Glyphs – 4 Main Patterns – Radial Loop – Water
Glyphs – 4 Main Patterns – Radial Loop – Water

When the hand is divided in half vertically, the thumb side is the radial, and the baby finger side is the ulnar. The in-flow and the outflow of radial loops’ ridges are both on the thumb side of the fingertip. There is one triradius. Radial loops are reversed ulnar...

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Archetypes – Gypsy Palm Reader
Archetypes – Gypsy Palm Reader

The Gypsy is a powerful archetype that is deeply ingrained in our psyches and which is inextricably intertwined with the hand reading craft. The Romany Gypsy’s are a minority ethnic group from India who migrated westwards via eastern Europe, taking traditional Indian...

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Hands in the Bible.
Hands in the Bible.

The Bible forbids and condemns divination and some people are adamant that palmistry practitioners are doing the work of the Devil. To quote one such believer; “God hates fortune telling, divination and observing of times like astrology as it deceives people and keeps...

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The Bent Middle Finger – Opinions and Viewpoints.
The Bent Middle Finger – Opinions and Viewpoints.

Seen recently on social media: One hand reader offers that a bent middle finger (along with a bent index finger) shows “deprivation of male guardian or father”, with “good luck only starting after they become parents.” Another then asserts that what a bent middle...

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Luck Series # 5 – Sun Mounts and Markings
Luck Series # 5 – Sun Mounts and Markings

When it comes to signs of luck in our hands, single lines, stars and triangles on the Sun mount rank as being indicators of success and happiness in life. Our shining Sun, sustainer of life, is represented in palmistry by fire (ring) fingers, and in their underlying...

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Luck Series # 4 – The Peacock’s Eye Glyph
Luck Series # 4 – The Peacock’s Eye Glyph

The Peacock’s Eye – this variation is composed of a whorl pocketed inside a teardrop shaped loop. ............................................................................ The Peacock’s Eye – in this more delicate composition of a peacock’s eye, we find  a loop...

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Luck Series # 3 – The Mark of the Fish
Luck Series # 3 – The Mark of the Fish

“The harder you work, the luckier you are.”  Gary Player - famous South African golfer. What is luck? Do you believe in luck? Why do some people consider themselves as lucky while others feel unlucky? Some say that luck is a genuine feature of existence. Others say...

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Children’s Hands
Children’s Hands

“The Hand is the Instrument of the Mind.”   Maria Montessori Our children’s lives are initially in our hands, but ultimately their life path lies in the forms and markings of theirs. While this might sound like palmistic superstition, the truth is that when subjected...

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Chirology – Passion and Purpose
Chirology – Passion and Purpose

Sounds so easy. We are told “your passion is your purpose”. Yet we struggle so acutely with first of all finding our passion, not to mention then figuring a way to make a viable income doing what we most enjoy. The first, obvious and critically tragic reason for this...

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Nail Biting Times
Nail Biting Times

When we meet someone who bites their nails, we know they are stressed. But the umbrella term “stressed” has many facets. Biting away at nail cartilage, which in five element chirology is ruled by the earth element, signals a stunting of growth. Underlying the...

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Chirology – Telling Your Story
Chirology – Telling Your Story

It is said ‘you can’t be in the now until you have dealt with the then’. In our longing for well, happy, strong, joyful, in the now, positive feelings, many of us must first enter the terrain, with honesty and courage, of the then. Telling your story facilitates...

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Simian Line – One
Simian Line – One

Simian lines occur when the water (heart) line, which relates to feelings, and the air (head) line, which governs thought, have joined, to form one transverse line across the palm. The primary associations for the line are intensity, tenacity of purpose, perseverance...

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