19 April 2020

Tournament of Brooches: The Play-In Results!


Get excited: we've got the results from our brooch tournament play-in contests!



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In our first contest, an abstract modern brooch faced off against a classic floral design. The Grima Ruby Brooch was favored by 32.4% of you, but the Diamond Wild Rose Brooch claimed victory with 67.6% of the vote!


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This one was a runaway! The Diamond Art Deco Clip Brooch prevailed over the Braemar Feather Brooch, winning 74.69% of the vote to the feather's 25.31%!


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Two unusual floral brooches were featured in this match-up. The Crystal Orchid Brooch won the day with 62.35% of the vote, while the Coral Rose Brooch took home 37.65%!


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This contest wasn't a close one. The Greville Ivy Leaf Clips were favored by 63.71% of voters, while the Modern Ruby and Diamond Spray Brooch only captured 36.29% of the vote!


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And here's our final bracket! Stay tuned ... the contest continues tomorrow!