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free 'how to' ebooks and scholarly articles from the Encyclopedia of Henna
by Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD and friends

Ancient Sunrise Henna for Hair

Ancient Sunrise®
Henna for Hair


The NEW
comprehensive guide to the art, science, history, and techniques of dyeing hair with henna, indigo, and cassia.


Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD
The Geographies of the Black Henna Meme Organism and the Epidemic of Para-phenylenediamine Sensitization: A Qualitative History

The Geographies of the Black Henna Meme Organism and the Epidemic of Para-
Phenylenediamine Sensitization: A Qualitative History


Doctoral dissertation on black hennna

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD
Geographic Approach to Henna

Developing Guidelines on Henna:
a Geographical Approach


Master's thesis on henna

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD
Enlaced


Body art patterns for henna and 'white henna' Becoming Moonlight® techniques

Penni AlZayer

White henna how to

Introduction to 'White Henna'

NEW

'How to'  guide to 'white henna'

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD and Rebecca Chou
Burqa

Burqa: Garment as Signifier

anthropological research paper

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD
Hajj

Formal and Popular
Muslim Pilgrimages
in Morocco

anthropological research paper

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD
Henna and menstruation

Menstruation and Henna:
Pollution and Purification


anthropological research paper

lilit

Henna and the Evil Eye, Salt and Lilith, and the Geography of G6PD Deficiency


anthropological research paper

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD
The Significance of Henna

Henna’s Significance
in Amazigh Id, Circumcision
and "Night of the Henna" Celebrations

anthropological research paper

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD
Finding Blue

Finding Blue  

History, traditions,
"how to" of Celtic woading; patterns too!


research paper

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD

North African Henna: History and Technique

North African Women's Body Markings:
History and Technique


research paper

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD
harquus2

Harquus:
North African Women's
Traditional Body Art
Volume 2: Paint



research paper

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD

harquus 3

Harquus:
North African Women's
Traditional Body Art
Volume 3: Tattoo



research paper

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD

history of henna

Ancient Sunrise® Chapter 2: The History of Henna Hair Dye Part 1: The Evolution and Migration of Henna into Cultural Practices

research papers; more coming

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD
Persian Henna

The Patterns of Persian Henna


research paper

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD

Persian Henna

The Techniques of Persian Henna

research paper

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD

PostPartum Henna Traditions

The Functions of Childbirth
and Postpartum Henna Traditions

research paper

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD

Rangoli

Rangoli

Traditional women's floor art from India

research paper

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD
Id

Id al-Adha: 
the Significance of
Henna in this Sacrifice

research paper

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD
North African book

HowTo"
North African Henna Elements  

Fundamental elements for Marrakechi style henna.

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD
North African Patterns

"HowTo"
North African
Diamonds and Stars
 

Diamond and Star patterns
for North African style
henna work.

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD
North African Henna Patterns

"HowTo"
North African Patterns


Innovation and Adaptation

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD
Adinkra

Adinkra Patterns
Adapted for Body Art

Body art patterns based on Ghanaian Adinkra.


Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD
Lezard

Lezard's First

A FREE pattern book by Lezard



Tribal

Tribal

New Edition!


a Spellstone
PatternBook

by Alex Morgan
Tulips of Topkapi

Tulips of Topkapi

a Spellstone
PatternBook

by Alex Morgan
Warrior

Warrior


a Spellstone
PatternBook


by Alex Morgan

Spain

Spain

Patterns based on art from Medieval Spain


a Spellstone
 PatternBook


by Alex Morgan
Spellstone Spain drum

Spain: Drums


Henna techniques for drum tops

a Spellstone
 PatternBook


by Alex Morgan
Ancient Blue

Ancient Blue
Pagan Patterns
from Ancient Europ
e

a Spellstone
PatternBook

by Alex Morgan
Europe2

Europe

a Spellstone
PatternBook

by Alex Morgan
Patterns 1

"HowTo"
Patterns Volume 1

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD
Henna pattern book 2

"HowTo"
Patterns Volume 2:

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD

Pattern Book 3

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD
Fire Dancer

Fire Dancer

Body art patterns based on Polynesian tattoos and graphic arts.

a Spellstone
PatternBook

by Alex Morgan
St. Pancras

The St. Pancras
Pattern
Book

Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD
HJBA

The Joyous
Body Art


Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD
Native American

Native American
Tribal Patterns


Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD
Harquus 4

Harquus:
North African Women's
Traditional Body Art
Volume 4: Improvisation


Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD
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