Pearl Diving Tools – Stamps of UAE 2005

Pearl Diving Tools – Stamps of UAE 2005

Pearl Hunting is an art of recovering pearls from Wild Mollusks, usually oysters or mussels, in the sea or fresh water. Pearl hunting used to be prevalent in the Persian Gulf and Japan.

The United Arab Emirates issued a set of Five stamps on Pearl Diving Tools on 21 Dec 2015. The tools featured on the stamps are.

50 Fils -F’ttam

125 Fils-Al Khabet

175 Fils -Al Dayeen

275 Fils- Sea Rock

375 Fils -Diver’s Outfit

uae fdc pearl diving tools
UAE FDC 2005-PEARL DIVING TOOLS

Fazza Heritage Championships – UAE 2013

Fazza Heritage Championships – UAE 2013

UAE (United Arab Emirates) issued two stamps on 28 Jul 2013 on Fazza Heritage Championships.

1 Dirham – Fazza Championship for Freediving – Freediving Underwater Competition.

150 Fils РFazza Youla Championships  -Competition for Adults in handling Youla Weapons.

A FDC is listed.

UAE FDC FAZZA HERITAGE 2013
UAE FDC FAZZA HERITAGE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013

 

Stamps on Jumeirah Archaelogical Sites -UAE 2013.

Stamps on Jumeirah Archaelogical Sites -UAE 2013.

Jumeirah Archaeological Sites were first excavated in 1969. This site dates back to 9th & 11th Century AD, today owned and managed by Dubai Cultural and Arts Society. Pottery, tools and Coins unearthed here are displayed in Dubai Museum. It is a tourist attraction.

FDC UAE ARCHAELOGICAL SITES 2013
FDC UAE 2013 – JUMEIRAH ARCHAELOGICAL SITES

Stamps on 60th Anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights – UAE 2008

Stamps on 60th Anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights – UAE 2008

UAE issued two stamps on 31 Dec 2008 to commemorate 60th Anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights. A FDC is listed. 10 Dec every year is observed as Human Rights Day.

FDC UAE HUMAN RIGHTS
FDC UAE 2008 – HUMAN RIGHTS

World Post Day – United Arab Emirates 2010.

World Post Day – United Arab Emirates 2010.

World Post Day is celebrated on 09 Oct every year on Anniversary of UPU which started in 1874. The First World Post Day was celebrated on 09 Oct 1969. The United Arab Emirates issued two stamps to mark World Post Day in 2010.

FDC UAE WORLD POST DAY
FDC UAE WORLD POST DAY 2010

Handicrafts on Stamps – United Arab Emirates 1999

Handicrafts on Stamps – United Arab Emirates 1999

A set of Four stamps on theme handicrafts was issued by the United Arab Emirates on 08 Nov 1999.

UAE HANDICRAFTS
UAE HANDICRAFTS 1999

Stamps on Qasr Al Hosn -United Arab Emirates 2013

Stamps on Qasr Al Hosn -United Arab Emirates 2013

The Qasr al Hosn also known as White Fort or Old Fort was built in 1761 as a conical watchtower to defend the only freshwater well in Abu Dhabi Island. The tower was expanded as a small fort in 1793 by the then ruler and became the residence of Sheikh.It remained Emir’s Palace (hence the name Qasr al Hosn meaning Palace Fort) and seat of Government till 1966.

It is the oldest stone building in Abu Dhabi  capital of UAE and now houses the Abu Dhabi cultural foundation where research on UAE history,archaeology,architecture is done. It has a museum displaying artifacts,pictures and weapons related to regions history.It was designated as World Heritage site in 1976. Qasr al Hosn festival is held here annually.

UAE issued a set of four stamps to commemorate the more than 250 years of this historic Fort. The stamps were issued on 25 Nov 2013.

FDC UAE QASR AL HOSN
FDC UAE 2013- QASR AL HOSN-PALACE FORT AND WORLD HERITAGE SITE