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Everything You Should Know About A Diamond Tennis Bracelet

No, you don’t need to be a tennis player in order to wear a diamond tennis bracelet. It just got its name owing to a strange tennis match in 1987 when a renowned tennis player Chris Evert lost his diamond bracelet in the middle of his match and decided to halt the match only to search for it. 

Due to that incident, that diamond bracelet got to be known as the diamond tennis bracelet. However, it’s just a normal diamond bracelet having multiple rows of the small diamonds (or gems) linked through a thin metal chain and it’s its versatility and sophisticated style that led to its revolution. To know more about it, go through this article.

What is a diamond tennis bracelet made of?

Although you will find various sorts of tennis bracelets nowadays, the classic one features small round and colorless diamonds in a 14k, 18k, or 24k white gold, yellow gold, or rose gold setting. You can also choose a platinum setting or sterling silver.

What are the new designs in a diamond tennis bracelet?

With the evolution of other types of diamonds like a Red diamond, Yellow diamond, Pink diamond, Black diamond, Brown diamond, and so on, new designs are also evolving in these diamond tennis bracelets. For instance, earlier, only white (colorless) diamonds were used against the colored ones being into use today. You can easily locate bracelets with either black or white diamonds or a mix of two. 

If not these, what about more economical brown diamonds with a rose gold setting? If still not satisfied, you can also go with a blend of diamonds with gemstones like emerald, sapphire, ruby, etc. Mark my words, with endless designs now a reality, sticking to a single bracelet is a bit difficult.

How can I put on my tennis bracelet?

As mentioned earlier, a diamond tennis bracelet is like any other bracelet. So, you can flaunt it every day. However, being utterly delicate and flexible, it’s important to make sure you wear it well. It’s mostly worn on the left wrist if you are right-handed (and vice-versa) as it will then go through minimal motion ensuring less or no damage to it. Furthermore, you can either put on a single bracelet or stack multiple and then flaunt them as one. 

In either case, it’s going to lift your elegance. For special occasions, you can even stack up to different diamond tennis bracelets with varied colored gold settings like Rose gold, White gold, Yellow gold, etc. Remember, you just need to use your creativity and fashion sense here.

How can I clean my diamond tennis bracelet at home?

Be it any diamond, you need to put emphasis on its time-to-time cleaning. For your bracelet, you can do any of the following.

Mild detergent

In a bowl, pour in some lukewarm water, a little amount of mild dish detergent, and drop your bracelet into this solution. Wait for some time so as to loosen the grip of the dust & oil particles and it’s done.


If you’re finding the above method time-consuming, you can simply rub some toothpaste against the bracelet and then wash it with plain water. 

Besides these, you can also use any popular jewelry cleaner or Ultrasonic Cleaner

Visit a goldsmith 

If you’re still not satisfied with the cleaning, pay a visit to a nearby goldsmith. He will definitely get the job done for you.

How to measure a perfect diamond tennis bracelet length?

Although a bracelet size doesn’t value much as it’s the case with rings, you won’t appreciate your bracelet if it’s in a suspended position from your wrist. Hence, it’s better to have an idea of what should be an ideal length of your diamond tennis bracelet. 

For this, take a measuring tape and take a rough idea of your bracelet’s length. Make sure to keep a half-inch extra at both ends for a comfortable fit. If still, it’s too loose or too tight, adjust it by removing a link from either end.

Are tennis bracelets unisex?

Earlier, a diamond tennis bracelet used to be women-centric as only ladies used to wear such articles. But now, since they are becoming equally popular among men, you can call it unisex. For men, single row tennis bracelets are not recommended. 


Can I wear my diamond tennis bracelet every day?

Yes, you can wear your tennis bracelet every day, with any clothing as they are flexible and goes well with everything. However, as they are delicate, refrain them from wearing while running or exercising.

How much does a diamond tennis bracelet cost?

It starts roughly from $2,500 and goes to as high as it can be(~$5000) depending upon the metal used, diamond size, and the number of diamonds used.

How many rows of diamonds are best for the bracelet?

Ideally, it depends upon one’s taste but anything starting from at least 2 rows of diamonds is better. Moreover, you can combine different colored gold settings for a better look.

What to notice while buying a diamond tennis bracelet?

While purchasing any diamond tennis bracelet, you should look for the diamond setting, scratches, metal quality, uniformity, and strength of the links in between the rows.

How many diamonds can a tennis bracelet have?

On average, a diamond tennis bracelet usually has up to 55 diamonds. Though, the longer the length, the higher the number of diamonds.

Can I shorten the length of my bracelet?

Yes, you can shorten the length of your diamond tennis bracelet by removing a link from either end but get it done by an experienced jeweler only. 

Why do they call it a diamond tennis bracelet?

It just got its name owing to a strange tennis match in 1987 when a renowned tennis player Chris Evert lost his diamond bracelet in the middle of his match and decided to halt the match only to search for it. 

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