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The Mother of the World

Even though much of it is now a busy, modern city, Cairo is still one of the most spectacular destinations in the world. It was called the “Mother of the World” by the medieval Arabs, and no other place is so full of mystery and wonder as the home of the Great Pyramids - the only survivors of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World.

Swarovski Crystal WorldsCostel Slincu / CC BY 2.0

Asfour Crystal Factory

Asfour Crystal Factory

Elegant crystal gifts and jewelry

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Elegant crystal gifts and jewelry Editors' Note

The art of manufacturing glass and cutting it into intricate shapes was first accomplished in Egypt over 5000 years ago. Since 1961 The Asfour Crystal Factory has been manufacturing and cutting glass into the finest 3-D gifts, jewelry, figurines, crystal accessories, and fashion components.

Their lighting collection, which includes spotlights and chandeliers, is absolutely dazzling. You’ll be awed by the sparkle of the show room at the Asfour Crystal Factory. It’s worth the trip just to look, but if you want to buy, prices are significantly less than what you’ll pay elsewhere.

Asfour Crystal Factory
Ezbet Othman Ibn Efan, Cairo
+2 (02) 4220 1032