of Brunei are Malays and their customs, beliefs and past times are similar
to those of Peninsular Malaysia. The customary law or adat are dominant
in many of the country's ceremonies. Brunei is a fairly strict Muslim
country. The Ministry of Religious Affairs fosters and promotes Islam.
Other religions are allowed in Brunei.
peak of the Brunei sultanates, brass and silver artisans came up with
many beautiful and finely designed brass gongs, cannons and household
vessels. These products were usually embossed with designs of serpents
and animals. Some have verses from the Koran. Despite the decline in many
of these crafts during the weak period of the sultanate, yet the silverwork
and weaving are two traditional crafts that survived and preserved to