The votes have been tallied, and we have a tiara tournament champion!
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It started off as a wedding gift from the young women of the nation to their future queen consort…
…and then became part of one of the ultimate royal jewelry collections…
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…was given to a princess by her grandmother as a wedding gift…
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…and now graces the head of the Queen! (How appropriate that her favorite tiara is crowned the winner of our tournament on her accession day!)
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This vote was a landslide! Though 28.19% of you chose Queen Alexandra’s Kokoshnik, the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara won our Diamonds Are Forever Tiara Tournament with 71.81% of the vote!
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Thanks to all of you who played along, voted, and commented during our latest tiara tournament. I’ve got more jewelry contests planned for the future, but for the next few weeks, we’re turning our attention to some rather romantic royal jewels! Stay tuned!