A diamond tennis bracelet is a continuous row of individually set diamonds, typically in a uniform design. The diamonds in a tennis bracelet are often prong-set in precious metals like platinum or gold. This setting allows the stones to shine brilliantly and create a continuous sparkling effect around the wrist.
Mark Broumand excels in blending the classic charm of fine jewelry with enduring design. Our brand revolves around an unwavering dedication to quality, ensuring that our clients experience nothing short of excellence. If you are interested in the craftsmanship of our bracelets, please reach out to us.
The Incident that Made the Diamond Tennis Bracelet Popular
Few bracelets boast the iconic status, easy wearability, and widespread popularity of the tennis bracelet. While its aesthetic roots can be traced back to the 1920s and perhaps even further into history, this casually luxurious piece truly embedded itself in our fashion lexicon during the vibrant era of disco, jersey fabrics, and glam in the 1970s.
As a symbol of the evolving intersection between fine jewelry and informal attire, tennis player Chris Evert notably made the delicate strings of diamonds on her wrist a style signature during matches. The term "tennis bracelet" gained widespread use when, during the U.S. Open in 1978, Evert's bracelet flew off her arm, causing a halt in the match until it was found.
Characteristics of a Diamond Tennis Bracelet
The diamond tennis bracelet stands as a timeless emblem of sophistication in the world of jewelry. Renowned for its simple design, this bracelet seamlessly blends classic aesthetics with contemporary allure.
A Continuous Row of Individually Set Diamonds
A defining characteristic of a diamond tennis bracelet is the incorporation of a continuous row of individually set diamonds. This design feature imparts a sense of seamless luxury, as each diamond is meticulously placed to create an unbroken line of sparkling brilliance.
The diamonds, often of consistent size and cut, are individually secured in prong settings, allowing them to catch and reflect light from various angles. This arrangement enhances the bracelet's overall aesthetic appeal and also ensures that the diamonds are securely held in place.
A Simple and Uniform Design
The bracelet is marked by a straightforward aesthetic, where each diamond is arranged in a consistent pattern, creating a harmonious and balanced look. This understated design allows the diamonds to take center stage, showcasing their natural beauty without distraction.
The uniformity in spacing and arrangement of the diamonds adds to the bracelet's visual coherence and imparts a versatility that makes it suitable for both formal occasions and everyday wear.
Diamonds that Make Tennis Bracelets Shine
The diamonds that grace tennis bracelets elevate them beyond mere adornments, turning them into statements of enduring style. Known as the 4 Cs, a diamond's cut, color, clarity, and carat are the key criteria to asses the gem's value.
The craftsmanship of the cut influences how light interacts with the diamonds, affecting their brilliance. In tennis bracelets, the cut is particularly crucial for ensuring a harmonious and consistent radiance throughout the piece. A well-executed cut enhances the diamonds' ability to reflect and refract light, creating a mesmerizing play of brilliance.
Our collection of diamond tennis bracelets includes a wide range of cuts:
The color of the diamonds influences the overall aesthetic appeal of the tennis bracelet. While colorless diamonds are highly sought after for their timeless elegance, some may prefer diamonds with subtle tints that lend a distinctive character to the bracelet.
The spectrum of colors in tennis bracelets ranges from icy whites to warm hues, each contributing to a unique and personalized charm. While the majority of bracelets in our collection feature colorless diamonds, we also have tennis bracelets with yellow diamonds.
The clarity of diamonds in tennis bracelets refers to the absence of internal flaws or inclusions, ensuring a captivating and flawless visual experience. A higher clarity grade implies minimal imperfections, allowing light to enhance the bracelet's brilliance.
As a continuous row of diamonds adorns the wrist, the collective carat weight becomes a defining characteristic. Carat weight influences the size and overall presence of the diamonds, adding a touch of luxury to the bracelet.
How Precious Metals Elevate Diamond Tennis Bracelets
Beyond the brilliance of the diamonds themselves, the choice of precious metals serves as a pivotal design element that enhances the overall aesthetic and value of these iconic pieces. Whether fashioned in platinum, white gold, yellow gold, or rose gold, each precious metal brings its distinctive characteristics, setting the tone for the bracelet's style.
As one of the rarest and most durable precious metals, platinum provides a perfect canvas for showcasing the brilliance of diamonds. Its naturally white hue complements the sparkle of diamonds, enhancing their radiance without introducing any tint.
Platinum ensures the longevity of a tennis bracelet, making it a timeless and cherished piece. The strength of platinum also allows for intricate designs, providing a secure setting for each diamond in the continuous row.
The rich, buttery hue of yellow gold provides a beautiful contrast to the sparkling diamonds, creating a harmonious blend that exudes sophistication. Yellow gold adds a touch of vintage charm to the bracelet, making it a versatile and enduring piece of jewelry.
The malleability of gold allows for intricate designs and detailing, enabling artisans to create unique and personalized tennis bracelets.
This precious metal offers a sleek and sophisticated backdrop for the brilliance of diamonds. Its cool, silvery tone complements the icy sparkle of diamonds, creating a striking visual contrast. White gold's versatility allows for intricate designs and delicate settings, ensuring that each diamond in the tennis bracelet is securely showcased while maintaining a refined aesthetic.
Rose gold's popularity has surged in recent years due to its versatility and ability to complement various skin tones. When paired with the brilliance of diamonds in a tennis bracelet, the result is a harmonious fusion of romantic charm and contemporary sophistication.
The soft and subtle color of rose gold adds a unique character to the bracelet, offering a delightful departure from traditional metal choices.
Discover Mark Bromand's Diamond Tennis Bracelets
Our jewelry pieces are handcrafted by skilled artisans in Downtown Los Angeles who have over 300 years of collective experience in the field. Throughout the entire production process, Mark himself oversees each stage to ensure an impeccable level of craftsmanship and attention to detail.
We believe in making luxury accessible. Offering wholesale pricing on all our pieces, we empower our clients to acquire high-end jewelry without compromising on quality. Contact us today to find a diamond tennis bracelet within your price range.