Cocktail Rings : The History And When To Wear Them

The cocktail ring is a piece of jewelry with great style and timeless elegance today much loved by women of all ages. A frame that is characterized by a precious and semiprecious stone and multifaceted, was born in the twenties, during the Prohibition period. Originally, the frame was simple, but it has gradually become more embellished over the years. Today this ring is set with very different stones: from Amethyst to Topaz, its minimal, rose gold-plated setting enhances the light and brightness of the stone, making it the undisputed protagonist of this precious stone.

Cocktail Rings: The History of a Jewel With Timeless Appeal

This ring carries a captivating history that spans centuries. Initially, it graced the fingers of European nobility, serving as a symbol of prestige within royal courts. However, its true fame was forged during the Prohibition era. This period, characterized by strict alcohol consumption laws and rigid social customs for women, witnessed small acts of rebellion—and this ring played a significant role.

Legend has it that this ring became a clandestine symbol, worn by women during secret gatherings in private homes and hidden venues. These covert soirées provided a haven for ladies to indulge in prohibited liqueurs while proudly displaying their eye-catching and extravagant rings, vying for the attention of fellow guests. In 1950, with the end of Prohibition, this ring emerged from the shadows and entered the spotlight, earning widespread recognition and acclaim.

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The cocktail ring was meant to be worn on the right hand and to be shown off at parties. It was originally dubbed the 'cocktail ring' due to the manner in which women elegantly raised their hand to showcase their exquisite jewelry.

Today this ring is equipped with great charm and style and is much appreciated by those who appreciate originality. Bright and eye-catching, the minimal setting highlights the set stone, which must have large dimensions and unique brilliance. It can be used on different occasions, both during the day for a casual chic look with neutral tones such as powder pink, beige and all the pastel shades, and in the evening with dark or brighter colors such as black, blue or red. The important thing is knowing how to combine it well with your outfit: thanks to his big stone and to 9k rose gold setting, this ring certainly doesn't go unnoticed, but it's a good idea to carefully choose the clothes to match.

The Precious And Semiprecious Stones Of The Cocktail Ring

Which stone to choose for your cocktail ring? The charm of these gems lies in their shine and different facets of their color. The Bronzallure cocktail rings feature a setting with a romantic allure 9k rose gold which is combined with the preciousness of carefully selected natural stones. You can choose between Amethyst, the stone with the characteristic purple color, whose meaning is linked to balance and peace. Having this stone with you is said to prevent all problems related to insomnia. Also the citrus it is a stone set in the Bronzallure cocktail model: with an intense yellow colour, this jewel with a simple but refined design is perfect for completing every look and making you special. Finally, here's the Topaz, defined by all as the stone of truth, capable of emanating strong energy and having beneficial effects on the entire body and mind. With its light blue color this ring gives charm and elegance to the wearer.

Now that you know all the details about the cocktail ring, in addition to its' history and the anecdotes that revolve around this jewel, you also know when it can be used. Both during the day and in the evening, but especially at night as in its' origins, with this jewel you will never go wrong! You will be able to stand out in every way, feeling special even in the simplest ensemble. Now all that remains is to choose which stone best suits your personality and style to give yourself a one-of-a-kind ring, capable of being remembered for its originality and the refined simplicity that distinguishes it. A very chic piece of jewelery with a retro flavour, to be shown off from morning to night and which will take you straight back to the Great Gatsby!