Queen of Wands | Tarot Card Meaning & Interpretation

Keywords for the Queen of Wands


In the image on this card, we see the Queen of Wands seated on her throne. It is the brightest of summer days out in the desert where she reigns. 

Her throne is decorated with sunflowers and lions, emblems of the fiery energy of the Sun, the element of Fire and the suit of Wands.

She is dressed in a brilliant solar yellow, a reference to her radiant optimist, bright attitude and powerful vitality.

We also see a black cat seated before her, staring directly out at us. According to Rachel Pollack, in the medieval era it was believed that black cats were given to witches by the Devil to protect them from harm.

As a result, this black cat can be thought of as representing the good luck and protection which follows this Queen and anyone else who chooses to embody the fiery optimism and cheerful good will on display here. 

For those who love life with eager enthusiasm like our Queen of Wands, life seems to respond in equal measure, granting them good fortune and enough blessings to continue their bright and optimistic way of perceiving the world.

Interpretation of the Queen of Wands

Like all of the court cards, this can represent someone in our outer environment that shows the same qualities and characteristics of the Queen of Wands. Alternatively, in some instances it can also refer to how we ourselves are showing up in a given situation.

This card can refer to any person who embodies this Queen’s positive attitude and shares in her enthusiasm for life, as well as her belief in herself and her capacity to make good things happen.

First and foremost, the Queen of Wands represents a type of personality that is friendly and outgoing, one which loves to connect with people and to have a good time. Confident and self-assured, she is typically quite well-received in whatever social environment she finds herself in. 

This Queen is popular and well-liked, not only due to her warmth and friendliness, but also because of her basic nature that is open, honest and essentially truthful.

She sees no need to complicate matters with falsehoods and lies, but relies instead on a direct and sincere way of relating that makes it easy for others to trust her.

This card also refers to a person who is quite active and energetic in how she lives her life. This Queen is not very concerned with taking time for quiet reflection or introspection. She views life as something meant to be lived to the fullest.

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