Eight of Diamonds meaning
Eight of diamonds meaning is unpredictable. On a rainy day this card announces obstacles and efforts without success. On a sunny day – on the contrary – it means good prospects for business. The deeper message of the Eight of spades is that of prudence. Even if it is sunny outside, take an umbrella.
Detailed meanings for the Eight of Diamonds
EIGHT OF DIAMONDS
This card has diverse meanings: Bad words, actions, travel.
The Eight of Diamonds having to right, a
Spade: Distant travel without any profit.
Heart: A journey full of pleasure.
Diamond: Efforts without success.
Club: Loss of money.
Having on the left a
Spade: A friend’s slander.
Heart: Wedding trip or trip to the city to attend a wedding.
Diamond: Efforts without success.
Club: Money found.
Between two cards of the same value: Travel postponed.
Between two hearts: Husband and wife will make steps to become closer.
Between two clubs: Travel for very small inheritance or business gain.
Between two spades or two low cards of Diamonds: unsuccessful efforts.
Between the Queen of Clubs and the King of Spades: Disunion.
Between two Diamond figures; The card is null; it does not speak.
Eight of Diamonds—Upright.
In its natural position this card is accepted to represent either the country or riches, as its signification is relatively determined from its surroundings.
Agriculture; cultivation; field labor; farming; garden; prairie; woods; shades; pleasure; enjoyment; diversion; pastime; amusement; rejuvenation; rural sports; rustic dances; peace; calmness; natural tranquility; rural life; forests; vales; mountains; flocks and herds; shepherd; shepherdess; moral quietude.
As the synonyms of riches, as they are signified by this card in contradistinction to others, we have:
Augmentation of wealth; increase of estate; advancement; prosperity; general success; happiness; goodness; felicity; beauty; embellishment.
Eight of Diamonds—Reversed.
In this condition the primary signification of the card is sorrow and movement. The synonyms for sorrow are:
Sadness; affliction; displeasure; grief; desolation; mortification; bad humor; melancholy; the blues; hypochondria; vexation; trouble.
But with the word movement, we have more trouble to apply its actual signification, as shown in the cards, and therefore the interpreter is left in a great degree to her own judgment, to decipher the connection which should bind the oracle to a specific and intelligent reading.
The most applicable synonyms would therefore be:
To walk; step forward; move about; to contemplate; to propose; to make advances; to undertake; to offer proposals; to promenade; to tender offers; to inaugurate a scheme; to further any claims.
Eight of Diamonds is a card of good omen if a Master-Card, in the Practical Affairs of life, business, society, or art, or one of them.
Influenced by a like suit, in a Commercial thing; a Meeting wished ; an influence desired.
By a Heart, a wealthy and superior, or happy Marriage.
By a Club, a Communication of importance or good.
By a Spade, an Indiscretion that were better not committed by your fault ; or a Negligence.
8 of diamonds Card title – Hindrance, obstacles
Difficulties and complications in a happy family or in a business that was running smoothly.
If reversed – Fruitless attempts. Unfavourable news.
An artist in stone at his work, which he exhibits in the form of trophies.
Divinatory Meanings: Work, employment, commission, craftsmanship, skill in craft and business, perhaps in the preparatory stage.
Reversed: Voided ambition, vanity, cupidity, exaction, usury. It may also signify the possession of skill, in the sense of the ingenious mind turned to cunning and intrigue.
Eight of Diamonds meaning in a card spread
Cartomancy is never based on the interpretation of a single card. It is the interplay of the cards that creates the most interesting insights.
Go ahead and try the card reading below.
If you get the 8 of diamonds on the first go – that’s a sign of good luck. The Fortune will smile gently and generously upon You.
If you are looking for more personal and intimate cartomancy experience – try Spirits in My Head oracle. Be careful though, because the unstable arcana cards might be nasty and sometimes gang up on you. They are like human beings – some are nice and friendly, some are jealous and mean. Some are outright evil. That’s how those cards are, because that’s how life is.