Branched Downward Lines: represent times in which a situation has gotten out of your control. They indicate pessimism, unhappiness, negative energy and losses. Their appearance on the palm can also signify of someone who does not think in a positive way. Depending from which line the downward lines appear it lessens the strength of that line and drains its energy.
Branched Upward Lines: can indicate that you have overcome some of life’s roadblocks with your own determination. They indicate someone who will be successful and achieve their goals over a period. They also indicate hopefulness and a good outlook on life. There is an idealistic and positive attitude associated with these lines.
Breaks: Breaks in the major or minor lines of a Palm can represent both positives and negatives, depending on which way they lay from the various lines. Breaks going toward the thumb indicate a new direction in a career. Breaks in the upward direction toward the edges of the hand suggest an unexpected or unplanned journey. If the breaks are pointing to the base of the palm then this can mean an unexpected turn in your daily routine. These breaks can indicate that there is an interruption in your normal flow of energy or signify a redirection in your life path. Breaks are usually diversions or distractions and this depends on how and where they are formed.
Chains: Chains denote the different obstacles you may face in your life. They signify a difficult or not so privileged upbringing during childhood. Also, chains in lines of palm relate to experiences in your love life. Chains also indicate times of indecisiveness, health problems. Length of the chain correlates to the duration of time that all of these issues can last.
Crosses: Crosses are an indication of long-lasting problems and issues. They also represent major changes in your life. Depending on where their placement on your palm, they can be indicating positive or negative changes. They even are a sign that few adversaries want to cause harm to you. They also represent outside influences that are causing stress on you. Crosses are also indicators of your state of mind and how you are going to handle your spiritual life.
Dots: Dots are not always well seen on the palm and they can be very tiny. Dots represent concerns about ill health, relationships or another type of destructive experience. They can also represent significant and monumental events that have created crisis in your life. They are also warning signs of danger in your life path. In experience, Dots have disappeared when unfortunate circumstances and issues are solved, so their appearance is not permanent.
Grilles: Grilles appear most often on the mounts of a palm. They signify negative indications and represent problems and adjustments. A grille on any part of the palm disperses energy and it represents bewilderment, insecurity at times in your life. Grilles signify interruptions in a person’s advancement. They can also signify beginnings or hindrances, with respect to life’s ventures. You will also be continually exhausted by various anxieties and annoyances.
Islands: Islands indicate unfavorable interruptions in life. They indicate stressful periods, either in career or by some person causing mental stress due to bad relation. They also indicate fearfulness and weakness in health, in particular, inherited heart disease or a disturbance/breakage of your energy. It is important to look closely at the island to be sure that it does end and the lines continue. Island on Life Line which ends the line itself is dangerous and can lead to situations like suicide.
Squares: Squares are a positive sign on the palm and indicate protection, especially when they appear around line breaks. They symbolize good luck from outside forces, for example, one’s guardian angel, guru or spiritual guide. But, a square can represent a time period of being boxed in or imprisonment if it is on a line that has no break in its path.
Stars: Stars on the palm indicate success and good fortune in the area/mount/line they appear. But, a star appearing on the life line can represent a huge turmoil. If a star is found at the end of a line, it can indicate fame and great accomplishments. It also indicates success in relationships. If found in a line or mount of Saturn then these stars can signify misfortune, emotional problems and lack of confidence in career.
Tassels: Tassels, also known as frayed lines, indicate confusion or chaos about a particular situation or problem. They can also indicate a physical, emotional or spiritual decline. It is often found at the end of the life line.
Transverse Markings: These are negative symbols and they take away the strength and deplete positive energy of the line or mount they are found on. They create obstacles wherever they appear. It also indicates that you may be using you skills for bad purposes.
Triangles: Triangles are very lucky markings and indicate huge success. They signify that the individual has an ability to analyze situations effectively and has the brainpower to accomplish multiple things. When they appear on specific lines, they strengthen the qualities of that line. They can also be symbolic of someone who is spiritual or psychic. For example, a triangle on sun line indicates huge fame at national or international level.
Tridents: A trident on the palm is also a very lucky marking. It always increases the qualities of the lines or mounts it appears on. It even has positive effect on the neighboring mounts. It brings good fortune and you will be happy, healthy and wealthy in life.
Vertical Lines: Vertical lines are usually good markings, representing positive energy. Do not confuse these lines with sister lines. Some people may have several vertical lines in different sections of the palm. They are an indicator of a person who could be in the health care or medical profession. If they are found on the mounts or other lines, they lessen or neutralize any negative qualities that might be lingering. If they cut through a horizontal line, it is an indication that you have conquered trials and tribulations.