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Oscars 2017: How many Swarovski crystals does it take to design the stage?

Shine bright like a diamond

Oscars 2017: How many Swarovski crystals does it take to design the stage?
Swarovski celebrates its 10th year decorating the Oscars stage with its brilliance. We look at the numbers behind dressing a stage for the world to see

1.2 
million of crystals have been used in the set design from 2007 to 2017.

5
is the number of times Oscars production designer Derek McLane has worked on the show.
Rendering of the Oscars 2017 stage
18
Dolby Theatre opera boxes will be covered in Swarovski crystals for the 2017 show.

130
number of crystal set pieces have been featured on stage from 2007 to 2017.

Oscars 2015
580
hours were spent by artisans to complete the crystal backdrop wall of the stage in 2015.

Idina Menzel Frozen

64,000
crystals were used in the drapes which appeared in Idina Menzel's performance of the Oscar-winning song, Let It Go.

Adele Oscars

80,000
crystals were made into a curtain as the backdrop for Adele's performance of the Oscar-winning song Skyfall.

300,000 
number of crystals are used on stage in 2017.

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Adibah Isa

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