History And Characteristics Of Cocktail Ring

A cocktail ring was originated and its history starts in the 1920s and they came into fashion in the 1940s and 1950s. They are large & feature a large cluster of stones like having an oversize center stone or  small stones in their surroundings.

Cocktail rings are still popular and are a fashionable jewel for women. They made a major comeback in 2006 at the red carpet of Oscar where many stars wore it.


The term Cocktail ring was born in the 1920’s in the US during the prohibition Period. In 1920 the commercial sale of alcohol was banned and there was a revolution against it.

As a result, the culture of underground cocktail parties came into existence. The stylish and fashionable women of the decade dressed up in their flamboyant flapper style with elegant jewels of pearl gemstone necklaces, stacks of bracelets but the ultimate accessory was the cocktail ring.

The cocktail ring was associates with the classic “independent woman” . It is prohibition as women use to drink liquors and enjoy in total secrecy by wearing the cocktail ring .

These rings gets its name from cocktails as women use to order their drinks by raising their right hand and showing their ring. In this way cocktail ring used to attract others attention.


During the 1950s and 60s, this cocktail ring became hugely famous. Its shifted from controversial statements that adds a perfect bit of oomph to any dinner party or opera night.

Nowadays cocktail parties are not that much common, still, a cocktail ring is famous for events like award shows etc.

Usually, the cocktail ring has a large center stone which is either diamond or precious gemstone and it is at least 3 carats in size. Today, most cocktail rings have faux stones in them.

Presently, this ring is loves and adores by many women who love elegance. Cocktail rings are still the way for women to get noticed.

Currently, the cocktail ring is a favorite jewel of those who love elegance, fashion and originality. Still, in modern times, wearing a cocktail ring with big gems or by surrounding diamonds are consider as women’s best ways to looks wonderful.


Those jewelry lovers who want to make bold & want to look stylish, then a cocktail ring is the best choice.

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