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Thursday, February 9, 2012

Summer Sale: white paper parasols

Limited offer, while stocks last!  Keep your guests cool with these popular paper parasols (price exclude vat).

The Chinese are thought to have created the first waterproof umbrella when they lacquered paper parasols or paper umbrellas, so it would protect them from rain as well as sunlight. The first collapsible umbrella is another innovation of the paper parasol attributed to the Chinese. Eventually, paper parasols came to be associated with nobility and other high ranking officials. According to legend, at one time, 24 paper umbrellas were carried before the Emperor to protect him from the sun while hunting.

Today, paper parasols or paper umbrellas are both a fashion statement and an item of practicality.

Minimum order: 10 (only while stocks last)

1 comment:

Mubashir Shafi said...

Wow Really these parasols are so much beautiful. I wish to have one like that. Do you have any idea from where can i buy it online?