The Miss Universe Crowns: Romanov Nuptial Crown


The Romanov Nuptial Crown
About the Crown: The Nuptial crown of the Romanov’s was probably made by Nichols & Plinkle in 1844. It was made from diamonds which were set into a bejeweled belt. The crown was mounted in silver and set in gold. It is decorated with 320 diamonds which weigh 182 carats and a further 1200 smaller diamonds which weigh 82 carats.
Timeline: 1952 (it was only used for crowning once)
Cost/ Price: considered priceless this crown was insured at that time for $500,000.

SOURCES:
* http://en.yibada.com/articles/186608/20170112/6-things-you-should-known-about-the-first-miss-universe-crown.htm
* https://www.preview.ph/fashion/timeline-miss-universe-crowns-through-the-years-a178-20170111

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