It's the match you strike to start a fire or you lit the candle with a match as if it looks magical, at least to the eye of a caveman.
ASL sign for "match"
How do you say "match" in ASL as in to start a fire with the little stick?
Definition: A slender piece of wood, cardboard, or other flammable material tipped with a combustible substance that kindle fire when rubbed on a rough or chemically prepared surface.
Pronunciation (sign description): Dominant "T-european" hand (handshape), its dominant palm facing inward and its bent forefinger facing the non-dominant horizontal palm which faces right (orientation), dominant knuckle of the forefinger in contact with the non-dominant palm (location), dominant knuckle of the forefinger strikes the non-dominant palm upward twice (movement).