Emirates Palace unveils $11m Christmas tree

Abu Dhabi hotel puts jewellery draped tree on display in its lobby for the festive season
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Abu Dhabi's Emirates Palace hotel has unveiled what is thought to be the world's most expensive Christmas tree (Getty Images)
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The fake evergreen tree is draped with necklaces, earings and other jewellery (Getty Images)
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The tree reportedly holds 181 diamonds, pearls, emeralds, sapphires and other precious stones (Getty Images)
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The tree itself is worth $10,000, but the jewellery is valued at over $11m (Getty Images)
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The hotel plans to contact the Guinness Book of records about the tree (Getty Images)
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The tree will remain in place till the end of the year (Getty Images)
Thu 16 Dec 2010 10:16 AM GST
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