Wednesday, April 15, 2009
What is the meaning of the peace sign hand?
THE HAND-GESTURE PEACE SIGN
is thought to have begun in europe during world war II
when a V for victory - and not to be confused with the
catholic gesture of benediction - was painted on walls
as a symbol of freedom from occupying forces.
the sign was widely used by peace movements in the
1960s and 1970s as a symbol of victory for peace and truth.
I found this from this web site http://www.designboom.com/contemporary/peace.html.