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Whether it is a wedding, any ceremony or any function in India, as sweets are gifted to one another, there is one thing that Indian women always do or we can say women in India always do. It is about drawing mehndi on their hands. Arabic Mehndi designs are more popular these days. Some who are more fashionistas type draw on their feet too. Mehandi is for every occasion in India, especially in weddings and its ceremonies. It is considered auspicious in both Hindu and Islamic culture. Though these days every bride prefer painting their hands and feet with mehandi.
According to some Hindu traditions, tales and folklore, when a bride’s mehndi goes darker, after drawing it, it means, it is said, that her going-to-be husband loves her more and she will also be loved by her in-laws. There are many different kinds of reasons and significances in history and ancient texts about mehandi that why it is drawn on hands and feet during a wedding, mehndibut no certainty in them, not any fixed one. But whatever it is, we don’t go into it now; while we present for you various types of Arabic Mehndi designs that you can try on your wedding whether on feet or hands, your choice. And even you can suggest to your friends also.
These simple Arabic mehndi designs are amalgamation of floral patterns and mandala designs mixed together and when put on hands and feet create awesome designs patterns that look intricate in first glance but are not when they are drawn by an experienced mehndi artist.
The beauty of this mehndi design lies in the circular placement of the floral motifson the back of the hand and on the finger tips. This type of mehendi looks best withmatte nail paint on.
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This minimalistic Arabic mehendi design has simplified floral motifs flowing from one side of the back side of the hand to the pinky finger. It is paired by a designer jaali pattern as well.
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This beautiful design has a modern touch to it, as it combines a variety of styles in themehndi. This spectacular minimalistic mehendi is making it really big and is one ofthe latest mehandi designs.
One of the most popular motifs is the jaali design, this jaali design is a net like pattern drawn in the mehandi. In this mehndi design, the jalli motif is made in multiple placesin an asymmetric way in the hand.
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This mehendi design has a big lace like pattern on the back of the hand, constituting a rose motif as the centre piece of the design. Moreover, this lace design goes up to the fingers to give off the Arabic mehendi look.
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In ring style mehndi design the main centre piece is the ring which is either made in the back or the front of the hand. The best part about this design is that, it is paired with beautiful string designs.
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In this the mehendi is made in any particular corner of the hand. This design is usually heavy and well detailed because it has to embellish one side of the hand being the Arabic style mehendi.
This pretty design is one of the trendiest mehendi style because of its appearance and the simplicity of the design. These simple mehndi designs are usually made on the wrist, on the back and front, and then they are further connected by a major motif.
In this design the henna is applied in a way that the designs appear to be hanging. The placement of these motifs is usually kept in the centre or the bottom of the hand.
This is a very unique style of applying mehendi, it gives off a look of wearing a fancy glove in the hand. In this the designs are made in a way that it covers the structure of the glove.
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When you see these Arabic mehandi designs, you will notice how nicely and aesthetically stars, leaves, hanging bells, rangoli patterns, and peacock feather pattern mehndi designs are drawn simply on brides’ hands. These Arabic mehendi designs are inspired from different elements of nature where simplicity is.
In these type of Arabic mehandi designs, the designs are applied in a symmetrical way and are very eye catching because of their geometrical look. But this has to be made very cautiously to achieve the well balanced look.
This mehendi is beautified with a series of hanging bells that appear to be hanging from the detailed jaali design.
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In this type of mehendi, the designs are laid in a way that the chief motifs are highlighted by thickly applied henna, giving a bold look to the overall design.
This type of mehendi has a repetitive motif all over the mehandi design. It is also paired with a simple center piece to balance the repetitive designs.
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This design is the traditional style of making the Arabic mehendi, if you want to avoid tacky motifs then this can be a good choice.
This mehendi is made with a combination of fine and bold lines, to give a proper structure to the design.
The main emphasis of the mehendi over here is on the big peacock motif that moves from one side to another.
Nobody can avoid a clean and beautifully made Arabic mehndi design, and this diagonal floral imprint is one of those designs!
This mehendi highlights the beauty of the rose and covers the hand with the freshness of the flower.
This beautifully made mehendi design covers the corners of the hand and gives off a very harmonious look because of the symmetry.
The heavy type of Arabic mehendi covers most of the palm or back of the hand with a variety of motifs in one single design.
In this type of designs the mehandi is applied in a band of designs. It appears to be very minimalistic and classy.
This type of Arabic mehendi designs is made of the jaali design to embellish the hand.
This type of mehendi divides the hand into two parts and embellishes both the parts in a different way. One side is usually kept heavy and the other is kept lighter than the other to balance the mehendi.
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These Arabic mehndi designs when you closely see look like they are inspired by Indian hathphool designs that are worn during weddings and functions because these all mehndi designs resemble them. One can get inspirations for designs from anywhere, that’s the beauty.
In this the mehendi is applied on the back of the hand and has a jaali motif decorated with roses.
This mehendi is embellished in a way that appears as a net lace and gives off an elegant vibe.
In this the mehandi design is applied in a way that it appears as a very pretty jewellery attached with strings.
Here the mehendi is applied in the middle of the backhand and the designs majorly consist of similarly made flowers.
This type of mehendi is applied on the back of the hand and it is applied on only a few fingers together, usually connecting to the wrist.
Another way to beautify your finger is by embellishing your index finger with the mehendi designs.
This heavy mehandi design on the backhand has decorative heavy frames as the Arabic motifs.
This pretty mehendi design has two alternate jaali designs on the alternate fingers paired up with the strings of motifs.
This beautiful design comprises a necklace structured mehendi design as the chief pattern.
This motif is made in the back of the hand in a way that it highlights the beautiful structure of the hands.
This design consists of the swirly motifs in the back of the hand, flowing from top to bottom.
This heavy mandala mehandi is made right in the middle of the hand and further paired with a heavy wrist designs.
In this back hand mehendi design, the henna is applied in a way that it twists to the index finger very beautifully.
Arabic mehndi designs for full hand means you whole hands get covered with it. For these Arabic mehandi designs, the inspiration is taken from mandalas, hathphool, floral and leaves patterns, birds’ pattern and it is a mixture of Chinese and Indian designs.
This unique back hand mehendi design encompasses around big and highlighted hearts. It is complemented with the designs on the wrist.
In this design a haathchakkar is made right in the middle of the hand, it is supposed to be symmetrical and made with the utmost precision.
This decorative latest mehndi design is a combination of various twirling and free flowing designs, the curves of the mehendi provides the elegant look.
This is a sectional Arabic mehendi design which is divided into the peacock and rose patterns. These motifs are made in sections to give off the Arabic mehendi look.
One of the most popular traditional mehendi motif is this the cashew designs. This type of mehendi uses the shape of the cashew to beautify the hand.
Who doesn’t like flowers? Everyone, and almost all of the mehndi designs are inspired by different flower patterns, and Arabic mehndi designs also. So if you want to draw different floral pattern, just take inspiration from another flower.
This graceful mehendi design highlights the haathchakkar with realistic leaves. The best part is the balance created with the addition of jaali mehndi design on the fingers.
The highlight of this mehendi design is the beautifully bloomed marigold design on the side of the back hand. Here, because of the heavy Arabic design, the fingers are left undersigned.
This is the easy sunflower Arabic mehendi which catches the eye to the big sun flower centre piece, it is also made on the finger tips.
This is a minimalistic approach to get the beauty of sunflower in the mehendi, paired with minimalistic designs.
This simple mehndi design has a variety of flowers and is attached with strings of mehendi.
This mehendi pattern has a lot of sections, solely for highlighting the decorative jaali designs.
This beautiful mehendi has floral imprints with a band of lacy designs to outline the jaali design.
This mehendi has a beautiful rose flower embellished with the designer jaali design.
This is the bold and trendy design that is a composite of a variety of a variety of motifs like- bold creeper and detailed leaves.
Sometimes girls just don’t want to go full hand for mehndi, they only want to draw mehndi on fingers that look ethnic, classic and modern too. So if you only want to paint your fingers in mehndi, then these are the simple Arabic mehndi designs for fingers that you can try. Patterns of hanging bells, butterflies, and wind chimes you can notice in it.
This is the beautifully embellished finger tipmehendi design, it goes pretty well with the jewelleries.
It is a minimalistic and cute ring mehendi motif design which has two bell hanging from it.
One of the trendiest designs, this design is made on the sides of the finger and the chief motif here is the delicate heart.
This string mehendi is a type of jewelry design which is paired with multiple abstract mehendi designs on the fingers.
This design is embellished on the thumb to beautify the fingers and give a minimalistic tattoo effect.
These simple mehndi designs swirl up in the edges of the fingers and highlight the curves of the hands.
This is a very common jewellery design for the back of the hand. It gives a very elegant vibe to the hand due to the abstract designs.
This is a finely made finger mehendi that occupies the space of the fingers and embellishes the top.
Similar to the above point, in this design the fingers are decorated with the jaali pattern, ending with floral blossoms.
A fluttering butterfly can defeat all the Arabic mehndi designsand this picture is a proof of it.
This simple mehendi design is the representation of an elegant creeper with fresh abstract flowers.
This is another creeper design but with a unique boldly applied henna, this highlights the basic motifs and gives a very pretty look.
Arabic simple mehndi designs are not only for hands. They are for legs too. These mehndi leg designs are gorgeous and simply awesome. These mehndi designs are also inspired by mandala, floral patterns, regional paintings and others. You feel like you have worn the Cinderella shoes.
This is a design that highlights the toe fingers with beautiful jaali designs backed by the lace work od rose designs.
This is a jewellery look that is made on the feet. The symmetry of the mehndi design is paired with a sequence of motifs on the toe fingers.
Another beautiful example of the mandala art in mehendi is this design. This look gives off an exceptionally beautiful traditional look, paired with fancy designs in the toe fingers.
One of the simplest design to master is the jaali design, and if backed with a designer pattern then it can give off a very gorgeous look.
This mehendi design covers the toe fingers with the ring like designs that are matched with the detailed rose mehendi designs.
The Arabic mehendi design is made of beautiful flowery designs that flow from top to bottom to complete the look.
This is ankle band design is a very unique and gorgeous way to apply henna. The lace design follows the curves of the feet.
Similar to the image above, this mehendi design also covers the ankle but in a very elegant and minimal way.
If someone asks you where is your heart? Then logically your answer definitely will be……..you know what we want to say. But pragmatically if you answer this question then your heart or your love is your going-be-husband, for whom you can draw these beautiful heart-shaped mehndi designs. Different hearts designs mehndi that you can have on your hands to express your love. Even you can put your names or wedding date there.
This is a graceful personalised mehndi design with the wedding date decorated in between of the hand in a sweet and cute heart.
This is a simple and sober design of a flower designed on the back of the hand as a minimalistic mandala design.
This kind of mehendi does not have that much motifs, except some repetitive patterns that highlight a design.
These centre pieces are most suitable for kids as they are easy to make and don’t require a lot of expertise.
Moroccan mehndi designs is the beautiful mehendi design that encompases all the geometrical designs and brings out clarity in the mehendi.
This mehendi design has heart frames as the chief designs, they are spread all over the hand to embellish the palm and wrist.
This is a heart like lock with a key hanging from it, if you want to highlight your love through mehendi, then this is the best way to do so.
This is a decorative heart paired with a flower on top and many more swirly designs.
All the latest mehndi designs encompass the heart motif in the mehendi, surrounded by series of decorative designs.
This is a mehendi style that revolves around the geometrical excellence and aesthetics. In this image the mandala design is paired with a very beautiful peacock as the centre piece.
This imprint has a less complex structure and is easy to make, moreover the focus of this design is to draw the eye onto one major motif.
If you are looking something apart from Arabic mehndi designs then here are the animal birds’ patterns are also popular in mehndi designs. These are peacock mehndi designs that you can have on your hands and legs during your wedding days and whenever you want. You can also call them mehndi tattoos. They are different shapes and sizes with admixture of other designs.
In this style of mehendi the major motif is a representation of a peacock with its heavy feathers all over the feet.
Just like the peacock mehendi designabove, this design is made on the fingers and on the back of the hand.
Unlike the other peacock imprints, this design is a well-made and beautifully defined Arabic mehendi.
This Arabic peacock design is embellished with various types of simple motifs in and around it, these small additions beautify the hand.
One of the gorgeously made designs, this mehendi is applied with a lot of precision. The thin lines paired with the bold lines, add a beautiful side to the mehendi.
If you want classy yet simple mehndi designs on your hand then this can be a really good choice because it is minimalistic and attractive to look at.
If you are planning to make easy Arabic designs then this should suffice your search as it can beautify the fingers and hands equally.
Here the alluring peacock motif is made in a way that it seems like, it’s sitting with its tail up in the wrist.
Here, the mehendi designs are divided into two symmetrical parts, but the highlight is the elegantly imprinted heart in between.
This simple mehndi design is made on the ankle in a way that the feathers of the peacock fill up the space beautifully.
You have always seen your mother drawing Indian traditional mehndi designs whenever any occasion comes and you also sometimes. Drawing, again and again, the same thing bores. So nowadays brides are going for Arabic mehndi designs, which are simple in designs, not much intricate and other reason is they are getting more popular. These mehndi designs have its roots in Persia, though already popular in Oman, Qatar and Bahrain, it has also become a trend in India. And apart from all, everyone around the world loves it whether in the Middle East, Asia, European countries. And nowadays girls also flaunt these mehndi designs as a style statement. Even though normally girls use them on hands and feet but if you consider yourself a queen of fashion or a trendsetter, you have your choices wherever you want to draw them on your body! In old times, mehndi designs were used as a way of body decoration, and as time continuously passes, it became a wedding tradition.
Dull minds definitely don’t want to know about it but smart ones are always curious about anything and they always think “from where something came or origin?” Mehndi art originated some 9000 years ago in Asia and some parts of the Middle East. We don’t claim this fact but it is said. At that time it was not used for decorating hands and feet while because of its cooling properties it was used (still is). Those who lived in deserts, they used it to cool down their body temperature. As time changes, it went to other parts of this world, and gradually Arabic Mehndi designs became popular because of as I above told you, its simplicity and elegance.
Free Flowing: Arabic style mehndi is about free flow as wind flows freely. It consists of simple designs patterns like birds, flowers, leaves, vines and any other simple designs that belong to nature. On the other hand, Indian mehndi designs are intricate and focused till below the wrist also. Former is concentrated on palms.
Scattered Patterns: Usually there are scattered patterns in Arabic mehndi designs means they are more spread and also include dots. On the other hand, these mehndi designs take less time and chosen by those brides who want to go minimalist.
Not Intricate: These designs also take less time and dry quickly without taking much time while intricate designs take overnight time. Oh, you have to wait long hanging your hands here and there.
Color Variations: Another great feature of these designs is that when they get dried, they give colors in variations like maroon, black, light, dark orange, semi-dark yellow because of the shading effects given to it.
We think that a little knowledge you have taken while reading our blog about Arabic mehndi designs. We have told you approx everything whatever information we could get. Now it is about types of Arabic Mehndi designs that we are going to tell you:
Indo-Arabic Mehndi Designs: it is the mixture of both including Arabic style and Indian style. Indo Arabian mehndi designs go with bold outline filled with detailed Indian pattern.
Arabic Tattoo Mehndi: these are predefined mehndi designs stickers that you can directly apply on your palms. Though these are not long lasting but useful for those who want beautiful designs and are in hurry too. There are varieties of them you can buy in market and best for those girls who always want something on their hands printed.
Though there is no any specific season for mehndi if you want to have it on your palms. If you want it you can have it but mostly it is applied during big festivals in India like Diwali, Karva Chauth, Raksha Bandhan and Eid including at the time of weddings. So flaunt whatever designs you want to flaunt of Arabic Mehndi designs and of any type you want on any occasion you want. For your ease, here are Arabic Mehandi designs patterns images from where you can take ideas for your next design.
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By Anushri Adhikary | 08 May, 2020
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