08 November 2020

Diamond Tiara Tournament: Week One Results!


The results from our first week of voting are in!

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We began the week with a diamond fringe-off! Though the Kent City of London Fringe pulled in 26.75% of the vote, Queen Alexandra's Kokoshnik triumphed with 73.2%.

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This contest matched up beloved tiaras from the Spanish and Dutch royal vaults. The Dutch Diamond Bandeau flexed its heavyweight wattage, winning with 57.58% of your votes, while 42.42% of you selected the Spanish Floral Tiara.

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Two modern diamond sparklers were paired up here! Though Queen Noor's Diamond Tiara brought in a very respectable 47.61% of the vote, Princess Sibilla's Diamond Tiara was the winner with 52.39% of your votes.

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It was diamond buttons versus diamond scrolls in this match-up! The Belgian Scroll Tiara was the clear winner, raking in 77.71% of the vote, while the Swedish Six Button Tiara was selected by 22.29% of voters.

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This was a diamond floral battle! The Savoy-Aosta Tiara garnered 27.47% of your votes, but 72.53% of you chose the Dutch Laurel Wreath Tiara as the winner.

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Upset alert! Queen Mary's Diamond Bandeau was the winner in this match-up with 59.86% of the vote, knocking out the region's #3 seed, the Khedive of Egypt Tiara (which was chosen by 40.14% of voters).

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Two classic royal wedding tiaras were paired up in this contest! Though Queen Elisabeth's Art Deco Bandeau was selected by 25.53% of voters, Queen Mary's Fringe Tiara won the day with 74.47% of the vote.

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Our final contest of the week matched up tiaras from Denmark and Monaco! The Danish Floral Aigrette was the runaway winner in this match-up, winning 80.39% of the vote, while 19.61% of voters chose Princess Grace's Diamond Tiara.

We'll have more voting tomorrow, and more lovely jewels to enjoy later today!