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REVEALED: Kendrick Lamar’s Crown of Thorns jewelry is worth GHC23,994,639.00 [Video]

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Kendrick Lamar’s Crown of thorns

American rapper has revealed the worth of a ‘Crown of Thorns’ headpiece jewellery he has been wearing and its cost can buy about five or more houses in some of Ghana’s most expensive estates.

The custom Titanium and Pave diamond crown, is said to have been created by esteemed jeweller Tiffany & Co., ans it is also a collaboration between the rapper and long-time creative director Dave Free.

According to thesource.com, the diamond-encrusted crown, widely recognized as of one the symbols in the Christian religion, was designed over the course of 10 months. The jewellery is estimated to be worth $1.5 million which is more than 11,000,000 in Ghanaian currency.

The headpiece features 8,000 cobblestone micro pavé diamonds totaling more than 137 carats, a total of 50 thorns, and weighs around 200g (a little less than half a pound). It required more than 1,300 hours of work by four craftsmen to handset the diamonds,” the website said.

The Crown of Thorns made its first appearance on the cover of Kendrick’s latest album, ‘Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers’. The rapper brought the art piece to reality during his European performances including the Louis Vuitton’s Paris Fashion Week show and his headlining performance during Britain’s Glastonbury Festival.

Kendrick Lamar represents the artistry, risk-taking creativity, and relentless innovation that has also defined Tiffany & Co. for nearly two centuries,” says Alexandre Arnault, who works as the Executive Vice President for the company that crafted the jewellery.

We are proud and incredibly excited to work with a visionary like Kendrick in realizing his vision for the crown,” the makers of the headpiece added. However, the artwork has stirred controversy online as some fans appreciate its artistry.

On the other side, some fans angrily expressed their outrage for him intimidating Jesus Christ after Kendrick during his Glastonbury set “I wear this [crown] as a representation so you’ll never forget one of the greatest prophets to ever walk the Earth… we gon’ continue to try our best to walk in his image.”

Background Research Of Kendrick Lamar’s Titanium and Pave diamond crown

Perhaps one of the most widely recognized symbols of religious iconography (according to the New Testament, a crown of thorns was placed on the head of Jesus in the events leading up to his crucifixion), the crown is a metaphor for artistic prowess, humility and perseverance, according to the jeweler. For the rapper, it serves as a nod of respect to the artists who came before him.

Designed over the course of 10 months, the headpiece features 8,000 cobblestone micro pavé diamonds totaling more than 137 carats, and weighs around 200g. It required more than 1,300 hours of work by four craftsman to handset the diamonds.

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DAVID KOSI AMAVIE popularly known as Lamar is known for his diverse content creativity and also a professional poet writer,philanthropist,digital journalist & also has keen interest in trending and comprehensive news around the globe.

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