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What is Cocktail ring
A Cocktail ring or sometimes as know as dinner rings are very dramatic and flashy rings with large center stones and usually accented with pave settings. Most of these oversized ladies ring may be called cocktail rings. These beautiful rings that radiate glamour and luxury were often worn at cocktail parties, but these days it may be worn to any special occasions.
History of Cocktail ring
Even though these oversized cocktail rings have existed way before American prohibition, but it is believed that the term of "Cocktail ring" has begun back at 1920s'. When the American prohibition banned manufacture and sales of alcohol at 1920
It is believed that cocktail rings got their name because this prohibition. Prohibition has caused people to hold illegal underground cocktail parties, where women would be dressed in their most flamboyant cocktail dresses. Finishing touches to the fancy cocktail dresses, many wore a large cocktail ring that will catch everyone's attention in the room.
As they wielded their cocktail glasses, the same hand with a cocktail ring will sparkle even under the dim light. The bigger and flashier the cocktail ring was meant more fashionable women to be. As time passed during the 1950s and 1960s the cocktail ring has become popular again for dinner parties or formal social occasions and its popularity continues till today like how actress wear cocktail rings to Academy Awards or Oscars.
How to wear Cocktail ring
A Cocktail ring should be worn on the right hand mostly on your index finger or ring finger and it shouldn't pass over the bottom of your knuckles.It is best to be worn by itself or at most it should be accented or complement with earrings or left-hand ring.
The Design of the cocktail ring should match the events attending to. when placed close to the dress, the ring should not appear discordant or ugly. As the cocktail ring brings lots of attention to your hands, be sure to treat your hands and make them look delightful.
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