Thursday, July 29, 2010

Design me!

Student Harjid Kaur stopped by the library reference desk, where we noticed the intricate designs on her hands.  Her brother was getting married, and a ceremonial art form that originated in ancient India inspired her henna tattoos, called Mehandi. Harjid said: 

"Back in the day, only the bride was supposed to put Merhandi on, but nowadays everyone does it!"