31 May 2020

Tournament of Brooches: Week Seven Results!


The results for your Week Seven votes are in!



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This contest paired up two vibrant colored gems! While the Brazilian Aquamarine Brooch pulled in 38.16% of the vote, the Williamson Pink Diamond Brooch won with 61.84%.


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These votes are getting so tough and so close! The Diamond Maple Leaf Brooch prevailed with 52.36% of your votes, but 47.64% of you cheered hard for Queen Elizabeth II's Aquamarine Clips.


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In the battle between two heirlooms, the younger contestant triumphed! Queen Adelaide's Brooch was chosen by 22.67% of you, but the Cullinan V Brooch prevailed with 77.33% of the vote.


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This was another nail-biter! The Jardine Star Brooch ultimately won the day with 56.72% of your votes, though Queen Mary's Russian Brooch claimed 43.28% of the vote.


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Talk about a stunning upset -- a number one seed has fallen! While the Duchess of Cambridge's Pearl Pendant brooch was selected by 35.25% of voters, the Cullinan VI and VIII Brooch ran away with a surprise victory, claiming 64.75% of the vote.


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This contest paired up a Cartier diamond bauble with an heirloom amethyst brooch. The Kent Amethyst Brooch pulled out a win, nabbing 69.49% of the vote to the Queen Mother's Palm Leaf Brooch's 30.51%.


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The snowflake survives again! The Cinderella of the tournament, the Sapphire Jubilee Snowflake Brooch, defeated the Pearl Triangle Brooch, bringing in 61.8% of the vote to the Triangle's 38.2%.


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In one final close contest for the week, the Romanov jewel was victorious. While Queen Mary's Richmond Brooch was favored by 43.39% of voters, 56.61% of you chose the Russian Sapphire Cluster Brooch.


That's the end of our second round of the Tournament of Brooches! The Sweet Sixteen round begins bright and early tomorrow...