Mehandi.com & Ancient Sunrise Monthly

August - September 2021
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Catherine's Curiosities - Articles on henna and hair by Catherine Cartwright-Jones, PhD

The Patterns of Persian Henna
This paper demonstrates that women’s hand and foot markings in pictorial and literary Persian art between the 13th century and the mid 19th are representations of henna body art, and that the henna patterns mirror the arts of the period that would have been familiar to women in their daily lives: ceramic tiles from the mosque and the baths, the woodwork in their homes, their clothing, carpets, amulets, and talismans. The manuscript representations are idealized but plausible representations of henna patterns within the limits of scale of miniature art. These depictions can also be read for class, gender, and the narrative of social relationships.
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Tips and Techniques

Becoming Moonlight bodyart quickie
Demonstrating a quick, simple decorative pattern using Becoming Moonlight gilding powder and glitter. View the video:

From our blogs

Toning Henna - Part 2
In Toning Henna – Part 1, I tested five recipes on hennaed hair, post oxidation, while one recipe was testing on hennaed hair prior to oxidation. I noticed that the hair was different between each recipe, but I didn’t expect to see such a difference between the hair that was toned before and after oxidation, even with similar recipes. In Toning Henna – Part 2, we explore the same mixes, same time frames but all of the hair had the toning mixes applied before the henna had time to oxidize. Read more:

Celtic Style Designs in Temptu Body Paint and Becoming Moonlight Gilding Powder
History tells of Celtic warriors painting themselves blue before battle. We see these images on the screen in such as Braveheart and King Arthur. In the television show, American Gods, based on the book by Neil Gaiman, the character Mad Sweeney appears with shining blue streaks across his face and chest– clearly a brighter, more stylistic homage to the traditional body art called woading. Read more:

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