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- Miss Universe Crown
- Miss USA Crown
- Miss Teen USA Crown
About the MIss Universe Diamond Nexus Crown
The crown that illuminates Miss Universe 2010 Jimena Navarrete was selected by the votes of thousands of people across the globe via Diamond Nexus Labs' "Choose The Crown" website. Of the three potential crown designs - Hope, Peace, and Unity - Peace was the ultimate winner. This crown, arrayed with over a thousand diamond simulants, is accented by a series of gorgeous, deep red lab-created rubies to represent Miss Universe's tireless campaign to promote HIV/AIDS awareness and education. The crown's repeating oval pattern was inspired by the crowns of modern monarchs to reflect the regality and grace of this exquisite woman. As the first eco-friendly jeweler in history to partner with the Miss Universe Organization, Diamond Nexus Labs is thrilled and honored to have created this masterpiece.
Fun fact: when the crown was first made in 2009 and was worn by Miss Universe Stefania Fernandez, it contained 544.31 grams of 14k and 18k white gold and platinum. However, the crown was so heavy that it gave Stefania headaches, so the top row of arches was removed to make it lighter. The result is the crown that everyone knows and loves today!
About the MIss USA Diamond Nexus Crown
The official Diamond Nexus Labs crown features a stunning total weight of 166.82 carats, set in 325 grams of gold and platinum. Fifty-one of our shimmering diamond simulants adorn the magnificent oval centerpiece to celebrate each of the fifty-one women competing to become Miss USA 2011.
Inspired by the image of a flower in bloom, symbolic of hope and triumph following hard work and determination, the organic splendor of the crown's flowing curves and vibrant emerald accents also remind us of the beauty of a "green" life, in harmony with nature and with each other. The balance of breadth and height creates a strong, grounded presence while simultaneously lifting towards the stars.
As the first eco-friendly jeweler in history to partner with the Miss Universe Organization, we applaud their courage in going green and delight in the honor of creating this stunning piece of jewelry.
About the MIss Teen USA Diamond Nexus Crown
Over 800 accents scintillate in this sparkling showcase of white and rose colored diamond simulants, arrayed in smooth, interlocking circles representative of true friendship. Delicate arches connect all elements of the design, reaching across the distance with grace and strength. As the first eco-friendly jeweler in history to partner with the Miss Universe Organization, Diamond Nexus Labs is thrilled and honored to have created this masterpiece.
The crown is set with 876 diamond simulants, weighing a total of 246.37 carats. It contains 392.40 grams of 14k and 18k white gold as well as platinum.