| May 2005:
Las Vegas Henna ConferenceApril 2005:
Free Ebook released, The Henna Page "HowTo" Patterns Volume 2: The Secret Henna Diaries by The Reverend Bunny
The Henna Page Guide to Henna, an instructional slideshow about henna for use by teachers released.March, 2005:
New Forum script!February 2005:
Free Ebook released, "The Henna Page HowTo Mix Henna"
Our 100,000th visitor!January 2005:
Glory of Henna, by Deepali Deshpande is released.
Alex Morgan creates New Logos for The Henna Page and site group.
Harquus.com, Hennaconference.com and Hennapedia.com are new sites in the group.
Monday Munchies begin ... great food from HP regulars.
Free ebook released: The Henna Page HowTo "Patterns Volume 1"
The first FREE ebook released: KnotworkDecember 2004
The Tuesday Twiddle begins, a regular feature at The Henna Page, a step-by-step series to show beginners "how to" do complex henna work, and help experienced henna artists build speed and versatility.
A series of articles on the Botany of Henna added to the Encyclopedia of Henna: Henna: Lawsonia Inermis Henna Flowers, Germinating Henna Seeds, Growing Henna in the House, Lawsone, and Henna in the Bible.
Milling Henna Leaves: Donkey-powered and water powered henna mills article added to the Encyclopedia of Henna
Henna for Children in Siwa Oasis, Egypt article added to the Encyclopedia of Henna
Knotwork for Henna Artists ... a free ebook from The Henna Page
Monday Music at The Henna Page begins! People send in music they love to work by....... see new listings on the Forum every Monday
The Friday Funnies begin: humor to lighten things up, especially humor from countries where henna is an indigenous art. See these on the Forum every Friday!
The Sunday Papers begin: news stories from around the world that feature (or at least mention) henna. See these on the Forum every Sunday!
Dipti Desai's Mehandi Volume 1 and Volume 2 are released through The Henna Page ... beautiful books, with free samples in the Free Pattern section.!
New articles in the Encyclopedia of Henna: Henna and Fingernails, Wudu, Patterns for Henna and Fingernails, How to Henna Your Fingernails.
Tech Pages added How to Get Your Stuff on the Web and Tools and Other Useful Things
Jessica McQueen’s Arabesque samples and Kim Brennan’s Ganesha’s Henna Garden samples are both added to the Free Lineart section.
The Henna Page bookstore releases both Arabesque and Ganesha’s Henna Garden for sales
New article in the Encyclopedia: Henna and Saccharides, showing the small miracles of dextrose and fructose.
The Henna Page gets trademarked!
The Henna Page and Henna For Hair were both added to Wikipedia.
Posting Guidelines added for the Forum.
New articles in the Encyclopedia: Henna Farming in Pakistan
Tech Pages added Virus Protection/Sheilds Pt 2
Tech Pages get an Index , articles about Mass-Mailing Worms, and Virus Protection/Sheilds.
New articles in the Business section: First Aid and Liability and Risk Assement for artists.
New articles in the Encyclopedia: Henna Cultivation/Processing in India, and the Color Chart .
New article in the How section: Cone Rolling Video.
New articles in the Encyclopedia: Henna and Chemotherapy, Henna as a Radiotherapy marker, Working with fresh henna leaves, Henna in 16th century Turkey, Henna and the Ottoman Hamam, 15th century Turkoman henna, Henna at the end of the Ottoman Empire.
The Tech Section begins and full time tech support is available.
New articles in the Encyclopedia: Dipti Desai’s work in various Indian traditional styles, Henna over Scar Tissue, New article in the How section: Gilding and Glitter Pastes.
International Certification of Natural Henna Arts goes online.
New articles in the Encyclopedia: Henna and Horses, A Visit to a Hamam
New articles in the business section: Holly’s Rant on Salons.
The practice exam for the International Certification of Natural Henna Arts, www.icnha.org was posted.
Alex Morgan’s Warrior patterns go into the Free Lineart Section; Warrior by Alex Morgan is released.
Discovery Channel airs a program “Eye of the Beholder” containing an interview with Catherine Cartwright-Jones.
New articles in the How section: Magic Tricks and Left Overtures and Resist Methods.
Alex Morgan’s resist patterns go into the Free Lineart Section.
New articles in the Encyclopedia: Id al-Adha, Henna and G6PD deficiency , Henna over Scratches and Cuts.
New articles in the business section: Henna Certification, Working in a Tattoo Shop, Cleanliness, and Planning your Mehendi Season.
Henna Page Pattern Index goes up, and the sale of Mylar triangles for cones begins.
With the launch of Henna for Hair we begin shifting hair related questions to that site’s forum.
New articles in the Encyclopedia: The Science of Henna and Skin.
New articles in the Encyclopedia: henna traditions in Jewish Kurdistan, Ramadan, and the Geography of Henna. Ilithiya's patterns go into the Free Lineart Section.
The Henna Page opens The Encyclopedia of Henna, and adds articles on Jewish Kurdish henna traditions and more. The Henna Page Bookstore releases 3 new books, The St. Pancras Henna Pattern Book, Bejewelled, and How to Start Your Own Henna Business. The Henna Page Forum Archives open for use, with indexes by subject of previous discussions. Gryphoemia has a new clinical definition and a list of case histories. When people need resource material to research henna, now they can look in the Reference Library.
The new home page and photograph, "Al-Hadi" goes in, linking to a statement of mission and goals for The Henna Page: The Henna Page Mission Statement. Catherine Cartwright-Jones adds the Manager's Page so people will know a little about her, and have her contact information. The Forum gets a new "look" and goes to twice monthly updates. All the "dead pages" now resolve to the new "Welcome, Friends" page. Catherine enlists a paid team of "Elves" who edit, organize posts for the archive index, persue copyright violators, and keep the forum clear of spam and trolls. Catherine updates requirements for artists and suppliers, to make certain that people can use The Henna Page as a reliable resource.
New central navigation indexes, linking from The Henna Page Main Index are created for easier navigation around the quickly growing Henna Page. The new upper navigation bar is constructed, because there are more major subject areas. Henna Page Artists start sending in their line art for a new Henna Page Line Art section.
"How" section reconstructed. The purpose of the new "How" section is to begin a dynamic online "Encyclopedia of Henna" of techniques, mixes, history, traditions, chemistry, patterns ... to better serve the henna community and help more people understand, appreciate, and enjoy .... as well as DO ... this wonderful 9000 year old art!
Henna Page Search added so people can find answers to questions more easily, as well as Henna Page Lexicon so people can figure out what we're talking about.
Henna Page Store with Shop@Henna Page and Henna Page Publishing opens. Henna Page Publishing showcases The Henna Page artists' pattern books, with downloadable e-books as well as physical books. Shop @ Henna Page sells materials for henna artists. All proceeds of both go to support The Henna Page and The Henna Page artists.
February - March 2003
"PPD Black Henna" Warnings reconstructed, so clients, artists, journalists, lawyers, and health care workers can easily access information on "PPD Black Henna", supported with published medical papers and case studies.
Artists and Suppliers section reconstructed: no artist or supplier using PPD Black Henna will be allowed advertising on The Henna Page. Only artists and suppliers who maintain ethical, safe business practices are listed on The Henna Page "Where", so clients who come to Henna Page "Where" can be certain they're dealing with the best!
January 22, 2003
Catherine Cartwright-Jones signs a contract with Jeremy Rowntree to take over The Henna Page. Catherine becomes responsible for fiscal management, content, and webmastering of The Henna Page, and begins reorganization.
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Added a link from the Wherepage to Rupal's list of artists.