Mehndi

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Mehndi

  1. 1. MEHNDI
  2. 2. WHAT IS MEHNDI?Mehndi is the application of henna as a temporary form of skin decoration in India
  3. 3. WHY DO THEY DO IT? Mehndi is a ceremonial art form which originated in ancient India. Intricatepatterns of mehndi are typically applied to brides before wedding ceremonies.
  4. 4. HOW DO THEY DO IT?Henna paste is usually applied on the skin using a plastic cone or a paintbrush, but sometimes a small metal-tipped jacquard bottle used for silk painting (a jac bottle) is used.
  5. 5. DO THE DESIGNS MEAN ANYTHING?Traditional mehndi designs draw the sun on the palm, which in this way represents the mind.
  6. 6. SOME DESIGNS
  7. 7. WHAT WE ARE GOING TO DO:
  8. 8. STUDENT EXAMPLE

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