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The oscillating lines of 125 claw-set brilliant cut diamonds of this 18K white gold Estate rivière bracelet from 1970 will encourage you to keep on going through every high and every low. After all, tennis bracelets such as this one have become a symbol of achievement; so why not profess the success of your love with this stunning jewel?
Antique jewelry object group: bracelet
Condition: excellent condition
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Country of origin: Although it does not carry any legible control marks we believe this to be of Belgian origin.
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Period: ca. 1970
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Material: 18K white gold
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Extra information: Tennis bracelet - The in-line thin diamond bracelet that features a symmetrical pattern of diamonds is called a tennis bracelet. Tennis bracelets exist much longer then the term used for them. According to Diamond Bug, in 1987 Chris Evert, the former World No. 1 woman tennis player and the winner of 18 Grand Slam singles titles, was playing in the U.S. Open. She was wearing an elegant, light in-line diamond bracelet, made by jeweler-to-the-stars George Bedewi, which accidentally broke and the match was interrupted to allow Chris to recover her precious diamonds. The "tennis bracelet" incident sparked a new name for the item and sparked a huge jewelry trend. Tennis bracelets continued to be worn by various tennis stars like Serena Williams and Gabriela Sabatini, and Diana Kerrison. Before this, they were just called rivière- or inline bracelets.
Diamonds: 125 brilliant cut diamonds with a total estimated weight of approx. 5.00 crt.
Note: All diamond weights, color grades and clarity are approximate since the stones were not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.
Total diamond weight: approx. 5.00 crt.
Birthstones: Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April.
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Hallmarks: "750" indicating 18K gold
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Dimensions: width 0,76 cm (0,30 inch), length 17,50 cm (6,89 inch)
Weight: 12,60 gram (8,10 dwt)
Reference Nº: 15019-0125
Copyright photography: Adin, fine antique jewelry
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