Celebrate Mid Autumn Festival with 28 sets of Nyonya Nails inspired by the art of Peranakan with 163 years of heritage.

The combination of the Chinese art and Malay design in Malaysia and Singapore. Which nail design is your favourite?

这个中秋节,不妨来一款南洋风《娘惹美甲》,回到163年前的马来西亚,做个小娘惹吧。喜欢哪一个款式呢?今天就马上和我们预约时间呗~



Chinoiserie Nails

Chinoiserie Nails

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Chinoiserie风格,是一个复杂的文化杂糅产物,是一种西方想象中的东方异域情调,西方人想象中的中国风。早期的娘惹文化,是从中国艺术、马来传统和西方文化,酝酿而成。这次的蜜女阁的美甲师们借鉴过去设计中国风,伊斯兰风和波西米亚风的经验,大胆尝试设计Chinoiserie娘惹美甲主题,希望大家会喜欢。

Chinoiserie is a Western style of decorative art that drew upon Chinese motifs and techniques. The style was used widely throughout Nyonya art, furniture, and architecture during the 19th and 20th centuries in Penang, Malacca and Singapore. This is the new breakthrough, new level of altitude in Malaysian’s nail art industry, as Maniqure’s nail designers spent thousands of hours study the history, culture and art of Chinese, Malay and Western to create this unique pieces of Nyonya Chinoiserie Nails.



Flower Motif Nyonya Nails

Flower Motif Nyonya Nails

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娘惹艺术常以花卉图案为基础设计,这也非常适合把娘惹花卉图案做在指尖上。花卉设计,永不过时的设计。

Maniqure love flowers! We created a lot of nail art based on flower theme, and this is the first time we study about Nyonya inspired Flower design.



Peony Nyonya Nails

Peony Nyonya Nails

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如果说玫瑰花是西方的代表,那么东方的代表非牡丹花莫属了。百年前的中国人,下南洋落地生根,也把牡丹花图案编制在马来人的服装设计和家居用品。娘惹风的牡丹花美甲,也非常适合在农历新年的时候做哦。

Rose represent western, and peony represent oriental. Hundreds of years ago, the Chinese traders in Malacca Straits introduce the peony flower art to the local Malay. It inspired the Nyonya costume, furniture and houseware, we often see peonies and other colourful elements crafted on it.



Nyonya Embroidery Nails

Nyonya Embroidery Nails

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在娘惹时代选媳妇,刺绣是其中一种被重视的女红,小娘惹们从小就开始培养学习敕修。据说手工越好越嫁得一户好人家呢。

Nyonya embroidery is inspired from the Chinese traditional costume Cheong Sam and Malay’s Batik and Sarung. You can dress up your nails with this nail design during Chinese New Year too!



Nyonya Tile Nails

Nyonya Tile Nails

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娘惹瓷砖的特别与花奔脱不了关系,用于门面的通常以花奔为主还带有立体感,用于地面的则采用格子或简单的线条设计。为了完成这次的娘惹系列美甲,我们的美甲总监也特地到访槟城和马六甲考察娘惹老屋,获取灵感。

The colourful Nyonya tile framing the windows of shophouse inspired us to create this beautiful nail design. This is one of the most important projects for us, we want to inspired people through nail art. We created the Nyonya theme to celebrate the 63rd Merdeka of Malaysia, different races staying together under one roof, under one Nyonya roof.



Peranakan Antique Nails

Peranakan Antique Nails

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在娘惹老屋中,你会发现许多古董木家具多以精致的金色雕刻来带出娘惹家族的财势地位,屏门也是中国传统建筑中遮隔内外院或遮隔正院或跨院的门。未嫁的小娘惹不能抛头露面只能透过屏门缝隙窥视男人。

Most of the Peranakan antique such as furniture is come in dark wood with gold-coated metal decoration. The gold-coated metal craft also represent the wealth status of a Nyonya family. This nail design is created based on Peranakan antiques.



Bim Poh Nails

Bim Poh Nails

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每个娘惹肩上都会挂着一小块布,也就是手帕。在结婚庆典会上用的手帕会秀得格外精致呢。

Bim Poh is a Nyonya handkerchief placed on the bride’s bed during wedding ceremony. We recreate this handkerchief design on the tiny nails, what do you think of this nail design



Kam Cheng Nails

Kam Cheng Nails

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Kam Cheng 是一种峇峇娘惹的传统容器,也是福建话的 “感情”,是一种表示甜蜜的代表。所以容器里,多数用来装糖水或汤圆。要学习峇峇娘惹艺术,就一定要考察Kam Cheng 的容器设计。

This nail design is based on the art found on the surface of Kam Cheng, a type of covered container. In the Hokkien dialect, the term has been interpreted to mean “covered jar”. It is one of the three most important wares in Peranakan wedding ceremonies.



Nyonya Porcelain Nails

Nyonya Porcelain Nails

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五彩缤纷的陶瓷是娘惹家族为家里添加气色的元素。比起青花瓷,色彩缤纷的陶瓷设计除了有花奔,还有凤鸟摸起来还有一点浮感呢。

Nyonya Porcelain decorated in colourful overglaze famille flower enamels, their flower motifs symbolising marital harmony and longevity.



Batik Nails

Batik Nails

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蜡染是民间的一种传统的手工艺,在娘惹服的纱笼裙布料就可以看见不同色彩图腾的蜡染了。

Batik is the Malay’s technique of wax-resist dyeing applied to the costume. The Batik art is made either by drawing dots and lines or by printing the resist with a copper stamp called a cap.



Kebaya Nyonya Nails

Kebaya Nyonya Nails

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可峇雅是娘惹服的上衣,以镂花刺绣手法一针一线绣上牡丹,凤凰,花奔等图案缝制而成。这款可峇雅仿制美甲非常考验美甲师的画功和耐性!

Part of the Nyonya’s costume design is borrowed from the Malay’s Kebaya traditional blouse-dress. We replicate the turquoise Kebaya design to this nail art.



Kerongsang Nails

Kerongsang Nails

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娘惹们会在宴会上佩戴珠光宝气来展现自己的财富贵气。其中最为代表的是胸针因为娘惹服的设计是没有扣子的,而胸针都以三件为一套的胸针去定形,最常见的是一枚母,两枚子(ibu dan anak)的组套。

Nyonya's costume jewellery - Kerongsang often wear together with the Kebaya to show off the wealth status in the family.



Manik Nails

Manik Nails

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一针一线缝上珠子的绣珠鞋和可峇雅的镂花绣法是娘惹们必学的女红。

Inspired from the Peranakan beaded shoes. Let’s stepping into a vibrant world of Peranakan with Manik Nyonya Nails.



Sarung Nails

Sarung Nails

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纱笼是娘惹服的裙子,和可峇雅上衣配搭穿起来贴身以展现苗条腰身。

Malay’s Sarung fabric is also part of the Nyonya costume tradition.



Dua Belas Hari Nails

Dua Belas Hari Nails

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Dua Belas Hari 就是指结婚第12天的“认证”后回娘家敬茶。这一天是峇峇娘惹新人最重要的一天, 尤其是新娘。如果新娘是黄花闺女,男方会将椰浆饭送到女方家表示媳妇是处女之身,接着新娘会跟着回到夫家正式给长辈敬茶,喝过这杯茶才表示新娘已获夫家接受。

Nyonya wedding nails named Dua Belas Hari Nails based on the Peranakan wedding tradition. In the old days of the Peranakan wedding ceremony, Dua Belas Hari or the twelfth day symbolise the bride’s acceptance into the marital home.



Peranakan Nails

Peranakan Nails

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163年前或更早前,下南洋的中国人与当地的马来人通婚,并采用马来人习俗的族群。他们的后代,在马来群岛,称自己为“峇峇”和“娘惹”。

The Peranakan, also known as the “Baba and Nyonya”, is an ethnic race group in Straits Settlements (Penang, Malacca and Singapore). They are the descendant of Straits Chinese who married local Malay and adopting selected ways of Malay’s lifestyle.



Baba Nyonya Nails

Baba Nyonya Nails

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古代中国移民和东南亚土著马来人结婚后所生的后代男性称为“峇峇”而女性称为“娘惹”。

The term Baba is an honorific term for a Peranakan male and the Nyonya is term given to a Peranakan female.



Straits Chinese Nails

Straits Chinese Nails

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在海峡殖民地(马六甲、槟城和新加坡)出生的华人都称为“海峡华人”。几百年以来,那些与当地的马来人通婚,并采用马来人习俗的族群。在马来西亚,他们称自己为“峇峇”和“娘惹”。

Straits Chinese were the Chinese who born in Straits Settlements during British Colonial around 163 years ago.



Hokkien Malay Nails

Hokkien Malay Nails

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峇峇娘惹的后裔也能说出一口流利的福建话和马来语。

Hokkien Malay are the descendant of Straits Chinese and local Malay. They can speak both Hokkien and Malay language.



Little Nyonya Nails

Little Nyonya Nails

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小娘惹这个名字,是取名于2008年和2020年的新加坡著名电视剧。这款粉嫩及没那么复杂的娘惹美甲带出年轻小娘惹的性格角色。

The name of Little Nyonya Nails is borrowed from the television drama series “The Little Nyonya” in year 2008 and 2020 remake version. We create this simple version of Nyonya nail design to represent the young Nyonya girl.



Nya Nya Nails

Nya Nya Nails

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娘惹称呼他们的妈妈为 Nya Nya。这款美甲要呈现出娘惹母亲的温柔慈祥。

Nyonya girl called their mom “Nya Nya” in their language. This nail design represents the love from the Peranakan mother.



Bibik Nails

Bibik Nails

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娘惹称呼他们的长辈阿姨为 Bibik。

Peranakan often called their elderly women aunty as “Bibik”. We created this nail design in brown to bring out the Bibik feminine style.



Chor Chor Nails

Chor Chor Nails

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娘惹称呼他们的婆婆为 Chor Chor。

Peranakan called their grandmother as “Chor Chor”. This nail design shown the maturity and wisdom of a women.



Nanyang Nails

Nanyang Nails

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早期的中国人下南洋来到马来西亚。当年的南洋是指东南亚马来群岛。这款南洋美甲象征了马来人的穿着风格。

Nanyang is the term of South East Asia from named from China. The Nanyang also symbolise the Malay Archipelago, warm weather, beach and the unique of Malay lifestyle. What do you think of this Nanyang Nails inspired from the Malay’s culture?



Straits Settlements Nails

Straits Settlements Nails

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163年前,Straits Settlement 是英国统治的海峡殖民地,槟城,马六甲及新加坡。这三座城市也是大部分峇峇娘惹的居住地。

In the olden days, most of the Peranakan stayed within cities in Penang (Pulau Pinang), Malacca (Melaka) and Singapore (Singapura). These cities were part of the historical Straits Settlements under the British Colonial.



Clarke Quay Nails

Clarke Quay Nails

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Clarke Quay 是新加坡的一个著名地标。取这个名字的用意是要感谢新加坡的多年努力为娘惹文化保存至今。

Named under the Singapore's attraction place.



River Quay Nails

River Quay Nails

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百年前,大部分的峇峇娘惹都是居住在靠近马六甲河的码头旁,也是今天的马六甲的著名旅游地标 Jonker Street。

Represent Malacca River.



Straits Quay Nails

Straits Quay Nails

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Straits Quay 是槟城的一个著名购物广场。取这个名字的用意是要感谢槟城的多年努力,把槟城乔治市列入世界文化遗产之一。

Named under the Penang shopping mall.



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