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Princess Rajwa Al Saif of Jordan’s epic 7-tier wedding cake is like nothing you've seen before

Queen Rania and King Abdullah of Jordan's son Prince Hussein wed Rajwa Al Saif on Thursday

Prince Hussein and Princess Rajwa with their seven-tier royal cake
Kate Thomas
Kate ThomasLifestyle Managing Editor
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Princess Rajwa Al Saif wed Crown Prince Hussein of Jordan in a lavish ceremony followed by a star-studded reception on Thursday – and her royal wedding cake is one of the most beautiful creations we've seen.

The gorgeous Saudi Arabian bride, 29, was seen dancing around the epic seven-tier creation as guests looked on, clapping in time to the music. Princess Rajwa, who looked every inch the modern bride in a custom-made Elie Saab gown with a floor-sweeping train, held a sword aloft as she prepared to slice into the cake.

WATCH: Princess Rajwa's seven-tier wedding cake is out of this world

The beautiful dessert took pride of place at the reception, standing tall on a grand marble table. The white cake was adorned with edible flowers in multiple shades of blue, and the effect was seriously stunning.

The choice of flower was significant as blue blooms symbolise trust and commitment. Sending blue flowers means you are hoping to keep romance going for years.

Princess Hussein and Princess Rajwa cutting their wedding cake© Royal Hashemite Court
The couple cut the cake at the end of their wedding reception

The use of an heirloom sword was reminiscent of Princess Iman of Jordan's wedding in March.

SEE: Smiling Queen Rania is a glam mother-of-the-groom for Crown Prince Hussein's royal wedding 

Princess Iman and her new husband, Jameel Alexander Thermiótis also had a seven-layer cake, which was enhanced with a subtle vine decoration.

Prince Hussein and Princess Rajwa looking at each other© Royal Hashemite Court
Over 1,700 guests attended the wedding reception, which took place after the ceremony

On Thursday, King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan proudly watched as their son Prince Hussein was wed during an Islamic marriage ceremony known as a “katb ktab” held in a gazebo in the garden of the Zahran Palace and conducted by the Royal Hashemite Court Imam Dr Ahmed Al Khalaileh.

Prince Hussein and Princess Rajwa with their seven-tier royal cake© Royal Hashemite Court
The couple with their seven-tier royal cake

The Prince and Princess of Wales made a surprise appearance at the royal wedding, as did Kate's mother Carole Middleton and her sister Pippa Middleton.

Prince Hussein and Princess Rajwa during their wedding © Royal Hashemite Court
The couple said 'I do' in front of royals from all over the world

Princess Kate wore a blush pink gown by Elie Saab, the very same Lebanese designer chosen by the bride for her wedding dress.

Other prominent guests in attendance were King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame and US First Lady Jill Biden.

The bride and her brother-in-law moments before the ceremony began© Royal Hashemite Court
The bride and her brother-in-law moments before the ceremony began

The wedding followed Jordanian traditions including mother-of-the-groom Queen Rania throwing a lavish pre-wedding henna party on May 22 for her son’s fiancé.

WATCH: Princess Kate and Prince William's first reaction to Rajwa's striking wedding dress 

Rajwa looked incredibly chic in an opulent gown and veil that was nothing short of magnificent. The glamorous, intricately detailed custom ensemble took approximately 1,100 hours to create.

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