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Henna Artist and founder
Mixed Media Artist and Founder of
Primal Henna Arts. Silvana has been working as a professional henna artist for 15 years.
Primal Henna Arts
Fine Body Art That Decorates Your Skin Like Jewerly!
Primal Henna Arts Travels To:
Santa Cruz County
$ 120 per hour for events.
$ 40 for individual appointments.
Travel fees can apply.
An appointment is required 48 hours ahead.
Art Fairs & Festivals
Please no drop- ins, appointments only !
Primal Henna Arts is available for a free consultation.
We care for your henna experience.
We are child, family and animal friendly.
Jagua Body Art
Body art with BLUE JAGUA is a non-toxic gel obtained from a citrus like fruit found and used for centuries by Amazon natives. The gel leaves a deep blue-black stain on the skin that can last up to 3 weeks . Satisfies that real ink tattoo envy.
Henna Body Art
Red or regular henna is originilly from East Africa and it has a beautiful auburn red tint and its stain can last up to two weeks.
The henna plant is a sweet shrub like tree that produces lovely yellow blooms. Every fall in India, Pakistan, Morocco and Sudan, henna is harvested and sifted into hair dying quality or body art quality powder.
Primal Henna prepares their own henna paste only from high quality and organic ingredients.
Only high grade essential oils are mixed into the paste and are provided by
Fleurs De France, an exclusive body and beauty products company based in Los Angeles,CA.
Henna paste was first used in ancient Egypt?
Yes, before it migrated to Mughal Empire era India. Ancient wall frescos have been discovered in tombs in which women's hands are shown with henna. .
Mummies are found with henna in their hair and nails.Today, henna is still an important part of the Egyptian culture.
©Primal Henna Arts 2021
Primal Henna Arts is founded by Silvana Piga, a long time resident to Santa Cruz County and to California.
Originally she came from Italy and and she has traveled with her work to many parts of the world. She is trained in multiple mediums of art, including:
Mixed Media Painting,
Graphic design and
Silvana adopted henna art while traveling and sharing her love for painting in the form of unique travel paintings made with guache on watercolor paper. She spent some time in a small village near Aswan, Egypt. There she was introduced to Nubian and Arabic designs.
She loves creating the traditional Indian Mogul patterns, but her favorite henna disigns are inspired by 1930's art noveau's vine work.
Henna design continues to inspire her love for art combined with her appreciation of Egyptian and Indian cultures. 15 years of professional henna artistry introduced Silvana to hundreds of people from a variety of cultural backgrounds.
Primal Henna Arts enjoys bringing her work to arts and crafts shows and to a myriad of private events in vicinity to Santa Cruz, Monterey and the San Francisco Bay Area.Silvana as