Tarot Cards: The Five Of Diamonds Meaning

Mark Macsparrow
4 min readJun 21, 2021

What does the Five of Diamonds Tarot Card mean?

The whole Diamond suit in any playing card deck is all about riches, and the Five of Diamonds meaning is no exception.

This card is all about money fluctuations, cash flow, financial developments, and business changes.

It is also about hopefulness and reconciliation. It signifies riches in your relationships and future dreams, especially where there have previously been problems or strife.

The Five of Diamonds is equivalent to the Five of Pentacles, depending on what tarot card deck you are using. They are essentially interchangeable in meaning.

Another name for this tarot card is the “Salesperson Card.”

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Is the Five of Diamonds a Negative or Positive Tarot Card?

Overall, the Five of Diamonds meaning is very positive. It is a good omen.

When this card comes up, it often heralds a time of fast-paced cash flow (and going in both directions). But the only way this ends up badly is if you focus on money as the end-all, be-all. If you are able to view this moment of money movement as the means to an end, the way by which you will achieve other goals, then everything will work out just fine. So don’t fret about money right now.

In general, it is a good tarot card for your business endeavors. It means change is around the corner. Maybe you are destined to redo how you operate, or where your company is located. Perhaps you are about to embark on a big business trip. Whatever is coming for you, embrace the adventure!

This is also a good tarot card for your most sincere family and friend relationships. If you are going through something rough right now, your loved ones are ready to assist you and it is very likely that one of them is going to solve your problem.

That being said, remember that every tarot card carries a range of possibility with it. The specific meaning the card is trying to communicate to you is dependent on the other cards you draw or what position it holds in your layout.

Five Things The Five of Diamonds is Telling You To Watch Out For:

  1. Take an eyes-wide-open, wide-lensed view. Since money is such an emotional subject matter, it can be difficult for some people to accept the reality around it. If the Five of Diamonds comes up for you, it may be a reminder to keep your feet planted firmly on the ground and to continually check in with trusted colleagues. Make sure you are looking at your business endeavors or any evolving financial problems with a clear perspective, rather than buying into illusions based on fear or ambition.
  2. Be responsible. Bring consciousness to all your decisions, don’t just stumble randomly into things because now is not the time for that kind of chaos. Now is the time for solid intentions and staying the course to follow through with your goals.
  3. Remove ego whenever and wherever possible. Guard against selfish thinking. Focus on how you can contribute more than what you will gain, and you are sure to succeed.
  4. Don’t give up too soon. If you feel overwhelmed with challenges, especially in love and money, you can feel confident that your relationships are strong enough to see you through. Solutions are coming, repair is possible, and help is nearby.
  5. Be careful. The Five of Diamonds can indicate big shifts or big problems on the horizon, but they are not problems that will be unsolvable. Instead of being afraid or trying to prevent disaster, this card is suggesting to you that you bring awareness to your work and family life, that you stay open to the knowledge that these may be very important problems. These are problems that are worth working on and fixing, for everyone’s greater good. Stay true to the natural ups and downs in life, secure in the knowledge that things will get better.

The Five of Diamonds Meaning with Other Tarot Cards:

When the Five of Diamonds is next to any heart card, it is pointing to an event that is going to bring enormous joy. If you are being weighed down by something heavy, you are about to have that burden taken away.

When the Five of Diamonds is next to the ace of spades, it is a powerful warning. Be on the lookout for important events and problems that are difficult to solve. When or if they do occur, don’t try to get through them on your own. Let your loved ones help you.



Mark Macsparrow

Mark has been working with the Tarot and his own spiritual development for around two decades. He shares his opinion on spiritual matters with a NO BS approach.