Pretoria - Miss South Africa 2019 will on Friday be crowned with a locally designed glittering masterpiece named Buhle - worthy of the prestigious title.
The crown’s name unveiled this week, is inspired by uBuhle Bethungo Lenkosazane- meaning “the beauty of a rainbow” and was chosen as a celebration of women, cultural diversity and the rainbow nation.
World-renowned local jewellery designer, Johan Louw, collaborated on the design with American Swiss.
According to American Swiss, the crown is handcrafted in premium sterling silver and features more than 2 500 fine-cut cubic zirconia stones of the highest grade, which were hand cut and set by master diamond cutters and have a total weight of 182 carats.
American Swiss marketing director Zimbini Peffer said the jewellery celebrates the rich cultural diversity of the nation.