15 April 2020

Tournament of Brooches: Braemar Feather vs Diamond Art Deco Clip

Will it be a fantastic feather or a classic clip in our second play-in contest?

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The Braemar Feather Brooch vs. The Diamond Art Deco Clip Brooch

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To mark her Golden Jubilee in 2002, the Braemar Royal Highland Society presented the Queen with this special eagle's feather brooch. She has worn the brooch, which is made of white and yellow gold, silver, and platinum, every year for the Braemar Highland Games since she received it.


The Diamond Art Deco Clip Brooch

This classic diamond clip brooch appears to be a vintage jewel, perhaps dating to the 1930s or 1940s, but the Queen's only been wearing it in public since 2015. Since then, it's made several significant outings, including a trip to Northern Ireland, and is often worn for palace audiences.

Our third surprise play-in contest will go live tomorrow morning!