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Home Decor Trends for A/W 2017

As summer winds down and we return from glorious vacations, many of us start looking at our homes as exciting projects! If you’re searching for some great home décor ideas, there’s something for everyone in our preview of Autumn/Winter 2017 trends – they’re chic, inspiring, and (fortunately) don’t require a complete room overhaul. 1. Jewel […]

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Refreshing Drinks You’ll Love This Summer

This summer, embrace these delicious and hydrating drink ideas to serve at your next brunch, lunch, or dinner party. Lavender Lemonade (Makes 6 cups) Ingredients 6 cups water ½ cup sugar ¼ cup honey 3 tablespoons dried lavender 2 cups lemon juice Lavender springs for garnish Purple food coloring (optional) Ice to serve Directions Over […]

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In Love with Green

From emerald to forest, and avocado to sage, the 101 shades of green have captured our imagination. Evoking images of long summer days spent in the garden, this verdant hue is the perfect way to bring the lush outdoors into your home. The colour of hopefulness, green speaks of life, nature and revitalization. Lucky for […]

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How To Style Your Summer Table

Advice from Rasha Badran, Managing Director at The Purple Chair Summer is a time for friends and family to come together. No matter the occasion – whether it’s a formal dinner, garden party, or special occasion – styling your summer table can be a little daunting. According Rasha Badran, Managing Director at The Purple Chair, […]

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10 Gifts Dad Will Love

For once, don’t go halves on a 6-pack of socks with your sister because you couldn’t find anything better. Dads are usually the most neglected when it comes to gift-giving. They’re strong supporters of “not needing anything,” which explains why they usually end up with the most snooze-worthy presents. Since we know you’re searching for […]

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Better Together: Gifts for your BFF

Whether you’re showering your BFF with birthday gifts or surprising them with a “just because” present, don’t forget that two unique gifts are always twice the fun. So, if finding the perfect gift has you slightly stumped, here is a round-up of our fave gift duos. Check out these adorable pairs that go oh-so-well together […]

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Our Favorite Lentil Soup Recipe

It’s not Ramadan without lentil soup, which is traditionally the first thing one eats to break their fast each night, along with a few dates. A large dinner follows and then a morning meal is eaten before sunrise, when fasting begins again. With so many people around the world enjoying this hearty staple, also known […]

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The Ramadan Gift Guide

As we celebrate the spirit of Ramadan, it’s important to show how much we appreciate the important people around us. So, whether you’re celebrating iftar with close family or new friends, it’s important to thank your host with a small token of your appreciation, and we have something to delight everyone. 1. Coffee Fix For […]

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Styling Your Ramadan Table

Long before the first date is eaten, your table should make a great first impression. Here’s how to decorate for your iftar feast with stylish flair. Simplicity is key Since the focus of your meal should be giving thanks and appreciating what you have, it’s best not to make your dinner table too fussy or […]

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Behind the Design: Fairuz Collection

At Silsal we adore colors. From rich green to on-trend coral, we understand that they have the power to lift our mood and even calm our anxiety. But, while we all have a different favorite, there is one color that unites us all: turquoise. And it seems it isn’t just the Silsal team who are […]

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Make your Silsal Dinner Set Last A Lifetime

Every piece of Silsal’s porcelain dinnerware is a work of art – something to be loved and handed down. We think these precious sets deserve to last for generations; so caring for your products will help keep them in pristine condition. Below are our tips to help you keep your Silsal sets as wonderful as […]

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In Conversation with Silsal’s Calligrapher, Tareq

1. Can you remember when your interest in calligraphy began? My interest in Arabic calligraphy began when I was a young child. I remember my mother would always remind me to keep an eye on my handwriting and encouraged me to master it perfectly. Then, when I was studying in the UAE, my Arabic teacher […]

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Silsal Staff Picks

Here at Silsal, we give them same amount of consideration and focus to each and every product we design – from coffee cups to tables, and dinner sets to keepsake boxes. All our items are dreamed up, designed and fine-tuned by the Silsal staff in our Dubai Design District HQ. Then, we work with our […]

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Wedding Gifts for Every Couple

Ah, the great wedding gift dilemma. Do you give the couple a classic dinner set or a contemporary vase? Over the years, you will likely be faced with these problems more than once. Fortunately, at Silsal we’ve done the hard work for you and rounded up fitting gift ideas for every couple. The Traditionalists This […]

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Behind the Design: Ghida Collection

Crisp white paired with vibrant blue has always been a classic combination! Silsal makes the most of this perfect pairing with the Ghida collection – a bold and modern choice for your home. Featuring everything from traditional dinner plate sets to statement platters, and modern vases to matching Arabic coffee cups, it has a bold […]

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

It’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to cement your place as your mum’s favorite child. And while you could always give her a bouquet or box of chocolates, here are some alternatives that will put a smile on her face and help say thank you for all that she does. Whether you […]

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Behind The Design Of Odette Collection

Bring the outdoors in with Silsal’s Odette collection. A labor of love, it was inspired by Silsal founder Samar Habayeb’s childhood spent exploring her grandmother Odette’s lush garden. Full of birds, native flowers and peacocks, it was the starting point for the collection, which features organic patterns and shapes found in the Middle East and […]

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Valentine’s day dinner for 2: Silsal X Memoirs of A Taste Bud

The pressure of Valentine’s Day is looming. Whether you like it or not, heart shaped chocolates will line grocery store aisles, overpriced set menus will be abundant and you won’t be able to walk five minutes without bumping into someone carrying a bouquet of red roses. A day which commenced modestly in Ancient Rome when […]

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Behind the Design: Accents Collection

Accents, also known as diacritics, have the power to change the meaning of words. They have been used for centuries, to emphasize letters and provide phonetic direction. Whether neat dots, perfect curls or tide-like strokes, these small glyphs are not only central to language, but they are beautifully decorative elements in their own right. Our […]

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

It’s almost that time of year again when you can’t walk a meter without the looming threat of being struck by Cupid’s arrow. Being committed during this holiday can either inspire or cause agony, especially when it comes to picking out the perfect gift. So, make sure you get it right on the most romantic […]

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Behind the Collection: Maghribi Collection

Developed in North Africa and later in Spain, the Maghribi script’s imperfect bowls and swooping curves weren’t traditionally considered as beautiful or impressive as the likes of Thuluth or Kufic. In the imperfections however, we at Silsal saw a unique beauty. Our Maghribi collection celebrates the script, capturing the originality of its irregular lettering – […]

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Oh, Baby! Sweet Favors Baby Shower Guests Will Adore!

We know baby showers are all about celebrating the mother-to-be but don’t forget about the family and friends joining in the pre-baby festivities. A bit of effort and imagination can create thoughtful tokens to show fellow partygoers your appreciation. Perfectly Personalized For a one-of-a-kind gift, check out Silsal’s new customization service which allows you to […]

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