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Old 04-13-2015, 07:59 PM
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I really liked the emerald tiara she was wearing. Personally I think she had on way to much jewelry and think how heavy all that jewelry is and having to wear it for hours.
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Old 04-13-2015, 09:51 PM
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In a lot of Asian cultures brides, royal or not, wear a lot of heavy jewellery (you'll see this trend in Bruneian, Malaysian, Indian, Pakistani weddings, for example). It marks their status as a new bride and start of a new married life full of happiness and prosperity. Royal brides are understandably heavily bejeweled to not only reflect their status, but also that of their new husband and his family. It is all based on deeply rooted tradition.
I've seen pictures of non-royal Bruneian and Malaysian weddings and even those brides wear tiaras (some are real, some aren't).

I did note that the new bride, Princess Raabi'atul 'Adawiyyah, did not wear any notable new pieces. Both the ruby and emerald parures, for example, have been worn by several members of the royal family before.
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Old 04-20-2015, 10:59 PM
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Royal Wedding Jewels: Princely Wedding in Brunei | The Court Jeweller

The emeralds are stunning but I think the tiara is too much. Though, the necklace and brooch are amazing.
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Old 04-30-2015, 09:03 AM
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I don't think it's tacky but I tend to like over the top. It's their custom so it is fine for them.
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Old 04-30-2015, 10:05 AM
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Imagine.....I could take the smallest emerald in the suite and have an incredible ring!!
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Old 04-30-2015, 02:56 PM
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Personally I'm not fond of tiaras being worn with head scarfs. But that's cultural diversity. The emerald parure is especially stunning. The design of the ruby tiara looks a bit to stiff for my taste, but the stones are whoppers as well.
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Old 10-07-2015, 01:10 AM
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The Queen wears such incredible jewels.
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Old 10-07-2015, 02:30 AM
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I think Queen have amazing collection of jewels. But me personally i'm not so much fan especially the tiaras.
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Old 10-07-2015, 05:50 AM
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I think stomachers went out with Queen Mary.
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Old 10-07-2015, 10:33 AM
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Her jewels are craaaaaaazy! Each stone is its own piece.
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Old 10-07-2015, 01:46 PM
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Even the purses are diamond encrusted!

In the older pics Queen Saleha always wears the tiara in her hair, but in newer pics she wears it on her headscarf. When did she change her preferances? I can't say that I like the look of tiaras on cloth.
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Sarah, princesse héritière de Brunei
this is by far my favorite piece of all brunei royal jewels
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Queen Saleha of Brunei on October 4
http://cdn.images.express.co.uk/img/...701/294514.jpg
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2017/...7189733873.jpg
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2017/...7190213123.jpg
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Old 10-06-2017, 04:50 PM
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Queen Saleha at the State Banquet in Brunei on October 6:
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DLdy_PfU8AAoG5c.jpg
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DLdZnGkVAAA0F54.jpg
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Old 10-06-2017, 05:10 PM
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The Bruneian royal jewels are magnificent. Were there any pictures of CP Sarah?
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Old 10-06-2017, 07:17 PM
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Were there any pictures of CP Sarah?
I have not seen any, but here’s a link to many other jewelry from the state banquet. I’m not familiar enough with various members of the Brunei royal family to tell who is who.
https://www.rexfeatures.com/livefeed...20to%20Brunei#
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Old 10-06-2017, 09:55 PM
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Princess Zara Salim was stunning.
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The Bruneian royal jewels are magnificent. Were there any pictures of CP Sarah?


Try check this website. Infofoto.gov.bn.
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Old 10-07-2017, 01:21 PM
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Found these photos in one of the articles, seems CP Sarah didn’t wear a tiara:
http://borneobulletin.com.bn/wp-cont...5_20171007.jpg
https://i2.wp.com/thescoop.co/wp-con...466&crop&ssl=1
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Old 10-07-2017, 01:33 PM
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Possibly the royal jewels are nice, but there is so much opulence, so much Edelkitsch all around, that even the most beautiful diamonds have to surrender in their attempts to undold their splendour. The adagium "less is more" seems unknown to the Brunei royals.
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