Tiffany & Co. today announced that tennis champion Maria Sharapova will wear Elsa Peretti® earrings at the 2010 Wimbledon Championships, June 21 – July 4 at the All England Lawn Tennis Club.
The earrings selected for Wimbledon are a sterling silver design from Elsa Peretti’s celebrated Diamonds by the Yard® collection. Introduced in 1974, the collection is a classic of modern jewelry design, its fine shimmering chains and bezel-set stones lauded as the look that changed forever the role of diamonds in fashion.
“Wearing Diamonds by the Yard on the court is a perfect example of how Elsa Peretti made diamonds fashionable anytime and anywhere,” Ms. Sharapova said. “It’s a pleasure to wear her signature of elegant simplicity.”
The partnership between Ms. Sharapova and Tiffany & Co. covers the four Grand Slam events: the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open. During each event, the tennis champion wears earrings from Tiffany for Maria Sharapova, a select group of earrings that are available at Tiffany & Co. stores around the world.
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