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Buy Seven Sands of the Emiratesin Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Come up with an idea - and local masters realize it in the form of a drawing of sand, brought from all seven Arab emirates.
How to buy Seven Sands of the Emirates in Dubai
In fact, it is not necessary to visit each emirate in order to bring something interesting from them.

"7 sands" is a popular Arabic souvenir, which can be called the symbol of Dubai and the UAE as a whole. They use sands taken from each emirate to create it. The masters fill a glass flask with layers of sands so that patterns or drawings appear inside.

Each colour corresponds to a certain emirate: white - Ras al-Khaimah, blue - Umm al-Quwain, black - Fujairah, brown - Sharjah, red — Dubai, orange - Abu Dhabi, beige - Ajman.

7 песков, Dubai

How to do?

1. "7 sand" can be purchased in many souvenir shops. For example, you can find them in large numbers in Dubai Mall. You can easily get here by public transport from anywhere in the city. Take the metro and go to the Burj Khalifa / Dubai Mall.

2. Choose a flask with the drawing you like. The ratio of sand of different colors in them differs depending on the pattern. The most common variant is the image of the desert, palms and camels. Also, there are small pictures, in the creation of which they use the same technique.

Seven sands, Dubai

3. If you want to buy a souvenir, which no one else will have, order "seven sands" with an exclusive drawing from a master. You will be able to observe the very process of its creation.

Where to do?

#5The Dubai Mall in DubaiThe Dubai Mall

The Dubai Mall is the world’s largest shopping mall. Fashionable shops, restaurants, entertainment centers they can offer you everything!

Location: Downtown Dubai near Burj Khalifa
Open hours: Sunday - Wednesday from 10:00 am to 23:00 pm; Thursday - Saturday from 10:00 am to 23:59 pm
Phone: 800 38224 6255 (800-DUBAI-MALL)
Official website: http://www.thedubaimall.com

How much?

The cost of the souvenir is 30-55 dirhams.

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Guest17 February 2020

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