Now that we have divulged the overall look of the very first Miss Universe Philippines crown, the Filipina. Many are wondering how much is the total cost of the precious diadem.
The crown that represents”the achievement of one’s mind over the body as a Filipina. It will be a symbol of triumph over one’s journey of trials, hard work, and perseverance in obtaining one’s dream. A dream that has become a reality that would inhabit her mind, heart, and spirit.”
The crown was made by Villarica, known for its chain of pawnshops. In a Facebook post, Miss Universe Organization shared that Meycauayan, Bulacan is renowned as the center of world-class craftsmanship in fine jewelry-making, and acknowledges that it is also home to the Villarica Family, owners of the Villarica Pawnshop chain. They also continued by showing their gratitude towards the pawnshop conglomerate for stepping up to the challenge of creating the very first Miss Universe Philippines crown masterpiece. “More than their expertise on gems and jewelry, they provided us with valuable insights on the significance of precious stones and what each one represents. These gems are emblems of dreams, ambition, happiness, pride, self-worth, and empowerment.”
40 hopefuls from all over the Philippines will be competing for the crown, and now for the precious denomination, according to pageant mentor and vlogger Pageantry Norms, the crown has an estimated value of a whopping $100,000 or almost P5 million.
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