9 Latest Punjabi Mehndi Designs That Exude Charm

Be it a wedding or a festival, henna is a huge part of Indian traditions. For unmarried girls, it is usually something that fascinates them and counts as a fashion accessory. But once you get married, henna becomes a part of your ‘solah shringar’ which are the sixteen adornments of a married woman. Since India has 29 different states, I think it is safe to say that there are various designs and patterns belonging to each different state. However, Punjabi mehndi designs are something that is not limited just to Punjab. They’re made up using various designs with lots of experiments. So if you’ve ever been fascinated by the Punjabi mehndi designs then you’ve come to the right place. Let us see the different patterns that you can opt for next time.

1. Peacock Art

Punjabi Mehndi Designs - Peacock Art

Peacock art Punjabi mehndi designs are normally chosen for a bride due to the detailing and space it covers on your arm. Artists often take their own liberty to draw out a peacock that suits the size and shape of your palm. Some choose to draw the peacock on the palm while others prefer the arm due to the length and available space.

2. Traditional Bridal Art

Punjabi Mehndi Design - Traditional Bridal Art

A traditional bridal art includes the most popular design – the Raja Rani. The Raja in Punjabi mehndi designs is shown in his traditional avatar with the turban and sword. The surrounding design includes a combination of various patterns.

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3. Full Arm Design

Punjabi Mehndi Designs - Full Arm Design

A Punjabi bride wears a ‘choorha’ which is a set of red, white and gold bangles, and that covers most of her arm. Therefore, her mehndi design usually goes up till above her elbows with a ‘netted pattern’ on the back of her hand.

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4. Wedding Art Design

Punjabi Mehndi Designs - Wedding Art Design

This is one particular design that is trending to replace the Raja Rani art to some extent. While most people prefer to have bride-groom design, some are now preferring to have a wedding scene drawn on their hands for their wedding. The Punjabi mehndi designs in this image show the ‘Pheras’ and ‘Doli’ scenes.

5. Peacock Design For The Feet

Punjabi Mehndi Designs - Peacock Design For The Feet

Peacocks drawn on the legs look extremely beautiful and elegant. It is also one of the Punjabi mehndi designs that many brides opt for. It is different from the traditional art in a way that it does not cover your skin entirely with henna and gives it a bit of some ‘breathing space.’

6. Checks And Leaves

Punjabi Mehndi Designs - Checks And Leaves

This design is suitable for festivals and is very easy to make at home. The ‘peepal leaf’ on the bottom and the darkened finger tips make it a very popular design. This checks also makes it easier to fill up gaps.

7. Minimal Bridal Design

Punjabi Mehndi Designs - Minimal Bridal Design

For brides who do not like a heavy henna design, this seems to be a perfect option. A light curvy design on the fingers gives it a different touch while still keeping in sync with the traditions. Some even like to add the darkened finger tips to give the design some variation.

8. Party Design

Punjabi Mehndi Designs - Party Design

If you have to go for someone else’s wedding function or if it’s a festival then this design can really make you stand out from the crowd. It is unique as it covers only half of your hand and brings a leaf line till the bottom.

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9. Paisley Design

Punjabi Mehndi Designs - Paisley Design

Paisley Punjabi mehndi designs are the easiest to experiment with. They can be made in smaller sizes or one in a big size to cover your hand. It is also one of the most common Punjabi mehndi designs used in weddings and festivals.

So these are our top 9 picks for Punjabi mehndi design. Remember, Punjabis traditions are full of life,  and that shows in their mehndi art too. Some even add a touch of artificial colours and glitter to the design too. Which one will you be picking for your wedding?

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