Looking for a unique piece of jewelry to wear for a night on the town? The cocktail ring is the perfect piece of accent jewelry to add the perfect touch of glamour to any outfit. Draw in the attention of all of those in your presence with a stunning cocktail ring.
The Original Cocktail Ring
Cocktail rings are considered costume jewelry. It is an oversized ladies ring. It has a large stone in the center and is surrounded by many smaller stones. It is be worn on any finger, excluding the ring finger of your left hand. These large diamond rings are generally worn on the index finger of the left hand. Cocktail rings originated in the 1930’s during prohibition, and became overly popular in the 40’s and 50’s. The rings were worn at cocktail parties where illegal liquor was being served to show that being rebellious with style was a class act. Cocktail rings in the early 1900’s served as a status symbol. The average cocktail ring size at that time was between three to five carats. The rings were made with precious stones. Cocktail diamond rings were prefered. For more affordable rings amethyst, topaz, garnet, and peridot were used.
Today’s Cocktail Ring
Cocktail, or costume jewelry rings are still a popular accessory today. Today they are generally worn with imitation stones, such as cubic zirconia. They are used to accentuate any outfit. Large diamond rings are still extremely popular with the stars. Stars dazzle the red carpet with eccentric cocktail diamond rings. Today, cocktail rings with real stones can cost anywhere from ten to one hundred thousand dollars.
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