Friday, March 22, 2013

Terengganu Sultanate : Part II

The Royal Regalia

Mahkota Duli
Mahkota Duli Yang Maha Mulia Sultan Terengganu
The Royal Crown was decorated with diamond gem. At the middle of the crown, there is a crescent moon and five-pointed stars that was inlaid with jewels. The crown was used during the coronation of the Sultan of Terengganu. It was first used during the coronation of Sultan Sulaiman Badrul Alam Shah in 1920.

Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin during his coronation in 1999

Mahkota Bertanjak
The Crown with Headdress was made from the white gold that was decorated with gems. The emblem of the Sultan of Terengganu was located in the middle of the headdress. The crown is often used with the Royal Headdress that is known as Belalai Gajah. It was used during the coronation of Sultan Mahmud Al-Muktafi Billah Shah on 21st March 1981.

Sultan Mahmud was crowned by Tengku Seri Setia Raja in 1981

Royal Headdress
The emblem of the Sultan of Terengganu was located in the middle of the headdress. The headdress was used during the coronation of Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah.

Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin using the Royal Headdress during the opening of the State Assembly

Royal Waist Buckle
The royal waist buckle is made of gold and opal-shaped. At the middle of it there is the emblem of the Sultan of Terengganu. In 1949, it was used during the coronation of Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah.


Royal Long Keris
The royal long keris was the symbol of sovereignty of the Sultan of Terengganu. Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah used the keris during his coronation in 1949.



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