Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca is really a museum with a taste of history, rich in exhibits, many of which are close to life! Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca
The Straits-Chinese Jewellery Museum is a separate gallery from the Baba and Nyonya Heritage Museum on Heeren Street. This museum displays the furniture and jewellery of the Peranakan culture. It exhibits brooches, beaded shoes and belts, porcelain which are influenced by Chinese design and motifs but created by Chinese and Indian craftsmen. The museum also shows the equipment used in the olden days to make these jewelleries.
A one of a kind collection of the affluent Peranakan race lifestyle aka Lifestyle of the Rich circa 1800s. This is a piece of wood carving panel on a wedding cupboard all depicting an excerpt from a storyline of the old Chinese good wishes for the Bride & Groom. Here uou can find rare gilded hand crafted Art Nouveau furniture set in Mother of Pearl, heavy set Jewelery of diamonds, gold & beaded sewn attires & shoes, all with a tale to tell. These items are long gone, because the craftsmen's expertise has long been extinct these items are all a sight to behold. A very rare find as only Malacca, Penang & Singapore till today preserves & keep the Peranakan tradition alive. Entrance fee USD3.00 only for a 40 min Guided tour.
This Chinese Museum is located in Jalan Tan Cheng Lock, most of the visitors must came here to see Malacca's history and how Chinese came here with nothing, but they worked very hand and saved every penny they earned and settled down to become Malaysian.
Not bad (*๓╰╯`๓)♡, various exhibits, dazzling