Hand Shapes

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Earth hands generally have square palms and the length of the fingers is the same as the length of the palm. Their skin is usually rougher and thicker. The lines on Earth hands are usually few and well defined. The characteristics of the Earth hand are:

  • Responsible and level headed
  • Energetic and reliable
  • Can be stubborn
  • Prone to materialism

Fire hands have long rectangular palm but their fingers are shorter. Their skin is usually on the pink side and lines are clear. Their characteristics are:

  • Spontaneous and impulsive
  • Can become egoistical and insensitive
  • Extroverted
  • Intuitive and emotional

Air hands have square or rectangular palms with long fingers and are prone to dry skin as well as large knuckles. The lines often show as clear and deep. The length of the palm is usually the same as the length of the fingers. Characteristics of an Air hand include:

  • Quick witted and outgoing
  • Intellectual
  • Can be shallow and cold
  • Tend to worry and stress more than others

Water hands have a more fragile, oval palm with long fingers.  width across the widest part of the palm, and usually equal to the length of the fingers. Characteristics include:

  • Intellectual and creative
  • Sensitive and emotional
  • Introvert
  • Tend to follow their intuition