When a character passes on an important item, they will place it into the palm of the other character's stretched out hand and close the palm with their own hand.
- In Moana, the dying grandmother hands Moana the Heart of Te Fiti this way.
- The Force Awakens opens with Lor San Tekka handing a data thing to Poe in his way and saying "This will start to make things right." — The item turns out to be part of a map to find Luke Skywalker. Watch the scene here.
- In Avatar: The Last Airbender episode "The Winter Solstice Part 1: The Spirit World", Katara places an acorn into Aang's hand and closes it with both of her's. The acorn symbolizes nature's rebirth after the destruction of a nearby forest by firebenders. Watch the scene here.