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MAHENDI Projects was born out of a shared desire to make a difference in the world. Realizing that together, they could do more, six women fused their talents and experiences to create this fashionable cause. We offer thoughtfully designed jewelry that celebrates women and supports universal human rights. Our mission is to raise funds and awareness to end violence against women and girls …in style. 



Behind Mahendi

The MAHENDI logo is at the heart of each of our designs and was adapted from an ancient symbol of protection. Throughout history, women painted sacred talismans on their bodies to protect themselves from harm especially during pregnancy and childbirth. The MAHENDI symbol reflects our commitment to safeguarding women and girls. The four points of the symbol represent clarity, wisdom, strength and grace – a mantra reflecting the philosophy and values behind the MAHENDI brand. Our hope is to become a symbol of protection for all. 

Symbol of safe motherhood

Our Guiding Force  

Clarity – May I be mindful of my surroundings to find and appreciate the “good” in every day. 
Wisdom – May I have the insight to know how to act upon my discoveries. 
Strength – May I recognize opportunities to “be the change I wish to see in the world.” 
Grace – May my thoughts meet my actions with great intention and integrity, always.