In India, the system of applying Mehendi to the arms, feet and palms of the hand has a rich historical significance. No auspicious or traditional Indian situation of festival is complete without the Mehendi ritual. Diwali, Karva Chauth, Teej, Rakhi or the wedding festivities of Roka, Nikah, Sangeet, etc are never complete if the bride is not adorning her hands with copious amount of Mehendi or Henna. In fact Henna (leaves of plant used for making Mehendi) is one of the two most auspicious elements along with Haldi in every Indian function.Traditional Mehendi designs are often subdivided into two types
Mehendi which was a traditional art form of India has evolved into a cosmopolitan design sensibility in the year 2013. Special Mehendi parlours in 2013 have evolved where unique Mehendi designs are drawn on Hands and feet. Mehendi had begun to be used as a form of body art in Mehendi parlours where youngsters came to adorn their backs, calves, upper arms and sometimes the waist too with beautiful Mehendi patterns. Mehendi designs were also done with geometric shapes, concentric circles, inscriptions, Arabic symbols apart from traditional imagery like flowers, vines, trellises, peacocks, bride and groom heads and roses.Read More!
Want Variation in your traditional Mehndi design? Try the designer Mehndi. Its a type, just ideal for the trend-right modern women of today. The designer Mehndi could serve your purpose most suitably if you are one of them who always wish to strike a perfect balance between traditionalism and modernity. The designs that fall under this category will clearly depict a unique blend of the past and the contemporary which is of course the result of inclusions from other cultures. This unique admixture lends uniqueness to the designer mehendi which is not to be found in the very traditional Mehndi designs. If you love something trendy and unique, youll obviously favor these Designer mehndi designs for yourself.Read More!
Mehendi the original, traditional and body decorating art form of India has evolved into a cosmopolitan design sensibility. Itís common to see Mehendi parlours sprouting like tattoo parlours in the cities and youngsters flock to them in order to get their bodies inked and decorated. There are Special Mehendi patterns where traditional motifs like roses, trailing vines, peacocks, paisleys have been fused with evolved art like Chinese and Gothic symbols. Nor is Mehendi only restricted to red and black colours. You can find everything from green to pink to brilliant blue to emerald green and purple and all other colours that rainbow can dream of unique Mehendi designs are drawn on Hands and feet and also other areas of body like waist, throat. Neck, thighs and stomach..In some respects Mehendi has become one of the healthier options to the art of tattoo in terms of the choices and the unique design range which it offers.Read More!