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16 Beautiful Tennis Bracelets For Wimbledon 2023
Bring some bling to the courts this summer
By | 3 weeks ago
Counting down the days until Wimbledon? Get ready for London’s biggest tennis tournament with a little sporting history, courtesy of the iconic tennis bracelet. Find out how the court jewellery staple came to be, and where to shop the most beautiful bracelets below.
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What is a Tennis Bracelet?
Characterised by its strong clasp, thin metal chain and row of symmetrically patterned stones, a tennis bracelet is the more common name for a ‘line diamond bracelet’. But how did it come to be? As the name suggests, the jewellery design was given a new lease of life on the tennis court itself.
The 1987 US Open saw professional tennis player Chris Evert pause her match, as she noticed that her George Bedewi diamond bracelet was no longer on her wrist. The following moments, which were played on live television, saw Chris search for her missing bracelet on the court – and find out that the reason for its disappearance was a broken clasp. The pop culture moment led to many jewellers adapting their designs into sturdier versions that could withstand sporting activities. Et voila: the tennis bracelet was born.
So what better way to welcome the British tennis season than with the sport’s very own unofficial merch? Shop our edit of the best tennis bracelets below.
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