How to sign necklace in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Mimic the outline of a necklace by putting the fingertips of your thumb and index fingers of each hands on the sides on the sides of your neck, then bringing your fingertips together below your neck.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of necklace

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of necklace

End of Sign

Final Frame of necklace

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for necklace
Fold middle, ring, and pinky fingers into the palm, bring the tips of the thumb and index finger close together while keeping the index finger straight but bent at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for necklace
Fold middle, ring, and pinky fingers into the palm, bring the tips of the thumb and index finger close together while keeping the index finger straight but bent at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle.

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