Latest Arabic mehndi designs for hands

Peacocks, roses, exotic trellises and exquisite Arabic jali work features prominently in these designs. Some of them are offset with brilliant colours like emerald green, blue and fuchsia to enhance their look. Jewellery like rings, thumb rings and bangles look very nice when paired with Arabic Mehndi design running through the hand. The designs of Arabic Mehndi follow curves, domes and arches which gently sweep across the skin.

Here are a few designs to inspire your mehndi or even draw the exact design you actually like.

45One-sided floral mehndi with leafy designs on the fingers

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This one sided floral design will be best suited if you are not looking for an overly done design. The leafy designs on the fingers add to the charm of the design.

44Complimenting duo

The designs are different on both hands but as evident; complement each other, just like you and your beau! This design is different and simple design.

43Backhand floral

This backhand design is flowery and splendid. It is simple with leaf drop design on the fingers and an amazing flower and leafy cross over design on the palm.

42The Arabic Touch

The design reminds you of the Arabic arts and styles. The hands have been kept clean with beautiful art work on the either sides. The lovely floral designs go with short salwars and Indo western dresses. They seem perfect for small parties and functions.

41The Diagonal Beauty

The highlight of this design is that it has been done keeping in mind the gaps and angles. The diagonal work with floral designs in between gives you a fresh look. This season, pair it up with your favorite lehenga to rock the dance floor.

40The blue beauty

As pretty as it gets, the blue dots give the mehendi pattern a different edge. The second design is a floral pattern, beautifully filled with leaves and dots. The shades in between and the finishing of the mehendi reflects the efforts of the designer.

39The perfect picture

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Less of a pattern, more of a masterpiece, both the designs look absolutely stunning. The intricate work and the well-maintained pattern make you stand out in the crowd. The first design would suit a person with thin hands while the second would look better on wider hands.

38The hanging magic

The first mehendi design is uncommon and beautiful. The design seems to be hanging from the fingers all the way to the palms and the wrist. The second design looks classy and subtle. Clean work with intricate patterns and shades complete the design.

37The knitted flowers

The mehendi designs remind us of knitting all over the hand with flowers carefully adjusted all over it. The second design is more of petals and finger work. The middle of the hand has been kept clear with work on the sides.

36The bold and beautiful

For women who want to make a statement, these patterns are the way. The first mehendi plays with colors. The dark and the lighter shades have intermingled to create a magic on the hands. The second one looks bold and beautiful paired with the perfect shade of nail color.

35The small and sweet

These designs look good on short hands. A rather traditional design has been maintained along with intricate work in the middle. The mehendi will remind you of the nineties fashion, which is trending nowadays.

34The swift magic

These designs are perfect for ladies who like keeping it simple but compact. The designs look niche and well-drawn. The leaf drawn in the middle deserves a special mention as it holds the life of the whole design with the connecting lines holding them.

33Floral shades

The first design might look easy but has a lot of effort put in it. The shades are perfect with floral designs and knitted work. The second design is much of a quickie that looks absolutely professional and nice.

32The upper hand

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Women who are a bit doubtful regarding applying mehendi on the other side of the hand, these designs would probably look better than the one done on your palms. Perfect gaps and designs complement each other with an extension that looks beautiful.

31The dotted mehendi

As the name suggests, you would notice that special importance has been given to the dots on the mehendi. The designs have been stretched perfectly with little dots all over the hand. The repeated flower work looks beautiful and reflects a consistency in the entire pattern.

30The homely mehendi

These patterns are easy to do but it is difficult to achieve the perfection as they have done here. Simple lines and curves with beautiful symmetrical flowers. The shades used show the artsy work of the designer. Pair it with small finger rings to enhance the look.

29The crisscross mehendi

The first design has lines running across each other reflecting the love between two souls. The second shows their strength and love with beautiful patterns and a solitaire that compliments it.

28The traditional touch

As it is very evident from the second design, the design has been inspired from our classic and traditional work of art. The first one has been made using thick mehendi cones, carefully filling the leaves and designing the flower in between. It looks no less than a beautiful creeper plant full of flowers that has come up your hands.

27The Checker mehendi

If you take a look at the designs, you will find checker patterns carefully knit with floral print. The special work on the fingers compliments the whole look. The design can be paired well with sarees and colorful dupattas.

26The edgy pattern

The mehendi has been concentrated on the sides of the palms and hands. The floral prints and the interlinked fine lines look fabulous on thin hands. You can extend the design by using parallel or repeated patterns. The shades add to the beauty of the entire design.

25The chain mehendi

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As you can see from the patterns, the mehendi design has been made in form of a chain of flowers. One following the other, the pattern has been beautifully decorated with circular patterns. You can add shades to the flowers in order to enhance the look.

24The bridal look

Perfect for weddings and mehendi ceremonies, the first design has been beautifully spread across the palms to the wrists up to the arms. A rather subtle one, some space has been left on the palms to highlight the design on one side. The peacock design is a common specialty of mehendis depicting the prosperity in the bride’s married life.

23One finger magic

As you can notice from the mehendi patterns, the whole mehendi has been started from a single finger which then spreads out to the wrists. The circular structures with flowers in between look perfectly designed with little bit of work around the nails.

22The suhagan mehendi


As they say, red is the bride’s color. So is her mehendi. The red mehendi brings out a lovely look on the bridal hands. The fingers have been beautifully colored along with alternate work on the arms.

21The masterpiece

The first design looks like a work of art. The color has something new and fresh about it. It is not very huge but beautifully crafted on the hands and fingers. The second mehendi is a simple one with flowers and patterns. However, you need special expertise to master this kind of patterns.

20The blessed hands

The hands look fabulous with green and red mehendi. Perfect use of palms with designs on the sides and the area in the middle, carefully leaving out a bit of space to make the patterns more evident. The finger work is worth praising as they have completed the look of the design.


Jugalbandi, or a perfect mixture of both the colors, this mehendi makes a statement with the two kinds of shades used to decorate the hand. The second is more of an extended mehendi with patterns and curves. Wear it with confidence to be the limelight of the party.

18The Sketch

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Less of a mehendi design and more of a sketch, the second mehendi design looks perfect with its shades and colors. The finger work is the highlight of this design. The first one has been made with repeated circular structures and has been replicated in the other fingers as well.

17The diversity

This mehendi, as the name goes, has diverse patterns on each of the fingers. It showcases the different beautiful phases of a relationship a bride is getting into. The second mehendi looks subtle and classy with vertical work on the wrist.

16The Pahari Mehendi

The mehendi design that soothes your eyes is here. The designs have been given a hilly feel with checks and floral patterns. The second mehendi is filled with artistic floral prints and curved lines running all over the hands and the fingers. These designs are perfect for any ring ceremony or sangeet ceremony you are going to attend this season.

15The trend of the season

It is always great to follow the trending designs. These designs look traditional with a tinge of today’s trend. Compact and classy, the mehendi has a lot of content and art work that is reflected in the intricate designs.

14Pure love

They say, the depth in the color of your mehendi reflects the love you share with your partner. These mehendis can be a perfect example of that. The first design depicts a peacock, symbol of stability and love. The second design depicts the beauty of your relationship in form of flowers and lovely patterns.

13The Queens’s hands

The designs and the intricate work will make you feel nothing less than a Queen herself. Sharp structures and fine lines make it perfect for any wedding or special occasion. The second mehendi has perfect check designs with intricate floral work of the wrists. Pair it up with your Indian attire and shine this wedding season.

12Alluring, mehendi patterns in Arabic style

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This design with its recurring patterns and shapes is gorgeous to look at. It doesn’t have the traditional heavy designs and work but it still manages to be equally charming and pretty. Perfect for any occasion or reason. Look how magnificently the design escalates downwards from the forefingers and then proceeds towards the wrist reaching all the way to the elbows. The patterns are simple and clean. You can easily make out the floral patterns and unusual geometric shapes in the mehendi design. Give it a try and see how it works out for you.

11Backside intricate mehendi design in Arabic patterns

If you want to make the backside of your hand look pretty, then this is the choice you should make ladies. The design starts from the forefinger and ring finger, it then slowly proceeds to cover the back of your hand in its floral patterns. Beautiful patterns of small leaves and geometric shapes make it even more exciting. The mehendi design finishes off with a trail of leaves. Only two fingers have the touch of mehendi. The thumb and little finger have no design, which makes it even more exciting.

10Floral pattern mehendi designs

The most attractive part of this Arabic style mehendi design is that it covers every bit of the palm yet manages to leave the spaces. Different and unique floral patterns along with lines, dots and curves all over the palm makeup the design. Each finger has a different pattern. This work of art is perfect for occasions and festivals. The mehendi finishes in a dramatic, diagonal style with different patterns.

9Backside bewitching Mehendi design

The rich black hue of this Arabic pattern mehendi design is gorgeous. The patterns of the mehendi starts from the backside of the forefingers and spreads out on the hand. It beautifully takes care of the wrist with its floral patterns and lines. Each finger has been paid attention to with the delicate work of lines, curves and patterns.

8Full-Hand Mehendi design in Arabic style

This mehendi is the perfect demonstration of the Arabic style. Covers each finger individually with beautiful patterns and lines. The intricate work of the mehendi starts from the end of the forefinger. This design plays perfectly with the space in your hand. The many exciting and mesmerizing patterns and shapes make the whole mehendi design. This mehendi is perfect for brides. The elaborate and decorative design reaches all the way to the elbows.

7Minimalistic, backside floral pattern

A very common type of design that is appreciated by every lady. Starting from the backside of the forefingers it diagonally comes down to the wrists. The multiple floral patterns are made in a very concentrated manner. The other four fingers have the touch of minimalistic patterns on them. Leaves along with different other styles makes it a very noticeable design for everyone.

6Floral design patterns in arabic mehndi

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The floral shapes recur in a unique geometric pattern that covers a large part of the hand. Note the pattern on the back and front of the hands with flowers and leaves beautifully shades.


This is another floral pattern moving up towards the shoulders in a gentle artistic manner. It is a design opted for the bride’s hands.


Feminine grace and elegance will get a tenfold boost if the  hands and palm  are decorated with this awesome and pure girlish flower mehndi. The beauty of the large floral patterns made along the length of the wrist and elbow gets enhanced by  the vacant space left all around them. The net work on the fingertips too look pretty too.

5Contemporary tapestry designs of arabic mehndi

This  is  fine intricate  mehndi design that is  traditional middle –east tapestry artwork . It is  a great design for the bride .


This is another middle-east  artwork combined with modern tapestry design. The designs on both the hands are different. The bracelet and bangle design in mehndi is bringing richness to the hands. The beauty of the hands will enhance with the jewelry worn by the bride.


This is another interpretation of traditional Arabic mehndi design combining fine middle-east artwork with modern tapestry design. These designs give an ornamental effect and enhance the jewelry and costume worn with it. 

4Arabic mehndi designs with studded stones

There is a  trend to  use sequins, glitters and embellishments in Arabic mehndi designs. These make the design look gorgeous when put on full hands of the bride.  One of the main characteristic of the Arabic mehndi designs is the use of sequins and glitters.

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This is a beautiful design with mehndi in different colors and colorful stones studded , giving the hand a unique beauty.


This is another Arabic full hand in different colors of mehndi. Note the green, blue, red colored stones adding beauty to the hand. These designs are simple to make but the gems on them last only for an evening. The design is trailing down the hand in graceful curves and arches.


This is a simple Arabic design with a single motif on the palm. The beauty of the motif is enhanced by the colors, form and the shining jewels on it.

3Simple flowing arabic mehndi designs

Arabic designs are not very complex and  a simple pattern flows throughout the hand. Modern brides like to put these designs because they look gorgeous and beautiful and do require much time or patience.  These designs gel in with a range of festive outfits right from Anarkalis to Sharara to Lehenga to Saree. Modern girls also wear full hand Arabic Mehndi with contemporary outfits like Palazzo Kurti, designer saree gowns and long skirt-tops.

This is a simple net design covering the whole hand in continuation of the pattern from the fingers to the mid arm. Flowers and paisley motifs are used  on the edges and middle to add beauty.


This is an  easy Arabic design with spiral motifs trailing up the arms  giving a gorgeous and elegant look.


This is a similar design like the previous , but made in a different pattern. The motifs have been shaded  with a different color  mehndi. This design requires very little time and patience. 

2Arabic mehndi with scattered patterns

The Arabic design is synonymous with scattered patterns and looks more spaced out when compared to the African and Indian henna designs. 

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The beauty of this design lies in its simplicity .Note the vivid chain of large floral patterns made on the palm and also the tiny scattered floral patterns. The bel and jali work on the fingers too look utterly beautiful. 


This a typical floral Arabic simple pattern accompanied with dots in vacant spaces on the palm. Note the complete look of the flower on closed fingers.


This is a sweet simple flower and  leaves design  on the palm of the hand accompanied by lines dots strokes and curves . The fingers thumb and back of the hand are left empty following the basic characteristic of leaving space in Arabic mehndi.

1Some unusual arabic mehndi designs

This is an unusual Arabic mehndi pattern with a peacock motif in the middle. The small details on the palm and finger highlights the motif. There is bangle like design done on the wrist.


Another unusual design made in intricate artwork is seen on the wrist and fingers connected by just few dots.


This is unique pattern starting in an intricate way from the palm and moving to the back of the hand with simple curves dots and lines on the wrist, on the back of the hand and on the fingers in a very elegant way.

Conclusion–The unique characteristics of Arabic mehndi design include:

  • Free flowing character –The Arabic style of applying henna is quite flowing in
  • Scattered patterns–Arabic design is synonymous with scattered patterns and looks more spaced out when compared to the African and Indian henna designs.
  • External additives and color—Stones, gems glitter and color add beauty to the Arabic mehndi
  • Suitable for all occasions is in demand in the modern times. It is applicable on all occasions.
  • Perfect with bridal wear—Modern brides love to opt for Arabic mehndi designs for their special occasion.