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Indian Mehndi Designs
Indian mehndi designs are the most famous designs around the world. It is also highly popular among the brides for its creative beauty, presentation. In India, mehndi is also associated with the word "luck;" some people consider it as symbol of good luck and charm. Similar to other countries, Indian mehndi designs are also applied on special occasions like weddings, festivals, etc.
This art is also referred to as henna tattoo or mehndi tattoo. In Indian style of mehndi designs, the different patterns, flowers, leaves, paisley [mango shape], curves lines, dots etc. are used with keeping in mind the Indian touch to it. The designs are quite complicated with a lot of thin drawings that covers 90% of hands and legs. And, since it is quite difficult to maintain accuracy and thinness, only professional mehndi designers can do perform it well.
Indian style of mehndi designs is most popular and loved by the brides. In Indian weddings there is an important role of henna, in fact, a special ceremony named after this art as "mehndi." This day is a pre-wedding ceremony organized on the same day of wedding. On this ceremony the mehndi is applied on the bride’s hands and legs and it is mostly celebrated in the bride’s home or in a banquet hall.