AB goes walkabout: Tourism M’sia Megafam Day Two

by Reedz on April 3, 2009

Day two’s program included visits to the Islamic Arts Museum and the Selangor Pewter factory, ending with a Megafam seminar at the Istana Hotel.

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Muzium Kesenian Islam Malaysia

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No pics allowed inside, but the museum contains a large collection of Islamic art not only from Iran and the middle east, but also China, India and Southeast Asia

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A quick click 😉

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Then it was on to the Royal Selangor Pewter. The world’s largest tankard in the front yard of the factory is impressive. I wonder what they drink from this?

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Our guide for the visit gave a comprehensive account of the history of Royal Selangor pewter.

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Who’s this chap?

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Comyns, a silverware brand that Royal Selangor Pewter bought over, produces some brilliant pieces like these candle holders

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Jade, Peace, Pure, Tin

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Teapot

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Hand prints of long-term staff of the company adorn the walls

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One of the staff bore a striking resemblance to da gangsta

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Casting the pewter to make tankard handles. Fascinating

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Polishing the pieces is a tedious job

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Craftsman at work

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Stunned Eagle

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A bust of the founder’s son

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The noisiest room in the factory had to be the school of hard knocks

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Lunch was this HUGE bun!

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Tastes like bread with curry…

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Passed by Batu Caves along the way

HBK April 3, 2009 at 1:26 pm

nice pic bro…… nda u buat custom made hood for ur lens bro…. pweter fuyoooo engrave with anakbrunei.org, kompom ragat tu 🙂

i April 3, 2009 at 6:45 pm

bro the classic were awsome…

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