Henna Pattern – Tradition, Meaning, Fashion Trend

Editor   May 4, 2015   Comments Off on Henna Pattern – Tradition, Meaning, Fashion Trend

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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


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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

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Meaning of the most common motifs:

Peacock – beauty

Swan – success

Flowers – joy, happiness

Birds – connection between heaven and Earth

New interpretation of traditional art

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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

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Ancient and modern at the same time

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Refined henna art

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Girly with a gold Sheen

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Mystique of the Orient

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Magical and tender

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Simple and playful

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Decorated flowers and snow crystals with Rhinestones

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Creative henna painting

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Orient meets Gothic

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Beautiful henna idea for summer

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