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Disclaimer: The following story was told to one of our professional rug cleaners by a long-term customer and appears in our blog in its original text. Purchasing A Masterpiece When most people hear Dubai, they think of the breathtaking skyscrapers, the Burj al Arab, the magical blue sea, and the artificial islands. But those who know better would tell you the real gem of the place is the Old City with its narrow winding streets and the unmistakable atmosphere of the old Orient. In its small picturesque artisan shops, you may find wonders and hidden treasures that are unavailable in even the most prestigious and luxurious boutiques in Western Europe and the US.  On one of my business trips to Dubai, I went on a shopping trip in the Old City. To be honest, I had received a tip from a close friend of mine who knew my weak spot for…

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