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New Record: Largest Sand Carpet Created in Iran

According to PressTV.com, 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

 

 

Sources:

http://www.presstv.ir/detail.aspx?id=77858&sectionid=351020105

size discrepancy between two sources

http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.php?nn=8708291400

image:

http://www2.irna.ir/en/news/view/line-203/0811186627144620.htm

 

Also See Expensive Carpets 2008

 

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