Thumbs – Clubbed – “Murderer’s Thumbs”

Thumbs – Clubbed – “Murderer’s Thumbs”

The cross-referencing to other signs in hands will always determine how any one feature might play out in the psyche of the owner. This is especially true when assessing the traits of those with “clubbed” thumbs.   In traditional palmistry ‘clubbed’ or ‘toe’...
Archetypes – the Air Shaped Hand

Archetypes – the Air Shaped Hand

When measuring the air shaped hand, we find that the palm is square, and that the fingers are long i.e. approximately 1 – 1.5 cm’s as long as the length of the palm.  In nature, air exhibits principles of expansion, dispersiveness, formlessness, freedom,...
Archetypes – the Fire Shaped Hand

Archetypes – the Fire Shaped Hand

When measuring the fire shaped hand, we find that the palm is oblong, that is, it is longer than it is wide. The fingers are short i.e. approximately 2cm shorter than the length of the palm. Scientific principles of fire include energy, force, heat, initiative,...
Fingers – Extra Creases on Phalanges

Fingers – Extra Creases on Phalanges

Curiously, an extra interphalangeal crease runs across a phalange of one or more fingers of some people’s hands. While there remain three bones, it almost looks like there are four, instead of three phalanges. We question: In the area of life represented by that...
Archetypes – the Water Shaped Hand

Archetypes – the Water Shaped Hand

Learning the characteristics of the basic hand shape archetypes is one of the first steps towards becoming proficient in the craft of hand reading. We measure the slender water shaped hand, and find that the palm is oblong, and that the fingers are long i.e. they are...
Archetypes – the Earth Shaped Hand

Archetypes – the Earth Shaped Hand

Learning the characteristics of the basic hand shape archetypes is one of the first steps towards becoming proficient in the craft. When measuring the squarish look of the earth shaped hand, we find that the palm is square, and that the middle, longest finger is...