Henna art can be placed anywhere on the body, however, placement can be rather significant if
chosen and done correctly. Just like henna culture, in general, henna art placement has lots of
significance and history as well.
Placement of henna on the hands can have multiple meanings depending on where you place it
and the design you choose. Placing henna art on the palm of the hands signifies the ability to
receive or offer blessings and placing it on the top of the hands signifies protection. Placement on
the feet is of the same purpose as the hands and share similar designs as well. Henna application
is cool to the touch thus providing a sense of calming which comes with wedding day jitters;
typically when henna art is applied. Designs on the palm of the hands tend to be more detailed in
design, often telling a story as they go specifically about the bride and groom.
Yes, typically henna is placed on the hands and feet specifically prior to weddings or other
special occasions, however, henna art can be placed anywhere on the body. This leads to many
options of placement and design features. Just be sure to remain true to the henna culture
avoiding religious symbols or other designs that may be offensive to others or the henna culture.