The Best Tennis Necklaces Right Now
The tennis necklace is making a return. Legend has it that the tennis necklace gained its sporty name thanks to American tennis star Chris Evert who had a soft spot for a simple diamond bracelet set with diamonds. Since then, the famous tennis bracelet spawned a sibling: the tennis necklace, and it’s a winning everyday piece that looks good on everyone.
According to fashion experts, tennis necklaces never really go out of style. Whether you wear them casually or dress them up, tennis necklaces are versatile yet extremely stylish. Atop an evening look or worn casually in the day, tennis necklaces are all about effortless cool.
With Christmas just around the corner, you should know that tennis necklaces make the perfect gift. From classic to colorful and contemporary, we’ve handpicked the best tennis necklaces 2023 for every taste.
Tiffany & Co.
Diamond Line Necklace
Nothing says elegance quite like diamonds, and tennis necklaces adorned with these precious gems continue to be a top choice for women looking for a little sparkle. Tiffany & Co.’s Diamond Line Necklace set in platinum glistens with round brilliant and marquise diamonds. It boasts an intensity that rivals the night sky, offering a blend of dazzling diamonds in a sleek design that can be enjoyed every day for any occasion.
Essential Lines Necklace
A spin on the classic tennis necklace, Cartier’s piece sparkles with brilliant-cut diamonds and sapphires. If you’re looking to add a pop of color to your ensemble, this sapphire tennis necklace is your best choice. And with its deep blue hues, it is perfect for the winter season.
Round Brilliant Riviere Diamond Necklace
Indulge in the timeless allure of the Classics Collection with Harry Winston’s Round Brilliant Riviere Diamond Necklace. This exquisite piece features 111 stunning round brilliant diamonds seamlessly set in platinum prongs. The necklace is a celebration of unrivaled elegance and sophistication, where each diamond takes center stage, basking in its natural brilliance.
Serpenti Viper Necklace
A unique and contemporary twist on the classic tennis necklace. The Serpenti Viper Necklace in 18kt rose gold enchants with its sleek sensuality. Each scale is perfectly set with pavé diamonds. The distinctive design is a nod to Bulgari’s legacy of pushing the boundaries of traditional jewelry. The sinuous, serpentine scales, meticulously crafted, create a fluid and dynamic aesthetic that seamlessly wraps around the neckline, providing a statement piece that transcends convention.
Tiffany & Co.
While diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, pearls are making a strong comeback in 2023. Incorporate the timeless beauty of pearls into your tennis necklace collection for a touch of sophistication. Look for designs that pair pearls with other gemstones or metals for a modern and eclectic twist, like this spectacular pearl necklace from Tiffany & Co. Set in platinum, this necklace glows with lustrous Akoya cultured pearls and marquise diamonds, delivering unparalleled radiance to its wearers.
About The Author
Debbie Azar is the Co-Founder and President of Gemological Science International (GSI), one of the largest gemological organizations in the world, and a distinguished leader in the global diamond and jewelry industry. As an executive with extensive knowledge of the jewelry and gem lab industries, her entrepreneurial skills and vision have helped GSI achieve rapid and continuous growth worldwide, establishing 13 leading-edge gemological facilities on four continents. She currently serves on the boards of the Jewelers Vigilance Committee, Responsible Jewellery Council, and Jewelers for Children, and is a member of the 24 Karat Club of New York. She has been featured in Forbes, Daily Mail, Good Morning America, Bloomberg, Bloomberg Businessweek, Fox Business, Fox5, CBS2, BOLDTV, Varney&Co, The Street, and NASDAQ, among others.