20 Indian Mehendi Designs to Try


Here comes the king of all mehendi styles! India is a melting pot of cultures. It is known for unity in diversity. And, same reflects in henna designing patterns of India. It is a considered as an emblem of good fortune in almost every part of India but its patterns vary culture to culture. This variance of Indian mehendi designing propelled us to document an article which could comprise the finest henna patterns from across India. Check the list of 20 Indian mehendi Designs which you must try –


1. Hands and feet full of henna is the identification an Indian bride! This bridal mehendi design is made with Marwari pattern. Known as Dulha-dulhan henna designing, this pattern has caricatures of bride and groom.

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2. Mehendi and Music, these two are the soul of grand Indian weddings. And, we do not hesitate to show our music fervor in mehendi designing too. Look at the pair of Tabla (Indian Musical Instrument) in the design.

Indian Mehendi Designs

3.  The mindful game of chess was innovated in India. Therefore, we leave no opportunity to show it to the world. The black and white blocks of chess pattern (nicely made inside the paisley motif ) manifold the beauty of the henna pattern.

Indian Mehendi Designs


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4. Like Arabic henna artists, Indians too include vines in their mehendi designing but here those creepers are complemented by pretty fillers. Have a look on this intricate henna designing for feet which looks wonderful with pretty vine-like motifs on top.

Indian Mehendi Designs

5. Betel leaf motif is too popular in India. Giving a lovely twist to this adorable motif, this bridal henna offers glimpse of a traditional Indian mehendi designing.

Indian Mehendi Designs

6. This mehendi design is a brilliant example of Rajsthani henna pattern. Peacock motifs and geometrical shapes of this design can be easily found in Rajsthani jewels too.

Indian Mehendi Designs

7. Indian motif in Arabian flavor! India’s famous mango motif or paisley designing goes exquisite here in Mediterranean vine shape.

Indian Mehendi Designs

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8. Complementary henna designing! A beautiful example of Marwari mehendi art in which one hand’s henna pattern complements another hand’s henna pattern.

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9. Vines used in Indian mehendi designing is quite different from those of Arabian designing. Adorn your feet with traditional Indian plant creeper henna patterns!

Indian Mehendi Designs

10. Indian henna patterns look pretty on almost every part of your body. This lovely design crafted on the belly button is suitable for modern you!

Indian Mehendi Designs

11. The variance in Indian henna designing is clearly visible here. This creative henna pattern is an adorable mix of Rajsthani, Gujrati and modern henna styling.

Indian Mehendi Designs

12. On the world map, Indian brides makes a distinctive appearance. Their hands and feet filled with henna make them look different. When henna is your USP then why to go simple with that? This design is real identification of a true Indian bride.

Indian Mehendi Designs

13. You are not a bride and you do not want hands filled with henna patterns… How about this design. A typical Indian flower and leaf pattern is simple and sweet.

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14. Sparkled henna is today’s inception. When this modern mehendi designing is mixed together with traditional Indian mehendi designing, it becomes dazzling…

Indian Mehendi Designs

15. How about the idea of making a Rangoli design on the background part of your hand? Idea sounds tempting to me, what do you say?

Indian Mehendi Designs

16. This Gujrati mehendi pattern can rule over any brilliant modern art piece… It has peacock motifs. Can you find that?

Indian Mehendi Designs

17.  A big flower, blocks and motifs – this makes a true Indian mehendi design.

Indian Mehendi Designs

18.  Bangle or kangan style mehendi designing is very popular in Indian henna arts. Artist has given a modern touch to an authentic bangle styled mehendi design with glitters.

Indian Mehendi Designs

19. In India, fashion gets loads of feeders from bollywood. The largest cinema industry of the world is the flag bearer of Indian fashion. Therefore, a lot of girls opt for henna designs which are showcased by actresses in movies. This one is a good example.

Indian Mehendi Designs

20. Religious signs hold an important place in mehendi designing in this nation. So, you’ll find many women and girls with henna patterns with religious signs drawn on their hands.

Indian Mehendi Designs

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Anushakti Tarkeshwar Singh

Anu Shakti Singh is a writer by nature and profession who shows equal perfection in carrying off a mother’s responsibility as well as a fashionista’s garb.