Beautiful henna patterns – tradition meets modernism
If you want to change something on your outfit? Maybe you think lately often on a tattoo. You dare to wear something permanent on the skin but not where? Then there are the perfect alternative for you – henna patterns. The henna art comes from the Arabian and Indian tradition. As the hands and feet of women with henna are decorated for various festive occasions such as births, weddings, and circumcisions. The actual patterns are very important. They serve not only as an ornament, but have special meaning. You bring happiness, fertility, long life or protect against “the evil eye”.
Delicate, geometric henna patterns
The most beautiful among the henna patterns are the Indian. They are very delicate and detailed. You can see very often floral pattern, Payslies, peacocks, the happiness God Ganesh, as well as the bride and groom. Wedding hand decoration in India is very intense and almost without interruption. It is similar to a lace fabric. The patterns are usually compact, but also very fluent. They range from the tips of the fingers to the elbow.
“Mehndi Raat” in India of Mehndis after the name of the wedding ceremony – hot henna patterns. The intensity of the color of the Mehndis is also important. In some regions, States, the stronger the color of henna pattern will the more intense and deeper be also the love of the couple to each other.
Masterful, floral pattern
Meaning of the most common motifs:
Peacock – beauty
Swan – success
Flowers – joy, happiness
Birds – connection between heaven and Earth
New interpretation of traditional art
Butterfly – transformation, evolution of the soul
Paysley – fertility, happiness
Lotus Flower – purity, creativity, sensitivity
Vines, leaves – long life, devotion, energy
Today, this old tradition gaining popularity. Through the multicultural atmosphere of the cities, as well as by the increased mobility of people and the advanced communication technologies many traditions are widespread and modernized. As well the henna art. Be a proud part of this process and beautify your hands, feet or back with traditional or modern henna patterns. Finally these are only short-term skin decorations that you have to wear forever. Have fun searching for a pattern!
Peacock patterns and stylised Sun
Ancient and modern at the same time
Refined henna art
Girly with a gold Sheen
Mystique of the Orient
Magical and tender
Simple and playful
Decorated flowers and snow crystals with Rhinestones
Creative henna painting
Orient meets Gothic
Beautiful henna idea for summer