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Chandelier of 10,000 Swarovski crystals floated across Sydney Harbor

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Riggers prepare a 9x9 m high chandelier covered with 10,000 Swarovski crystals prior to it being sailed up Sydney Harbour to take its place on a floating stage at Farm Cove in Sydney, Australia on Friday. he chandelier is part of the set for the La Traviata, an opera to be held outdoors and set against the Sydney Opera House.

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The chandelier is piloted by barge across Sydney Harbour.

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