In 2008, a special crown was made to celebrate the 57th Miss Universe pageant. Designed by CAO Fine Jewelry located in Vietnam, where the pageant was held. The crown was valued at $120 thousand dollars, it is made of 18K white and yellow gold, and was crafted with over 1,000 precious stones. 30 carats of (555 stones) white diamonds 14 carats of (375 stones) cognac diamonds, 20 carats of (10 stones) smoky quartz crystals and 60 carats of (19 stones) morganite gemstones. Miss Venezuela Dayana Mendoza was the 2008 Miss Universe winner.