: Mars in Capricorn