How the Diamond Tennis Bracelet Got its Name


A diamond Tennis bracelet is one of the most popular and timeless pieces of jewelry. You will find it in most women’s jewelry boxes. Its beauty and elegance make it the perfect bracelet to add a touch of glamour to your style.

Originally the classic diamond Tennis bracelet was simply named line bracelet, diamond bracelet or an eternity bracelet made popular by stylish women in the 1920’s.  The design of the bracelet was a flexible line of diamonds set very close together on precious metal links. The name evolved in 1978 when world ranked tennis player Chris Evert was playing at the US Open. Upon realizing that her diamond bracelet was no longer on her wrist, she asked for the match to be stopped until the bracelet was located. The match was being broadcast live and the remarkable incident scored the diamond “Tennis” bracelet a place in history. Women wanted the diamond “Tennis” bracelet making it popular and changing the name forever. Many top tennis players wear a tennis bracelet or two on the court bringing the Iconic bracelet even more acknowledgment of its chic popularity.

This perfect classic piece of jewelry can be worn while playing different types of sports and easily transition into an elegant evening out.  There are many variations on the types of diamond Tennis bracelets, different settings, thicknesses, colored stones or precious metals. Gabriel & Co., offers a wide selection of diamond Tennis bracelets to reflect your timeless style.  

This bezel set white gold tennis bracelet is a timeless piece that would look stunning on any women.

This bracelet design of alternating white gold oval diamond links and yellow gold rope circle links combine a fashionable look that can easily go from day to night.

This wide endless link design of diamonds set in 14k rose gold is sure to make you the center of attention. 

This classic timeless diamond tennis is truly a must have in every woman’s collection. It will never go out of style.

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