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King Sombra's Crown by SilverSlinger King Sombra's Crown by SilverSlinger
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Wow! Definitely my biggest project to date! This crown is for Fiesta Equestria's king of the fiesta. Guys, to learn more about how to aquire this crown, and become King of Fiesta, just check the registration page of their website: [link]

The Queen of Fiesta Equestria will be wearing the Element of Magic Tiara:

This life sized replica of King Sombra's Crown can be worn on the head comfortably. All hand crafted! The center band, spikes, and bottom pieces are all made from steel. The crest on the top, center of the crown is made of sterling silver and copper sheet. The gemstone in the center of the crest is hematite, set in a bezel setting. Those two slanted pieces of metal on the steel band were crafted from sterling silver sheet. All the pieces of the crown were put together through a combination of tack welding, and low temp soldering. The crest was painted red, and the steel pieces on the bottom of the crown were painted flat black. Afterwards, I applied two coats of matte finish lacquer to prevent the paint from scraping off or chipping away. As you can see from the back side picture, the crown has a strip of soft leather across the front so it can be worn comfortably, and it is also adjustable to fit almost any sized head.

If you have any other questions about the crafting process of this crown, feel free to ask!

In addition, this is the first time I've uploaded pictures that were taken with my new camera. In my opinion, there is an improvement in the picture quality, but do feel free to tell me what you think.

The King Sombra vector was supplied by :icon90sigma: [link] Thank you!

EDIT People are questioning the design of this crown. They believe that the side pieces on the bottom are part of his hair and not his crown. Here's a screenshot to prove otherwise: [link]

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:iconthearmouredbrony:
TheArmouredBrony Featured By Owner May 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
wow, i want to make something similar for a Sombra cosplay, would it be to much to ask for your dimensions and measurements for this piece to work off?

Kind regards,
The Armoured Brony
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:iconsilverslinger:
SilverSlinger Featured By Owner May 20, 2015  Professional Artisan Crafter
Oh gosh, it's been so long since I made this crown that I can't remember much of that.  I can't really tell you anymore now then what I wrote in the description when I posted this.

Best of luck on your cosplay :D
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:icondarklighthealicorn:
oooh its bad evil oc's crown!
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:iconsilverslinger:
SilverSlinger Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015  Professional Artisan Crafter
hahah.
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:icongodzillad1:
GodzillaD1 Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2015
I want it
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:iconwoodentoasterfan:
WoodenToasterFan Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
I want one. soooooo coolKing Sombra Icon 1 
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:iconsilverslinger:
SilverSlinger Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks :D
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:iconwoodentoasterfan:
WoodenToasterFan Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
no problem:) (Smile) 
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:iconkazi-chan1:
Kazi-chan1 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i was about to say you have the dimensions for the muzzle wrong and the sides are ment to come forward a bit... but then i realized that you modified it to be worn by a human :D anyway i think this is amazing! great work!
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:icondarkwings45:
Darkwings45 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014
Most impressive work!
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:iconsilverslinger:
SilverSlinger Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks!
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:icontammynicole:
TammyNicole Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014
I want that helmet.
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:iconsilverslinger:
SilverSlinger Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
:D
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:icontammynicole:
TammyNicole Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014
:)
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:iconjaimeelee123:
Jaimeelee123 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Incredible! I wish we could get them under 30 NZ$ over here
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:iconsilverslinger:
SilverSlinger Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you :D
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:iconunbroken-angel-queen:
...NEED.
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:iconsilverslinger:
SilverSlinger Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
:D
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:iconj7418880:
J7418880 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013
Omg I want to buy this crown o.o
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:iconsilverslinger:
SilverSlinger Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Glad you like it :D
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:iconj7418880:
J7418880 Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013
Can I ask you to make me one in a comission?
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:iconsilverslinger:
SilverSlinger Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Check my journal regarding hand crafted commissions, please.
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:iconcolorfullartist:
ColorfullArtist Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2013  Student Digital Artist
awesome
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:iconsilverslinger:
SilverSlinger Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks!
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:iconthastrangr:
ThaStrangr Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Buck you, Chaotic! Stop being so awesome. You're making us regular people look bad! (In case it wasn't evident, that was sarcasm. Don't ever change :D)
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:iconendergirl05:
endergirl05 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Sombra:Who stole my crown when i was sleeping?!
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:iconsilverslinger:
SilverSlinger Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
lol XD
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:icondameelizabeth:
DameElizabeth Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Student Interface Designer
Is there any way to buy this?
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:iconsilverslinger:
SilverSlinger Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
unfortunately the only way to get this crown was to be at the Fiesta Equetria Charity auction.
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:icondameelizabeth:
DameElizabeth Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Student Interface Designer
Well crap


It's perfect!
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:iconsilverslinger:
SilverSlinger Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you!
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:icondameelizabeth:
DameElizabeth Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Student Interface Designer
I'm doing a FemSombra cosplay!

I wish you could make it again ;3;
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:icontyrrakk:
Tyrrakk Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013  Student General Artist
GIVE ME A PRICE. I MUST HAVE THIS
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:iconlyricbrony:
LyricBrony Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I want this, but I will never have it....
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:iconlucio1995:
Lucio1995 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013
Could you please upload a picture of the people at the Fiesta wearing the Crown and the Tiara? Please? ^^
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:iconsilverslinger:
SilverSlinger Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
I'll see what I can do :D
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:iconlucio1995:
Lucio1995 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013
Thank you! ^^
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:icondittodude1211:
Dittodude1211 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your screenshot does show that the part on the forehead is actually his face, not the crown though, doesn't it?
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:iconlyricbrony:
LyricBrony Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You have a point
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:icontigrospottystripes:
TigroSpottystripes Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013
Actually, there is a bit of the forehead bit showing on that picture as well...
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:iconred-fox14:
Red-Fox14 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I want one...
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:iconsilverslinger:
SilverSlinger Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks :D
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:iconw0nderbolts:
W0nderbolts Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013
im jelly...
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:iconsilverslinger:
SilverSlinger Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
^^; the price to own this is kinda high, but it's all going to charity.
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:iconw0nderbolts:
W0nderbolts Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013
wearing it has a price though, you will be obsessed with stairs
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:iconvulcan-hyperion:
Vulcan-Hyperion Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013
You have no idea of the magnitude of want I have for this. Like if you would ever make more of these later on, id be happy enough to buy it up for any ridiculous price.
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:iconsilverslinger:
SilverSlinger Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Well I'm glad you like it :D Sadly, I probably won't be making another one.
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:icontheferbguy:
TheFerbguy Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
do you think you can give a manual on how to make this?
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:iconsilverslinger:
SilverSlinger Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
I never made a manual.
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:iconoshova750:
Oshova750 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013
Would you mind if I use the design idea for a cosplay I'm working on??
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