A Cocktail Ring

A cocktail ring is worn at cocktail parties and has a dramatic large size. It was extremely popular during US prohibition at illegal cocktail parties and cocktail rings flaunted the facts that people were drinking illegally and were doing it with style. In the 1940s and 1950s cocktail parties were still popular events and the popularity of cocktail rings grew. Nowadays cocktail parties are still popular and people wear cocktail rings not only to such parties but to award shows like Emmys or the Oscar, to Broadway theater productions and film premiers.

Earlier cocktail rings were accented with precious stones, mostly diamonds, and nowadays it can be a faux stone as well. Of course, a cocktail ring meant to have a large stone will be too expensive with a real gem and therefore semi-precious stones are widely used. Costume jewelry won't cause significant harm to your pocketbook if it is stolen (what is very unlikely to happen) or lost. There are expensive and less expensive reproductions and most of them are so well doe that only the eye of professional can spot a fake stone. Reproductions using real gold range from 200 to 500 $ and the cocktail rings with real jewels cost from 10000 to 100000 $ and more.

The trend to have a large central stone of a less expensive gem is trendy today like garnet, blue topaz, amethyst and peridot are popular substitutions for real expensive gems in cocktail rings.

The bigger is the stone in your cocktail ring, the better. It should dazzle and catch the eyes.

Wearing a cocktail ring on any finger except the left ring finger and the right hand ring finger is widely chosen as well as index finger.

Of course, there are varieties of cocktail rings nowadays and Vintage style which is so popular toady is also available for cocktail rings. A stunning cocktail ring will complete your style and add a hint of chic elegance to your outlook.