The Star Symbolism
Numerology: 17 (1+7=8); 8 stars on the card
Astrology: associated with Aquarius & Sirius. Saturn & Uranus.
Palmistry: Saturn (structure & responsibility) rules the middle finger & Aquarius (“I know”) rules the middle section of the middle finger. Uranus (originality) rules over the entire hand.
Element: Air & earth.
Kabbalah: connects Netzach (victory) & Yesod (foundation); Hebrew letter “Tzaddi” meaning “hook” & symbolic meaning of “honesty/harvest”;
Woman figure: beautiful, self-aware woman, foot on top of the water & knee on earth—humble posture; pouring out 2 urns, one nourishes the life of the earthly seed & the other back into the water, restoring the balance to both. Aware of the needs/desires of immediate surroundings. Said by some to be symbolic of Isis.
Pool of water: symbolizes the subconscious mind
The land: symbolizes the earthly world
Water urns: symbolizes unity between subconscious & material realm. From the left hand she pours her unconscious emotions onto the land around her. From the right hand she pours her consciousness & her focused energy.
Stars: 8 stars; symbolize hope, new discoveries & inspiration.
8 pointed star: religious symbol of redemption & regeneration (used in Islamic art & by the Free Masons) and is symbolic of pure spiritual love that awaits us at the end of our journey; “After the Sumerian epoch in the Euphrates-Tigris region, the Venus-goddess seems to have been symbolized by the eight-pointed star. The pentagram fell out of use and did not appear again in this region until some 1,000 years later.”  “The octagram of creation according to Gnostic tradition it is related to the planet Venus…this design has also been used in the Nordic countries as an invocation of magic and a protecting ideogram carved into doors and walls.” ; 7 stars around the bigger 8th star, symbolic of the 7 body chakras & the soul star chakra (located above the crown of the head) that connects us to source. Said to be symbolic of the star Sirius.
Bird/butterfly: symbolic of rising above our burdens, seeing a higher perspective; transformation; shift of perception
Liungman, Carl G. Dictionary of Symbols. W. W. Norton & Company, 1991, pp. 299-303.