Why is it called a tennis bracelet?


What is a tennis bracelet?

Welcome to the sparkling world of Continental Diamond, where every piece tells a story, and elegance meets craftsmanship. Today, let's delve into the fascinating tale behind one of the most iconic accessories in the realm of fine jewelry: the diamond tennis bracelet.

Have you ever wondered why it's called a tennis bracelet? Is it because tennis players wear them on the court, adding a touch of glamour to their game? Well, not exactly. The origin of the name "tennis bracelet" is a captivating tale that dates back to the glamorous world of professional tennis in the late 20th century.

The story goes that during the 1987 U.S. Open, tennis superstar Chris Evert was playing a match when her elegant diamond bracelet slipped off her wrist and fell onto the court. Rather than stopping the game, Chris calmly asked the officials to pause the match until she could retrieve her precious bracelet. This incident sparked a fashion trend, as spectators were captivated by the dazzling sight of diamonds glistening on the tennis court.

Following this memorable event, diamond bracelets similar to the one worn by Chris Evert became known as "tennis bracelets." These bracelets typically feature a continuous row of sparkling diamonds set in precious metal, creating a timeless and versatile piece of jewelry that exudes sophistication and grace.

At Continental Diamond, we offer a stunning selection of tennis bracelets crafted with the finest diamonds and impeccable craftsmanship. Whether you're looking for a classic design with round brilliant diamonds or a more contemporary style with princess-cut stones, our curated collection has something to suit every taste and budget.

What sets our tennis bracelets apart is not just their exquisite beauty, but also the assurance of quality and authenticity that comes with every piece. Each diamond is meticulously selected and meticulously set by our master jewelers, ensuring that your bracelet will be a treasured heirloom for generations to come.

If you have any questions about our tennis bracelets or any other piece in our collection, our knowledgeable staff at Continental Diamond is here to assist you. Feel free to visit our store in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where you can experience the allure of our jewelry firsthand and discover the perfect piece to add to your collection.

Thank you for joining us on this journey through the history of the tennis bracelet. We invite you to explore our exquisite selection online or in-store and discover the beauty and brilliance of Continental Diamond.

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