There are different styles of mehandi or henna and these are used for different ceremonies. The women find patience and time to decorate their arm, palm and feet with mehandi. These designs are mostly special for these women. The wedding ceremony sees brides decorated in ravishing and magnificent patterns. You can choose from these designs for your special day and mark the one that is best.
The picture portrayal
One of the quintessential parts of bridal mehndi is the portrayal of bride & groom images into the mehndi. The series of designs is then made around the mehndi to get the mehndi the desired attention. This pretty design depicts a little picture of the traditional ceremony of the marriage with a frame of mehndi motifs. The heart shape motif is then covered with a lot of details and flowers with fine lines, petals and more. The arms have been given distinctive designs in the form of a series of bands that are made of half circles, flowers and even net patterns. The dotted pattern particularly draws attention. The ending flower pattern on the arm is quite a beautiful patch to end with!
Bridal mehndi trail
Not a very heavy bridal mehndi but the floral trail is designed with precision to give this one a beautiful look. The circular flowers along with motifs bring in a special appearance along with the dotted trails that give a garland like feel to the hand. A lot of space is left blank to play with the shades and the fingers are giving a little line detailing too. This one is a pretty simple bridal floral design.
Traditional Bridal mehndi
Traditionally Indian Bridal mehndi includes a lot of picture depicting. The mehndi design here too has the portrayal of bride and groom, the peacocks on the arm, an elephant beautifully drawn on the hand and even an idol of the god. The smart use of blank spaces and dark lining makes an impactful appearance here. After the patch of portrayals is done, the hand is filled with certain patterns that are found typically in Indian Weddings. The writing of name and specially the powerful designs of deepened leaves leave an impact!
The Jewelry art
An Indian bride is associated with a lot of jewelry and thus mehndi is considered as one too. This pretty jewelry art design is very much in sync with the bridal feel. The haath phool or the hand jewelry is a pretty attraction with the long leaves, chains and a mehndi motif in the center. The entire design makes use of a lot of flowers and mehndi motifs in bands and trail formats. The leaf trail on the left-hand fingers is quite and art!
The religious art
A lot of Rajasthani touch is found in this mehndi design. The use of peacock motifs and the fusion of it with flowers bring about the wedding feel with perfection. The ends of the arms gather a lot of attention as it seems like a wedding progression. The bands and trails made have Rajasthani art and beauty to it. Paired with the main motifs are little flowers, whimsical art and linings to complete the area. The finger tips are left un-colored!
The auspicious treat
Picture the main attractions of an Indian wedding and you shall find it all in this pretty design. The water pot, leaves, peacock motifs, flowers and of course the portrayal of bride and groom in the form of male and female peacock on the arm. The design also has symbols of religion and ends up only making it all the more auspicious and engaging. This bridal design has a lot of thought going in it and is a piece of art to watch on a bride’s hand.
Traditional design in reddish brown mehandi
Brides try to wear ethnic designs for the wedding ceremony. This design is very graceful and ethnic to look at. The front and back of the hand is done is floral designs merged with paisley designs and small fine lines.
Peacock designs bring the elegance for the bride
The hands look artistic with the small fine designs and the netting. The design runs towards the elbow and the main motifs are peacock, circles and petals of flowers. There is perfect symmetry for the hands and the will look like the princess from the Rajasthan era with this mehandi design.
Punjabi design in black mehandi
The mehandi color is mainly black and it is touched with reddish brown color. The designs are mostly the Indian Kalka and half circles. The fingers are done with thick paste without any lines and give a permanent beauty.
Black mehandi complimenting the bride to be
Hands that are fair should be used as the background of black colored mehandi. This bridal design shows the effect such complexion may create. The designs are done in black mehandi and there are light brown color shades within the patterns. Ethnic motifs enhance the occasion in this design.
Stunning mehandi design with use of blank space
You will find use of small squares and half circles in this design for the bride. The curls and arches also are there to bring out the purity of the occasion. There are two colors and the dark brown one is the main color. There is the secondary color that is used for touching up the design to highlight the design.
Floral designs to welcome beauty and stability in life
The hands look gorgeous with this design and this is again done in reddish brown mehandi. This is not done with heavy lines like the Arabic designs but is done with fine lines. The small netting and use of half circles are done to decorate the hands for the auspicious day. The flower at the middle brings grace and is a pleasure for the eyes.
Strong lines for the bride to be
This one is done with strong lines and dark areas mark the contrast of the complexion of the bride to be. The top of the fingers are done with thick paste smeared on them and there is no design done. Patterns like floral petals and arches are there with peacock and small lines for netting. The hands together also form a complete pattern.
Royal designs for soft and beautiful hands
Hands that are young and soft will look gorgeous with such perfect finish of the designs. The petals, peacock motifs and lots of curls make the design so minute and graceful.
Bridal hands must be gorgeous and delicate
Hands of the bride will look delicate and charming with this design. The simple motifs of peacock and small squares with the blank area of the designs together form a complete effect.
Chess board pattern gloves with mehandi
The hands look different than the common designs as this is done with black and white combination like the chess board. The total hands are done in the same manner and this is innovative.
Simple patterns combine to add glory
This hand looks different with the small lines and bigger flower motifs. There is the kalka design in the center and the fingers have a snake like pattern.
Design is auspicous and peaceful
The design is again done in dark brown mehandi color and is interspersed with lighter shade of brown. There are nettings with small petals and lines and the petals and kalka form the sunrise effect on the hand.
Very delicate and complex design for bride
This one is done with thinner lines and there are small patterns done throughout the hands.
Mehandi designs like hand jewelry
The hands look appealing with the large motif of flower in the middle. This is considered good for any ritual.
Hands and feet are done in same design with crystals and colors
This is another bridal design where the hands and feet are done in the same manner to make them more appealing.