Monday, May 28, 2007

CROWN Info - 2007


  • Design by Mikimoto. The official jewelry sponsor of the Miss Universe Organization.

  • Kept by the Miss Universe Organization to be used in the crowning of the new Miss Universe every year

  • Valued at $250,000

  • 800 diamonds, almost 18 carats.

  • 120 pearls South Sea and Akoya pearls, ranging in size from 3.0 - 18 mm

  • Design depicts the phoenix rising, which signifies status, power and beauty

  • The Crown was designed specifically for the pageant on Mikimoto Pearl Island in Japan, Mikimoto crown and tiara first used for Miss Universe 2002

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