Mumbai designs

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Posted by Nick on May 13, 2002 at 22:23:22:

In reply to: Looking for a book of Mumbai or Arabic designs posted by Erika on May 13, 2002 at 18:55:21:

Mumbai designs are some of my most favorite patterns, and if you can
pull them off, they are really smashing. They're different than
Arabic designs, because they're based more on filigree.
Go to, and look in the gallery. They have some
gorgeous Mumbai.

: I have just started out as a Mehndi artist. I guess word of mouth
: spreads fast, because I'm getting offered parties before I even
: enough supplies together. I've ordered some henna powder samples
: try to decide which ones I like best. The design books I have
: though, are traditional Indian design books. It looks like it
: take days to do one of those intricate hands or feet in the books.
: What I really like are the designs that are a little simpler, with
: bold lines mixed in. I think they are called Mumbai designs or
: Arabic designs. Does anyone know of a good design book that has
: mostly this type? Thank you very much for the info.
: Erika


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