Have you ever thought, what makes mehendi
Various traditions and interesting accessories associated with this event makes it all too special. Be it a simple henna design, or a bride entering under decorated dupatta, these accessories are what make the event colorful and a memorable one. There used to be a time when a simple ‘dholki’ was the focal point of mehndi event. However, with the passage of time, more accessories have gained this status. Let’s read on to find out those accessories that you won’t resist keeping in your mehndi event.
Mehendi event is the only opportunity to flaunt the natural beauty with floral jewelry. Given the nature of the event, the bride chooses to stay simple and wears floral jewelry consisting of a flower bracelet or ‘gajra’, earnings and head jewelry. Most of the brides prefer to wear Jasmine and marigold.
This event is incomplete without this traditional accessory. ‘Dholki’, a vital mehndi event accessory, is also a traditional ‘musical instrument’ used in Mehendi function. One of the female relatives beats dholki and rest of the girls sing songs with its beat. It is easily available in the market and is quite affordable.
Mehendi is a vital accessory for mehndi event, not only for the bride but for all the ladies attending the event. Apart from applying henna designs on bride’s hands, Mehendi trays or ‘thaali’ are decorated with candles and rose petals.
While there is a big planning that goes into the entire event, there is something to make guests happy, and that is giveaways or, say, gifts! These gifts may be wrapped up in beautiful packing or presented in small decorated baskets or pouches. The gifts could include bangles, rings, bracelets, or even sweets with nuts and chocolates- a great idea to thank everyone!
Who can forget this vintage and much loved mehndi accessory- sticks or ‘dandiya’? Sticks are making their way back to must-have accessories on mehndi. Although days and weeks are spent to prepare countless dances on songs, there is nothing like traditional stick-dance to steal the show! You can be creative with this accessory- welcome the bride with the colorful sticks! *hearts*
Can you imagine your doli carried without your cousins and friends armed with colorfully decorated mehendi thaal and thaalis? Obviously no!
Whether used for storing oil or mehendi for the bride, these cute matkis make for an essential accessory for the day.