06 September 2020

Scandi Sparkler Spectacular: The Sparkling Sixteen!

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Round Three of our Scandinavian Sparkler Spectacular kicks off tomorrow, magpies! Here's a look at the tiaras that are still in the running for the champion's crown!

Top Seeded Tiaras
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Our top four seeds -- the Danish Ruby Parure Tiara, the Leuchtenberg Sapphire Parure Tiara, the Khedive of Egypt Tiara, and Queen Josefina's Diamond Tiara -- are all still in the competition!

Tournament Upset Tiaras
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But we've also got some surprises! Four tiaras have upset their way into the third round: the Vasa Tiara, the Connaught Diamond Tiara, Queen Louise's Diamond Tiara (our tourney Cinderella!), and Queen Alexandrine's Sapphire Tiara!

Tournament Bracket
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Here's a look at our updated Sparkling Sixteen rankings! How are your brackets doing, everybody? Get ready to vote again bright and early on Monday!