London 2012 Summer Olympic Scarf ~ Patriotic???
The Official London Olympic scarf is designed to raise money for the British Athletes. The goal is to emulate the success of red mittens sold during the Vancouver winter Olympics in 2010, which raised millions of dollars. I own a pair!
It is also intended to be a
but many have complained about the scarf
because it is
made in India!
Most (over 90%) of the London 2012 Olympic souvenirs are made outside of England.
The hieroglyphs include a border of 900 figures to represent the 900 Olympic and Paralympic athletes, 900 hearts, images to represent all of the Olympic and sports, and a host of London icons including taxis, double-decker buses and telephone boxes.