Tuesday, June 30, 2009
This is the new Miss Universe 2008 Crown and the 57th pageant will be crowned with this masterpiece which was designed by CAO Fine Jewelry, Vietnam. Vietnam is also this years host for the event.
“The curved design creates a natural rhythm and a stable structure for the crown, symbolizing the spirit of unity. The crown combines the beauty and the character of each nation, accomplishing the goal of the pageant, which is international unity”, explained designers Ms. Kim Lien and Rosalina Lydster.
Valued at $120 thousand dollars, it is made of 18K white and yellow gold. It is comprised of over 1,000 precious stones; including 555 white diamonds (30 carats), 375 cognac diamonds (14 carats), 10 smoky quartz crystals (20 carats) and 19 morganite gemstones (60 carats). The colors of the jewels chosen for the crown have great significance. The yellow luster of the gold represents the prosperous thriving economy in Vietnam. White, light pink and cognac are the main hues in the crown which represent inspiration and feeling.Each piece of the crown was designed to represent an important attribute of the Miss Universe Pageant. The curves of inlaid precious stones represent the strong development and potential of each country. The image of the crane (Lac Bird) symbolizes Vietnamese spirit and culture. The image of the heart represents unified breath, rhythm and vision, which are powerful internal forces that stress faith, hope and unity.
THESE ARE COLLECTION OF A DIFFERENT PAGEANT CROWN SIMILAR TO THE DESIGN OF THE OLD MISS UNIVERSE CROWN AND MIKIMOTO CROWN.
LETS ANALYZE AND REVIEW THEM ONE BY ONE WHICH CROWN IS MORE SIMILAR TO THE ORIGINAL DESIGN AND PATTERN.
Anagaby Espinoza will represent Mexico in Miss International 2009, in Macau
On the evening of March 8th 2009, Venetta Zakers was bestowed the esteemed honor of being crowned queen at the inaugural Miss World St. Kitts-Nevis Pageant. The twenty-three year old was ushered into the pages of history becoming the first to capture the overall title while winning the interview, talent and evening gown segments.
Best described as a strong minded, ambitious, self sacrificing and dependable young lady, Venetta is a daughter of the historic Capisterre village of St. Paul’s. From an early age the value of academic excellence and talent development was nurtured through her family life. This level of support has allowed her to blossom into a successful student and creative individu
Venetta endorses the quote by Tommy Lasorda which states, "the difference between the possible and the impossible lies in a man’s determination.” Venetta believes that with determination she can achieve those goals which others deem to be impossible. Venetta is most proud to be a citizen of St. Kitts and Nevis, a country which promotes people development, economic advancement and the preservation of its cultural ancestry.
Presently, Venetta is a Financial Advisor at a local insurance company but ultimately, she hopes to continue pursuing her career in fashion thereby positioning herself to become an ambassador for her beloved St. Kitts-Nevis.
04 Apr 09 -- Engara Melanie Amanda Gosselin will continue the reign of Miss Cook Islands as she was crowned as Maine Kuki Airani in this bi-annual beauty pageant held yesterday 03 April 2009.
Engara Melanie is 24 years old, a Graduate Management Trainee Student at the University of the South Pacific with hobbies singing, dancing, painting, composing songs and performing arts. Her ambition is to be a successful career woman with respect to their local community and as a devoted mother in 10 years time. She represents Miss Rarotongan Beach Resort and Spa.
Meanwhile, the Maine Tapairu (First Runner Up) awards went to Joyana Meyer and the Maine Purotu (Second Runner Up) awards went to Uirangi Bishop.
Engara Melanie will represent Miss Cook Islands 2009 in the upcoming Miss Earth 2009.
There were 9 candidates who competed in the Miss Cook Islands 2009 beauty pageant which was aired live from the National Auditorium at 6PM on April 3. It was also broadcasted on national radio and via internet on Radio Cook Islands.