The new Miss Universe crown has been revealed and it's reportedly worth R73m

Catriona Gray holding the 2019 Miss Universe crown (Photo: Getty Images)
Catriona Gray holding the 2019 Miss Universe crown (Photo: Getty Images)

Johannesburg – The brand-new Miss Universe crown was unveiled on Thursday, and it's reportedly worth a whopping $5 Million (around R73.2 million at current exchange rate). 

The crown, named "Power of Unity", was created by luxury jewellery company, Mouawad. 

According to Rappler, the headpiece was made using 18-karat gold and was handset with over 1 770 diamonds. 

The centre of the crown holds a 62.83-carat golden canary diamond, with two smaller ones on either side. 

"The crown's name, the Power of Unity, is meant to celebrate a woman for being complex, diverse, unapologetically ambitious and strong. The interconnected vine motifs are meant to represent the community of women from around the world whose bonds unite them, and reminds us we are stronger together than apart," Fred Mouawad, co-guardian of the Mouawad Diamond Division said in a video shared by the company. 

The new crown will we be worn for the first time by the 2019 Miss Universe winner who will be announced on Sunday 8 December. 

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