What is a Tennis bracelet?
A subtype of bracelets that gets a category of their own, tennis bracelets is lustrous bracelets with a decorative element that repeats around the real jewel, most often with the same precious stone.
The term was essentially introduced into jewelry fashion in 1987 by the American tennis player Christine Evert, whose diamond, as she called, "tennis bracelet" broke during a game and
attracted everyone's attention.
Recognized also as a fashion star, the repeated Grand Slam winner set out the trend and later even claimed to be winning thanks to her exquisite diamond bracelet talisman. Since then,
tennis bracelets have been called precious bracelets inlaid with noble stones in a circle.
As usual, this type of jewelry migrated from famous stars to everyday life. Its more democratic version began to be called
a "tennis-style bracelet,” allowing jewelers to deviate from the