What is a Tennis Bracelet?
A "Tennis" Bracelet is an elegant piece of jewellery that is generally made up of a symmetrical pattern of diamonds or gemstones that connected strip of thin precious metal. The stones in a Diamond Tennis Bracelet are usually the same size, shape, colour and clarity as each other. Diamond Tennis Bracelets were initially known as ‘line diamond bracelets’ – however in the 1987 U.S. Open Tennis Championships, Chris Evert, lost her diamond bracelet during the middle of a match. The game was stopped so Evert could search for the missing bracelet - while television viewers and spectators in the stands watched. After the diamond bracelet was recovered, the match resumed.
How do you wear a Tennis Bracelet?
After that well known event, the tennis bracelet became a crucial fashion piece. , As Chris Evert’s original intention, it can be be styled casually or paired with diamond necklace and diamond earrings for a complete formal jewellery set. If your are chasing something more original, discover some of the most unique diamond tennis bracelets from our stunning collections. Tennis bracelets are typically worn on the wrist relatively loosely, however not so loosely that they are unsecure or will slip over your hand. For a tennis bracelet, there is no "correct" fit other than the one that feels right to you, looks beautiful, and is pleasant to wear. A good rule of thumb is to make sure there is only room for one finger between the bracelet and your wrist. If you're buying someone a tennis bracelet as a gift, you may want to measure their wrist or another bracelet they already have to be sure it fits nicely.
Wearing a tennis bracelet with a watch has now become a high fashion statement when worn on the same arm/wrist, usually the watch higher up the arm than the bracelet. Paring with a watch gives you a fashion edge and an elegant style - however make sure that the diamonds and gemstones on your Diamond Tennis Bracelet go with your outfit, watch and other accessories.
Tennis bracelets are the ideal addition to your collection of everyday jewellery because they may be worn alone, with diamond earrings, or with a women's watch to complete the look. You should take good care of your tennis bracelet when wearing it every day and make sure to take it off before exercising, taking a shower, or going swimming because a diamond tennis bracelet is constructed of precious metals and jewels.
You can also wear your tennis bracelet as part of your Wedding Bridal Set. It also adds versatility and style when paired with alongside Wedding & Engagement Rings.
Assessing the quality of a Tennis Bracelet
There are a lot of fake and low quality tennis bracelets on the market today, so its very important to do some prior research before making a purchase. Generally speaking , there are some factors you will want to check to ensure your purchase is genuine.
First, you will want to check the type of diamond used in the tennis bracelet. Its important to know the 4C's of diamond and ensure that they are GIA certified. As a premier supplier of Natural Mined Diamonds and Lab Grown Diamonds, H&H Jewellery only uses genuine ethically sourced diamonds to ensure your piece of mind.
The second factor to pay attention to is the type of metal used to create your tennis diamond. Since most tennis bracelets are worn everyday, its important to consider the metals durability. The most commonly used metals are usually yellow gold, rose gold, white gold, platinum or silver as these metals tend to last longer with everyday wear.
Caring for your Tennis Bracelet
Tennis bracelets should be handled with care, just like any other priceless jewellery, to ensure longevity. While wearing your diamond tennis bracelet every day is acceptable, it will stay glittering if you take it off and store it safely before going to bed, taking a shower, going swimming, or cleaning. You can keep your tennis bracelet clean by regularly wiping it down with a soft cloth. At H&H Jewelley we also offer professional cleaning & repair services if required.
Some great picks from our range of Diamond Tennis Bracelets.
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Where is H&H Jewellery located?
We have three conveniently located Jewellery Stores in Melbourne;
414 Glenhuntly Rd, Elsternwick Vic 3185
Tel: 03 9530 0611
586 Chapel Street, South Yarra Vic 3141
Tel: 03 9824 1088
192 Collins Street, Melbourne Vic 3000
Tel: 03 9650 2727