Italians famously use their hands to communicate. Yogis famously use their hands to mediate. Italians have been using them since Imperial Roman times, yogis since early civilization in India. Italians use about 250 gestures in their day-to-day, Yogis can chose from around 108 mudras to use in their day-to-day practice. Yogis use their hands to adjust the flow of prana, and Italians use their hands to move energy too-- usually from one speaker to another, to ask them dramatically, "What's your problem!" We can find deeper clarity by learning from Italians and Yogis and putting them to application in our personal lives.
To add to the 108 tantric yoga mudras, I leave you with the profound Italiana Mudra, as demonstrated by the great and gorgeous guru Evandro Soldati: