Some were gifts, and some I bought for myself simply because I wanted them. Regardless, in almost three many years of reading cards, in my experience it doesn’t matter one way or the other how a deck came to me, so far as the accuracy of the studying. If you are casting external the set-up is easy. Face the sun, layout your casting cloth and pillow and take a seat on the pillow. On the opposite end of the casting cloth place your mearmots and the question written on a piece of paper, if you’d like. Gather up the runes, think concerning the question you are asking after which toss the runes in front of you.