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New Record: Largest Sand Carpet Created in Iran

According to, a new record for a "Sand" carpet has been acheived. The sand carpet will be on display from December 9 through the 17th, 2008.  Previously, the record title of a 900 square meter sand carpet was achieved on the North Atlantic Canary Islands.  The new record, using some 70 different varieties of sand, with 25 different artists measures in at a total of 1,200 square meters!  A great deal of the sand has come from the Iranian island of Hormuz, which is widely known for it's red soil.

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Hormuz Sand Carpet

Above: sample of Hormuz sand carpet




size discrepancy between two sources



Also See Expensive Carpets 2008


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