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14 Beautiful Traditional Indonesian Wedding Headpieces

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As the biggest archipelago country in the world, Indonesia is blessed with a diverse culture—each region even possesses its own unique wedding customs. Traditional Indonesian weddings are festive and vibrant, mainly thanks to its beautiful attires. Today, we're shining the spotlight on several stunning wedding headpieces and crowns that can be found across the country.

Although they are heavy and difficult to put on, these headpieces add a certain dose of elegance to the brides who wear them. The symbolic meaning embedded in each headpiece also makes it much more than just an accessory. In fact, the wedding crown is as important as the bride's attire itself!

Click through the slideshow below to see some of the most beautiful wedding headpieces that Indonesian brides have had the honor of wearing.

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Photography: Kamala Studio

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Balinese brides are characterized by their colorful clothes made of vibrant prada textiles topped with an golden headpiece. Inspired by Badung Kingdom royalty, Ayu Thari wore a set of Payas Agung attires complete with an intricate and heavy crown made of real gold. “It weighed around 3 kilograms and I had to wear it for two days in a row,” recalled the bride. But after seeing how regal it made her look, we’re sure it was worth it!

See more photos here.

Photography: Kamala Studio.

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Photography: Fotologue Photo

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Photography: The Eternity

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Photography: Iluminen - Antijitters

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Photography: Welio Photography

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Photography: NAMORA PICTURES

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Photography: David Christover

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Photography: Le Motion

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Photography: Journal Portraits

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Photography: Why Moments

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Photography: The Portrait Photography

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Photography: Mindfolks Wedding

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Photography: Le Motion

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Photography: Venema Pictures - Jacky Suharto

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