24 May 2020

Tournament of Brooches: Week Six Results!


The results of this week's brooch votes are in!



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No contest here! The Cullinan III and IV Brooch won the day, winning 84.37% of the vote, while Queen Mary's Lover's Knot Brooch brought in 15.63%.


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This match-up paired patriotic diamonds and classic emeralds. In the end, the Cambridge Emerald Cluster Brooch was triumphant with 62.76% of the vote, while the Australian Wattle Brooch was favored by 37.24% of voters.


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This one was a close one! While Queen Victoria's Pearl and Diamond Brooch was selected by 41.12% of voters, the Queen Mother's Aquamarine Art Deco Brooch won with 58.88% of the vote.


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Two nineteenth-century brooches faced off in this competition! Queen Victoria's Diamond Bow Brooches claimed a respectable 32.37% of the vote, but Empress Marie Feodorovna's Sapphire Brooch was triumphant with 67.63%.


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This one was something of a runaway! Prince Albert's Brooch was the favorite of 74.98% of voters, while the Queen Mother's Australian Hibiscus Brooch was chosen by 25.02% of you.


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This one came down to the wire! Queen Victoria's Diamond Fringe Brooch was chosen by 44.21% of voters, but Queen Alexandra's Wedding Brooch took the victory with 55.79% of the vote.


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This contest matched up two brooches inspired by nature. When the votes were counted, the Courtauld Thomson Scallop-Shell Brooch won with 66.08% of the vote, while the City of London Lily Brooch brought in 33.92%.


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Our final contest of the week gave us another impressive victory. While the Graving Dock Diamond Brooch managed to bring in 27.9% of the vote, the Crown Ruby Brooch won the day with 72.1%!


The next group of round two contests tips off tomorrow!