There are nine ladies in the running to be crowned Miss Costa Rica 2019. The crown was made by George Bakkar, for the fourth time in the history of the competition. We’ll find out who will wear it on July 19th.
The crown was revealed on April 25th. The artist made the piece entirely by hand. It contains silver, gold, crystals, and natural pearls. It took him 90 hours to make. He created it meticulously piece by piece.
It is inspired by the country’s volcanos and the flora that surrounds them. It contains flowers and leaves as well as concave circles that represent the volcanoes. It’s dominant colors are brown, gold and orange.
In addition to the crown, the winner will get earrings and a ring to match it. The three pieces have a value of $13,000.
The candidates will go on tour in the coming weeks so that Costa Ricans can get to know them.