My mother and I were invited to the Bridal Shower, I’m a Bride’s Maid, and I got to record the Bridal Shower for my brother to watch some time.
Rachael’s mother, her sister Beth, and three of her best friends were invited to be in the wedding and to be part of the shower too.
These days Beauty Parlors have special Bridal Mehendi packs, the brides have a choice between the Pakistani Mehendi (which covers pretty much most of the palm) and the Arabic Mehendi (in which the pattern is drawn to one side of the hand).
The cost of applying the mehendi may vary from parlor to parlor and city to city.
Some examples of popular traditional images used in mehndi designs are the peacock, which is the national bird if India, the lotus flower, and an elephant with a raised trunk, which is a symbol of good luck.
I knew that my brother would love watching my film of the seven naked women.
Every woman remembers her wedding day with a tear in her eye – but, here in Ethiopia, the tears are different, and darker, and do not stop.
Nurame Abedo is sitting in her hut high in the clouds, remembering the day she became a wife.
Mehndi is associated to lots of things, a good Dark Design is a sign of good luck for the marital couple.
It is common for the names of the bride and groom to be hidden in the mehndi design; and the wedding night cannot commence until the groom has found the names.