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tennis bracelet

n.
A bracelet containing many small gemstones, such as diamonds, that are set and linked one after the other into a narrow chain.

[So called because Christine Marie Evert wore such a bracelet while competing in the 1987 United States Open Tennis Championships and stopped play to search for it when its clasp broke and it fell off during a match.]
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We were tempted by the Dukes Jewellery with up to 87% off, especially the Slim Tennis Bracelet Duo Pack for PS35, instead of the rrp of PS160.
Her look was completed with a family heirloom diamond tennis bracelet and mother-of-pearl and Swarovski crystal chandelier earrings.
Once completed, the final product appears as a solidly constructed tennis bracelet.
The 39-year-old actress accessorised her look with nude make-up, a pair of diamond earrings, a thin tennis bracelet, and her wedding ring.
It was teamed with a delicate Platinum round white diamond tennis bracelet totalling 12cts and brilliant-cut diamond studs with diamond micro-surround setting totalling 3.
Her Christmas gifts run more toward a new set of foul weather gear than a diamond tennis bracelet.
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Four years ago, my dad made me a tennis bracelet and I lost it in two months.
Other items to be liquidated include Mark Rand's menu of fine wines, a Picasso drawing, a seven-piece jade collection, his diamond cross pendant, Rolex watch, wedding band and Garrard watch and his wife's tennis bracelet, diamond earrings, wedding band and engagement ring.
The tennis bracelet is very tough yet very flexible, making it stand out from any other type of tennis bracelet.
Show me one more commercial in which "holiday sparkle" means a diamond tennis bracelet from Kay's, and I shall rip Santa's face off.
Madame Tussauds added diamond earrings, tennis bracelet and a ring, as well as a glittering pin on the jacket lapel of the figure, which sports the singer's trademark blonde quiff.