22 March 2020

Tiara Tournament: The Sweet Sixteen (Part 2!)


The second half of our first round results from the Tiara Tournament are here!



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No surprises here -- the Wall of Diamonds handily defeated the Queen's most unpopular tiara in this match-up. The Burmese Ruby Tiara squeaked out 22.25% of the vote, but Queen Alexandra's Kokoshnik triumphed with 77.75%!


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Our first upset of the tournament (if you can really call a five seed defeating a four seed an upset!) came in this contest. Queen Mary's Diamond Bandeau took 61.32% of the vote, while the Kent Pearl Festoon Tiara commanded 38.68%.


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In this battle of sleek vs. spectacular, the sentimental family tiara prevailed. While the Brazilian Aquamarine Tiara brought in 26.28% of the vote, Princess Andrew's Meander Bandeau won over 76.72% of you!


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In this battle of the Gloucesters and the Kents, the heirloom won the day. While the Ogilvy Tiara claimed a healthy 30.44% of the vote, it was the Iveagh Tiara that triumphed with 69.56% of the vote!


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No Cinderellas in this tournament so far! The number one seed, the Greville Tiara, danced away with the victory in this contest, taking 85.91% of the vote to the Wessex Wedding Tiara's 14.09%.


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In this fierce battle between Prince Albert and Queen Mary, the Prince Consort prevailed! While the Teck Turquoise Tiara took 44.01% of the vote, the close contest was won by the Oriental Circlet with 55.99%!


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Two tiaras from Princess Margaret's jewelry box faced off in this match-up. Even with its royal wedding experience, the Cartier Halo Tiara fell, taking 43.94% of the vote to the 56.06% won by Queen Mary's Russian Bandeau!


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Our most lopsided match-up turned out to be this one! The Aquamarine Pineflower Tiara only managed to pull in 12.3% of the vote, and the Greville Emerald Kokoshnik won over a whopping 87.7% of you!


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Here's our final Sweet Sixteen bracket for the Tiara Tournament! Which contests are you most looking forward to in the next round? Voting begins tomorrow!