Kelantan Silver

January 5, 2008

Kelantan Silver

Kelantan Silver

Kelantan silver is renowned for its intricacy of design and superior workmanship. Silversmiths use two kinds of techniques – filigree and repousse. Items range from the functional to the purely ornamental and include fruit bowls, tea sets, ash trays, brooches and bracelets.

You can visit the silvercraft factory at Kampung Sireh (along Jalan Sultanah Zainab), Kampung Marak or at Kampung Badang on the road to Pantai Cinta Berahi.

Open from 8.30 am to 5.00 pm daily except Fridays.

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Istana Jahar

January 5, 2008

Istana Jahar

Istana Jahar

Built in 1887 by Sultan Muhamad 11 for his grandson Long Kundur, this former palace, Istana Jahar, is now a museum. The intricate wood carvings are testimony to the superb craftsmanship of the Kelantanese. Photographs, artefacts and exhibits on Kelantan’s rich cultural heritage will keep visitors enthralled. Opening hours: 10.30 am – 5.45 pm daily except Fridays. Admission: RM2.00 Children: RM1.00