Since the wedding season is in, here is a list of 15 best Arabic mehndi designs for your hands. A gorgeous ethnic outfit is incomplete without an equally gorgeous mehndi. Mehndi is not only for increasing the beauty but it also has a great cultural value. So why wait? This season, let your hands to all the talking.
Mehndi is temporary body art that every Indian girl adores. It is a paste from the plant Henna and it has body cooling properties. So apart from being a body cooler it is also an art. It is such a vital part of celebrations, be it weddings or Diwali or any other function. It is exciting to wear mehndi and the various designs always make our hearts flutter with joy. Well there are no ends to the number of designs and it does get hectic to come up with new design ideas every occasion and for large number of people.
As you can see, this design looks so appealing to the yes. The rose design below the palm looks artistic and the flowery design is just smoothly drawn from one side of the palm to the other and continues to the fingers.
This design is different in the way that the design seems consistent on both palms but is actually different. The intricate dots and little leafy designs look beautiful. The design on the fingers is not single design for each finger but is an overall design.
28Plain floral design
This is a fairly simple design. If you are looking for something uncomplicated and yet contemporary then design will suit your taste. The flower design creeps from the forearm and extends into the forefinger.
27The archway design
This design as you can see looks like an art in itself. The carvings on this design are spacious and graceful.
This is a typical Arabic design shown on the hand. The combination of flower and mango design looks exceptionally admirable. It is a single line design that will look good on anyone.
25Full elbow length intricate mehndi design
If you are in a mood to have a heavy design from elbow, this beautiful design will give everyone’s eye a treat. This mango and flower traditional design looks sumptuous and is pleasing to the eyes.
This intricate design on the whole of palm and arms looks beautiful and mesmerizing.
23Intricate peacock design
This design is pretty unique. It gives a two color feel to the design. It is a heavily intricate peacock design on the palm and the forearm adorned with shaded lotus flower and the burning fire design on the fingers.
22Beauty of intricateness
Henna has its roots in the land of lamps and carpets, and the tradition had been accepted and modified by South East Asia. Arabic mehendi designs augment the natural beauty of women, and adorn their hands and feet to make it look even more beautiful. This intricate red henna design is appropriate for weddings both for brides and bridesmaids. The use of wave like motifs at the very end of it, adds a slight Persian edge to it.
21Simple Arabic design with modern touch
Decorate the back of your hands, and celebrate the culture of applying mehendi to elevate your natural beauty with this simple henna design. The motifs of flowers and leaves used in the design make it appear very Arabic, with the half circles and straight lines incorporated add a touch of contemporariness.
20Traditional peacock designs
Part of a rich tradition, the peacock motifs have been used in Henna and mehendi designs all around the Middle East. This culture migrated into India with the Mughals, and is now adorned to be extremely auspicious and beautiful. This traditional peacock Arabic mehendi design is filled with motifs of peacock and its feathers. An intricate design, this Arabic mehendi is perfect for marriages and special festivals.
19Middle Eastern design
This gorgeous mehendi design has elements from the Middle East and is apt for newbie brides. The design incorporates a lot of trailing with stylish and small floral patterns, further beautified by connecting lines and dots. The beauty of this design is that its size can be altered with ease; it can be increased by repetition of similar pattern till the elbow.
18Floral pattern with checkered dots
Checkered dots add a contemporary touch to this ethnic floral mehendi design. Flowers are considered to be auspicious in several parts of the world and are used in almost all sacred rituals in Middle East and India. This floral Arabic mehendi design completed with checkered dots on the thumb and last three fingers is perfect for all traditional ceremonies.
17Tribal patterns with floral designs
Blending the old with the new has been a trend in almost every field, and this design is a perfect example of this. The traditional Arabic henna designs have been incorporated with simple tribal designs to create this unique mehendi look. With lots of straight lines and feather end of tribal hats etched onto your hands, this look is perfect for modern day women going for Indo Western looks.
16Simple floral shapes
This Arabic mehendi design is a bit scattered but is equally bold and beautiful. The flowers, diamonds, conches, dots and fine lines make this appear extremely vivacious. The design can be easily modified by changing the size of the flowers motifs used as central pattern for this style. Beginning with wavy lines and dots and ending on the fingers, this design is traditional and beautiful.
15Simplicity at its best
Arabic mehndi designs are so much popular because it does not always require a pro to create these designs. This design is a perfect blend example of simplicity with elegance. It has floral and arch like motifs covering the top of your hand. The free-flow pattern is reaching up to cover the wrists. A great design for every occasion.
This design looks like a ravishing bridal-jewellery. It is fully covering the hands with large clear floral pattern with plenty of curves and thin line works done inside. The pattern of the dots is the entire design a striking look. This is a fine combination of simple meets intricate.
13Intricacy meets beauty
If you wish to get a filled up design, this is a good choice for you. This mehndi work is like an essence of Arabic culture printed upon your hands. The minute details, thin lines, variety of patterns and the geometric motif covering your hand make it an irresistible choice.
Suitable for festivals like and ideal for wedding ceremonies, what makes this design unique is the exquisite combination of lace patterns decorating your wrists and circular pattern with complex works inside. Each finger has shading giving a perfect contrast. The design is bold and beautiful. Your hands are going to love this on them.
11Classy at its best
It is a charming design with complex floral motifs, intricate lines, shading at different places. Its geometrical pattern covering the wrist area is only adding to the sophistication of this classy Arabic design. Only an expert hand can do justice to this of designs.
This design is another fine example of Islamic art and tradition. This design combines semi-circular floral patterns with heavy inside work. The entire design is coving up from palm to wrist leaving many vacant spaces. The clarity of design is what makes this one unique and modern. If you to look both traditional and trendy, this should be your pick.
9The exquisite jail work
Jali form is a significant characteristic of Arabic mehndi designs. This mehndi in this picture is an example of gorgeous and classic jail work. It has a wholesome beauty to it. The fingertips are boldly shades with the similar pattern. The heart shape in the middle is traditional and adds to the gorgeousness of this design.
8Floral and ornamental
The delicate lotus leaf design in the middle of the hand demands to be the centre of attraction. The design looks like an ornament itself with a blend of leaf, floral pattern and simple motifs. Go for this design to light up your festive or wedding season.
7Accessorize yourself with fine jail work
This design is typically Arabic, stylish and mesmerizing. It has an excellent use of jail work with many empty spaces in between, providing clarity to intricacy. The pattern of interconnecting dots creates and amazing effect.
6Get inked with uniqueness
This Arabic style mehndi is comprised of vine patterns and dots. This design is an instant in any occasion. The scattered design and shading looks absolutely fantastic.
5Opt for something minimal
It is a stunning design to compliment your bridal make-up. This design has a minimalist approach with floral patterns creating an ornamental pattern. The design has detail work and needs precision of hands.
A classical design with modern touch! Here the flowers and the beetle leaves are arranged in a particular pattern. It is a very simple design to make. The best thing about it is its clarity. The pristine nature comes from the simplicity of the design.
3Various motifs and designs combined in one
Decorate your hands with this spectacular sharp, eye-catching design. It has traditional floral pattern with leaf designs combined with various type of shading and dot patterns.
2Complex yet creative
Love a bit more complex design? Then this design is the best for you. One hand’s design is slightly different from the others. The right hand has petal shapes, circular patterns with intricate lines and shading while the left hand has diamond shaped design curved with deep black henna.
1Especially for the gala day
It’s an ideal design for the wedding day. The free flow, gorgeous arch like, leaf and floral works reaching up to your wrist makes a fantastic impact.
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