IT’S OFFICIAL: New Crown for Miss Universe 2019!

Dubai, United Arab Emirates –  World-renowned luxury jeweller Mouawad today announced a new partnership with The Miss Universe Organization, which will see winners of its three prestigious pageants, MISS UNIVERSE®, MISS USA® and MISS TEEN USA® honored with crowns crafted by Mouawad. The announcement came as the reigning Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray is scheduled to set foot for the first time in Dubai on September 19, 2019.

The first official Miss Universe Diamond Crown by Mouawad will make its debut at the 68th annual MISS UNIVERSE® competition, where Catriona will crown her successor.

Mouawad Co-guardian Fred Mouawad commented on the new partnership, saying: “With Mouawad’s strong heritage of designing jewelry for royalty and our reputation for ‘crafting the extraordinary’, we are delighted to bring our savoir faire to these internationally renowned events and to craft exceptional, one-of-a-kind pieces befitting modern-day royalty.”

The Miss Universe 2019, Miss USA 2020 and Miss Teen USA 2020 titleholders and their successors will also receive a keepsake tiara to own as a treasured memory of their time as reigning queens.

“The crown worn by each titleholder is one of the most recognizable symbols of the commitment and ambition it takes to be Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA,” said Paula M. Shugart, President of The Miss Universe Organization. “With Mouawad as our new partner, we’ll be creating crowns that celebrate the diverse community of women from around the globe who have and will continue to participate in our programs each year.”

Mouawad Co-guardian Pascal Mouawad said, “Collaborating with The Miss Universe Organization to design these crowns and tiaras has been a fantastic experience. We look forward to unveiling these unique works of art in the coming months.”


For over a century, Mouawad has been fashioning spectacular jewelry destined for its exclusive clientele of royalty, the wealthy elite, and celebrities. The creation of each masterpiece tells its own story, all commencing with the hand selection of the most exquisite rare gemstones. From here, the artistic journey begins as masterful design gives way to intricate craftsmanship, culminating in a unique artistic statement that could only bear the name Mouawad.



With a firm commitment to the authentic traditions of jewelry making, Mouawad explores new frontiers of artistry. Every piece of high jewelry created is destined to associate the beholder with a bond of admiration and passion. It has to be more beautiful, more brilliant, and more scintillating than any other – all the while offering rarity and timelessness. In the most elegant host of choices, Mouawad High Jewelry is a statement of precise craftsmanship, relentless refinement, and an uncompromising pursuit of perfection.

The Mouawad Company also worked with Victoria’s Secret and for the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. They created Candice Swanepoel’s “Royal Fantasy Bra” for the 2013 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Miss Universe 2013 1st runner-up, Patricia Yurena Rodriguez also had the opportunity to be the face of Mouawad.

Miss Universe 2005 from Canada Natalie Glebova wearing emerald and diamond earrings and pendant from the Flower of Eternity collection.

On march, Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo made a special appearance in Dubai at the Mouawad booth wearing some of the jeweler’s statement Haute Joaillerie pieces that have made the brand a favorite among the region’s royalty as well as with Hollywood celebrites.

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