Another custom used to predict a person's future waspouring hot lead into water. Heat the lead over a fireand then pour it into water. The various resultingshapes will tell you about your future. For example,straight line means that you will have a happy life, twocircles mean marriage, and one circle means that youwill inherit some money.
Another very common tradition practised in Czechfamilies is to cut an apple across to predict a person´sfuture. The star in the apple means that you will behappy and healthy. However, if you see a cross, itmeans that you will die. If there is a worm inside theapple, you will probably be sick.