As the 88 contestants from around the world display their talent and beauty, one will emerge as the successful Miss Universe at the pageant to win the crown sponsored by Diamonds International Corporation (DIC), designed to blend the Czech roots of the company with the beautiful skyline of New York City, home of the Miss Universe Organization.
Craftsmen spent over 3,000 hours to create this beautiful and timeless crown with a very unique infrastructure, inspired by design elements of various royal crowns throughout history. The crown symbolizes and expresses the beauty, stability, confidence and power of women around the world.
ABOUT THE CROWN:
Total weight – 411 grams
An estimated value of $300,000
33 natural, translucent and colorless Bohemian crystals, cut, polished and metalized on the
rear side to enhance light reflection
5 large light blue topaz stones, symbolizing strength and loyalty, each weighing 18.6 karats
198 dark blue sapphire stones, symbolizing faith and wisdom weighing a total of 29.7 karats
Encrusted with 311 small polished diamonds, weighing a total of 10.37 karats
Base consists of 18-karat white gold strip that is 2 cm tall, 0.5 mm thick weighing 220 grams
Case made from the highest quality Italian leather
The pageant is being held by the Miss Universe Organization (MUO), a joint venture of Donald J. Trump and NBC Universal to empower women to be self-confident and strive to be their personal best.
The Miss Universe beauty pageants provide an international platform through dedicated partnerships with charities, sponsors, and brands around the world. During their reign, our winners are given the tools to personally and professionally enrich others by providing humanitarian efforts to affect positive change, all while developing their personal career goals.