The things I love about this deck and book set include the art, which is stunning, and the accompanying booklet, which contains information about a huge variety of mythological, spiritual, and mystical people and entities. I enjoyed reading the booklet from cover to cover, and I am now enjoying studying the cards individually and in the spreads provided by the booklet.
Each of the 52 cards in this oracle deck is designed to provide a message from a painting created by Cheryl Yambrach Rose. The 114-page guidebook has black and white images of each card, the card name, extended description and a story, plus a small photograph of a location or artifact related to the card. There are five spreads illustrated as well as instructions of how to use the deck.
—Zanna Starr, Tarot Notes
Art Through the Starstream Oracle is interesting to me because of the creation process used by C.Y.R. "...Each painting begins with the eyes and spiral out from that focal point." I love the idea of the eyes being the artist's direct portal and connection to the entity that she is painting.
As I shuffled up the cards I noticed that they have a "feel" to them that extends beyond the gilt edges, there's indeed a sense of mystery when working with these cards. There are images in the deck that I feel very drawn to and others that repel me and in my opinion, this is usually a sign that there's much for me to gain by studying these cards. I like the idea that you can use these cards in combination with C.Y.R.'s other deck: Art Through the Eyes of the Soul.
—Mary Nale, Attune Magazine
The Art Through the Starstream Oracle, the sister deck to the Art Through TheEyes of the Soul Oracle, is a beautiful and lavish card deck that features 52 rich and mellow art cards that have been illustrated with the utmost love and dedication. Every illustration in the cards calls to you with soft and tender melodies, wanting to be heard.
I love extraterrestrials and a card start stood out and called my attention was card number 11. Scota at Tara. The illustration and character for this card is remarkable. In the image, there sits an African woman who appears to be dressed like a saint/nun. She is very beautiful and the back of her cranium is enlarged like that of extraterrestrial. When she is drawn in a reading, her message is that even if you feel like a stranger in strange lands, accept the reason/purpose as to why you are there.
This here is a follow up oracle to her first oracle deck called Art Through TheEyes of the Soul Oracle. The energy that I felt from the Art through The Starstream Oracle is that it is much more soft, light, and tender than it’s counterpart.. The majority of the cards in this oracle deck feature Goddesses, and yes, they even feature male characters (which to me is a BIG plus). The size and border of both oracle decks does not differ from one another and you can even use it as a 104-oracle card deck! How about that!? If you are looking for an oracle that can sooth your self-being and balance your spirit or simply, if you’re a fan of Cheryl Yambrach Rose’s artwork, by all means, acquire this deck.
—J.R. Rivera, author of Beautiful Creatures Tarot
“Art Through The Starstream Oracle” is a 52-card deck based on the theme of stars, and reconnecting with our origins in the stars. I loved the thought on the back of the box – that this oracles connects us to our origins in the Source Field where all creations, solutions, and outcomes are possibilities waiting to be intuitively chosen.
The set comes in a hard cover box with a lift-off top. The cover image for the box and the guidebook is that of “You are The Oracle”, from the “Avalon Starstream Oracle”. In the publishers forward to the guidebook, it is noted that Rose combined intuition, history, myth, and personal experience in creating this deck. The paintings come from experiences in both the inner and outer realms. Here we have a very talented artist with the ability to see into the mystical realm.
I found the manner in which Rose creates her art to be significant – she paints in oil on linen, using the eyes as a focal point, and spiraling out from that. In this way a natural vortex is created on the canvas.
I love this deck, and recommend it to all that want to connect with Spirit. Rose notes that this deck can be used in conjunction with her preceding deck, “Art Through the Eyes of the Soul Oracle”. However you choose to use this deck, it will expand your perception of what your life can be.
—Bonnie Cehovet, Tarot Elements
“Art Through the Starstream Oracle” is a new 52-card oracle deck by visionary artist Cheryl Yambrach Rose. Although this deck stands on its own as a complete oracle, it can also be used as a companion to the artist’s earlier work, “Art Through the Eyes of the Soul Oracle.”
In both decks, each card represents an archetype. The archetypes are from the myths and legends of many cultures. Each card is a marvelous work of art. The images include many people with long flowing hair and ceremonial garb. Although cards in both decks represent many different cultures, quite a few myths and characters represented seem to be Celtic and British. The characters reflect both Pagan and Christian themes.
Now that I have “Art Through the Starstream”, I like “Art Through the Eyes of the Soul” much more than I originally did. There are instructions for using the two decks together in the Starstream Oracle’s 113-page booklet, written by the artist.
I think Cheryl Yambrach Rose has grown as an artist in the past few years. At least, I love the paintings of the new oracle, and I was lukewarm about the painting of the first oracle. It’s not that the art of the first deck is bad, it’s actually lovely. To me, something about the Starstream Oracle feels deeper and more evocative.
This oracle speaks to those people who find themselves longing for their lost home; the starseed, the crystal people, the Atlantians, and Lemurians. It also speaks to people who believe that those who live among the stars have long been in contact with us.
Beyond the beautiful artwork, there are two things I really like about “Art Through the Starstream Oracle.” One is Rose’s thorough research and well-written explanation of each card. The other is that each card bears an extremely specific key phrase. For instance, the first card is “The High Priestess from the Land of the Arianni”. In a very interesting story that bears further research, Rose explains representatives of the Arianni, the “Inner World of Earth”, appeared to Admiral Byrd in 1947 at the North Pole. The key phrase on the card says “Be Open to Communication from an Unexpected Place”. I like these sorts of key phrases much more than the generic one-word phrases on many oracles cards.
—Christiana Gaudet, Tarot Grandmaster