After the first egg has been candled and the hand is
dropped slightly back and downward, the third and
forty fingers are relaxed. This allows the uncandled
eggs to roll downward slightly. At a the same time,
the thumb, index, and second fingers guide the
candled egg into the palm of the hand
The third finger and little (fourth) finger then roll the
uncandled egg into the candling position between
the thumb and the index (first) finger.
Meanwhile, the little (fourth) finger and the third
finger hold the candled egg in the palm. The
position of the eggs is changed in one hand while
one of the eggs held in the other hand is being
Figure 3-3. Hand candling technique.