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- The Lab by Laura Busony 'Golden Dawn' necklace, $185 at The Shiny Squirrel
- 'Pas de Deux' ring, $410 at Catbird
- Venessa Arizaga 'Give Peace a Chance' bracelet, $150 at Opening Ceremony
- 'Hope' necklace, $410 at Aesa
- 'Middle Finger' ring, $650 at Wendy Nichol
- Gillian Steinhardt 'Right Hand' charm bracelet, $250 at American Two Shot
- Susan Alexandra 'Baby Hold On' ring, $170
- Verameat 'Hand of God' necklace, for info call 718-388-2400
- Pamela Love 'Aeternum' ring, $3,950
- Gillian Steinhardt 'Right Hand' studs, $165 at In Support Of
Back in Victorian-ish times, hand jewelry served as an entire mode of communication. A pendant with an outstretched index finger and pinky signaled "begone, evil eye hex" while a tightly closed hand meant, "I like you, like you." Today's palm-shaped designs—resurrected by a bevy of New York designers—don't say anything so specific (with one exception: Wendy Nichol's badass, bird-flipping ring), but they do lend outfits a subtle witchy vibe. Tiny high fives all around!