Wait, do people think the gates are made of actual pearls? Really? Like Yahweh hired an interior decorated who was deep into Roman fashion and could get a good discount? Was it the same fellow who built the Taj Mahal?
« And for the walls, gemstones, gemstones everywhere. Nothing too gaudy, only emeralds, sapphires and rubys. We shall cover the place with the stuff. Brandon Sanderson shall love it. Pearls for all the gates and doors, naturally, and an obsidian floor, in case dragons invade. What's that? You don't get those here? Well, with all the winged fellows, I just assumed. No matter, it will still look jolly impressive, what. A spot of art here and there and I tell, God my lad, the place will look splendid. People will be lining up at the Crusade Recruitment Centres to get inside. »