I am writing this article to answer those questions that my clients always ask me ”What is the difference between Arabic Henna design and Indian Intricate Henna design?” Below you will find a comprehensive explanation of both styles. You will also find description of a third henna style which is called “Indo-Arabic Henna style”. It is a stunning blend of both styles.
There are few more popular henna styles namely Moroccan Henna, Pakistani Henna, Afghani henna, Khaliji henna and Moghlai Henna. I will discuss them in another article
Arabic Henna Style
Arabic Henna Style contains bold lines, leaves and floral patterns. The design is more defined with spaces in between the design. Below are some illustrations of this henna style drew by Farah Syed of Leezee’s Henna Art
Indian Intricate Henna Style
On the other hand Indian Intricate Henna style is composed of repetitive lines and patterns without any gap in the design. The main design elements are peacocks and paisleys. Sometime it is combined with visuals of musical instruments and wedding scenes. Below are some pictures of Indian henna style drew by Farah Syed of Leezee’s Henna Art
Indo-Arabic Henna Style
Indo –Arabic henna style is getting popularity in North American and European brides. It is a beautiful combination of bold lines, leaves, flowers and intricate henna patterns. More than 50% of my brides choose this style to enhance their bridal beauty. Below are some examples of this style don by Farah Syed of Leezee’s Henna Art