Cocktail rings are undeniably chic, with exuberant colors and spirited designs. Cocktail rings come in colors to match every outfit and are always fun and stylish to wear. Can't decide what to give that special lady who loves a splash of glamour? Give her a cocktail ring from the Topazery collection. Set with fabulous oversized gemstones, like citrine, amethyst, jade, sapphire, peridot and many more... a cocktail ring will be a treasured gift that is worn often.
A Brief History of Cocktail Rings
During prohibition in the US, cocktail rings became quite fashionable to wear at illegal "cocktail" parties. Women attended these cocktail parties in style, flashing their glamorous, colorful rings. These boldly designed cocktail rings became status symbols for the women who wore them. Cocktail rings continued to be popular into the 1940's and 1950's. Celebrities today have made cocktail rings with large diamonds and gemstones a fashion statement. Cocktail rings are especially popular for formal dressy occasions as well as events like film premiers, Broadway theater productions, and award shows like the Oscars or Emmys.
The oval aquamarine that highlights this vintage cocktail ring floats on the finger like a miniature sea. The band is accented with rose and green gold flowers and leaves which appear to hold the blue liquid afloat.
Details: Antique. Circa 1925 to 1935. Trademark RB&R. 18k white gold. Oval aquamarine, 4.36 carats.
The pretty band of this Edwardian antique ring is pierced with a floral and bow motif. Two matching white sapphires burst from the center of this flowery ribbon backsplash. These focal point gemstones are hexagonal set side by side. A flame fusion blue sapphire is wedged between the two white sapphires, dividing this antique ring into two distinct yet equally scene-stealing segments.
Details: Antique, Edwardian. Circa 1920. 18k white gold. Round cut white and rectangular cut blue sapphires; 1.55 carats.
Like a carnival fun-house mirror, this vintage cocktail ring's aquamarine captivates at every twist and turn. The gemstone's unique shape, with curved sides, attracts immediate attention.The mounting has a pierced floral and filigree design on the shoulders.
Details: Vintage. Circa 1930. Trademark star in a hexagon.14k white gold. Hexagonal cut aquamarine; 3.85 carats.
Even spring's most perfect lilac couldn't rival this vintage cocktail ring's amethyst. The focal point gemstone is framed in metallic lacework Contrasting green gold flowers whimsically play peek-a-boo amidst the pierced filigree band.
Details: Vintage. Circa 1930. Trademark M-M-M. 14k white gold. Rectangular cut amethyst; 5.11 carats.
As a child you may have lifted the lid on grandma's jewelry box, only to see your own joyous reflection staring back at you from the lid underneath. This vintage 1930s floral ring recaptures that youthful exuberance with an aquamarine so crystalline it reflects the light like a mirror. The greenish blue gemstone is set in a pierced floral mounting.
Details: Vintage. Circa 1930. Trademark OB. 14k white gold. Rectangular aquamarine; 2.81 carats.
An aquamarine mesmerizes like a liquid pool in this vintage engagement ring. Barrel faceted mixed cut in shape, the aquamarine is set in an elaborate filigree mounting. A close look at the fancy filigree band reveals an explosion of flower blossoms, butterflies, curlicues and milgrain trim.
Details: Antique. Circa 1930. 14k white gold. Aquamarine, 1.99 carats.
An ebony butterfly dances in a field of 14k white gold filigree flowers in this antique cocktail ring. The butterfly's tablet cut onyx wingspan is centerpieced with an octagonal set round single cut diamond. The lovely floral filigree cutwork extends down the shoulders of the band.
Details: 14k white gold. Round single cut diamond; 0.03 carats; Tablet onyx. Circa 1930s or later.
This smashing antique aquamarine cocktail ring is for the woman who likes rings that make a dramatic statement on her finger. The focal point greenish blue marquise cut aquamarine weighs 5.10 carats. The 14 yellow gold band that clutches the aquamarine is highlighted with scalloped wings at the shoulders and fancy open scrollwork around the bezel. Circa 1920.
Filigree Antique Cocktail Ring with Green Sapphires
This filigree cocktail ring from the Topazery Earth collection bursts with contemporary flavor that will appeal to both modern and antique jewelry lovers. The mirror image design of this antique dinner ring produces a fanciful optical illusion. Twin round green sapphires join forces to lend 1.45 carats of springtime gemstone appeal to the finger. The pierced 18k white gold band boasts scallops, poesies and crescent leaves. Circa 1920.
An Art Deco antique diamond dinner ring demands attention with its hand wrought mounting and elongated filigree design. The North-South setting of this antique cocktail ring gives it distinctive flair. A trio of old style round brilliant cut diamonds cascades down the center of this platinum intrigue. An additional twelve old style round full cut diamonds are sprinkled throughout. The combined weight of all the diamonds, which range in color from G to H and clarity from VS1 to SI2 is 0.85 carats. Circa 1930 or later.
This antique aquamarine cocktail ring captures the bold and daring spirit of the 1920s. The elongated teardrop setting of this Art Deco dinner ring shows off a marquise cut aquamarine. A collection of fourteen round single cut diamonds surround the centerpiece gemstone. They have a combined diamond weight of 0.18 carats. A 14k white gold band provides a tonal backsplash for the dramatic milgrain-trimmed gemstone setting. The shoulders of the band are carved in a feathery design. Circa 1920.
Tie up her heart forever with this antique cocktail ring with a diamond bow motif. The focal point of this antique ring is a romantic pear cut pink tourmaline weighing 1.70 carats. Adding a whimsical touch is a bow-arranged collection of fifteen round single cut diamonds from which the tourmaline suspends. These diamond accents total 0.20 carats. An 18k yellow gold mounting with a white gold top provides the backdrop for this antique dinner ring. Circa 1920 or later.
Old mine cut diamonds create a dazzling halo around a 6.8mm Akoya pearl in this antique pearl ring. This antique engagement ring's shimmering top is accentuated with ten old mine cut diamonds. Two additional rose cut diamonds dapple the shoulders of the hand-wrought 18k yellow gold band. These twelve diamonds total 2.54 carats. The centerpiece Akoya pearl that is peg set amidst all this diamond radiance is slightly greenish brown with orange and rose overtones. This antique pearl ring is circa 1920.
This bold and exuberant amethyst cocktail ring draws one's attention like a bright summer garden. The 14k white gold band is pierced in a floral and leaf motif. Green gold accents along the shoulders flirt with silver white pearls, which are strung on wire at each end of the mounting. Rising boldly above all of this detail is a 5.36 carat marquise shaped amethyst. Circa 1930.
This antique cameo ring features a classic hand wrought 18k white gold mounting. The hardstone cameo is carved white on black and depicts a woman's right profile. She is in Elizabethan dress and is wearing earrings and a necklace. The 18k white gold band of this antique cameo ring is engraved in a leaf motif. Circa 1920.
Art Deco Antique Dinner Ring with Old European Cut Diamonds
Ornate and alluring, this this Art Deco antique dinner ring with old European cut diamonds is geometrically intruquing. The octagonal top setting of this antique cocktail ring is highlighted around its geometric rim with a collection of eight rectangular faceted mixed cut and two triangular faceted mixed cut blue sapphires. The total gemstone weight of all the sapphires is 0.28 carats. A pair of old European cut diamonds is tucked in the center of the octagon and total 0.81 carats. A hand-engraved 18k white gold band with a leaf motif provides the setting for this Art Deco dinner ring. Circa 1925 to 1930.
The 18k white gold setting of this Art Deco antique filigree dinner ring is fashioned in a North-South design. The filigree is accentuated with a pair of triangular faceted mixed cut blue sapphires. These sapphires weigh 0.10 carats . A trio of old style round brilliant cut diamonds is set down the center of this antique dinner ring. Totaling 0.49 carats, they range in color from E to G and in clarity from VVS2 to VS1. Circa 1925.
The lacy romance of yesteryear is captured in this antique filigree and diamond dinner ring. Delicately pierced 14k white gold filigree provides a dramatic backdrop for this antique cocktail ring's focal point diamond. Amidst this romantic and airy sea of shimmering metal lies an old European cut diamond. Weighing 0.28 carats, the diamond that highlights this antique dinner ring is J in color and SI1 in clarity. Circa 1920.
According to Chinese lore, good luck will befall the person who sets a turtle free. The platinum band of this Art Nouveau turtle motif antique ring is topped with a collection of gemstone elements that are arranged to form a tortoise. A 2.8 carat oval cabochon star sapphire forms the turtle's shell while a collection of six round single cut and straight baguette cut diamonds form the head, legs and tail. The total diamond weight of this Art Nouveau turtle motif ring is 0.09 carats. This charming antique ring would make a special gift for any occasion. Circa 1910.
This bold and classic vintage aquamarine cocktail ring demands to be noticed. The platinum band of this vintage ring rises to a playful mounting of openwork hearts, rhomboids and crowns. A 14.27-carat emerald cut aquamarine is set inside this display of metallic elements. A pair of straight cut baguette diamonds flanks the aquamarine for a total diamond weight of 0.30 carats. Circa 1950 or later.
Return to the chic style of the 1940s with this lavish coral and diamond antique cocktail ring. Like a creamy-hued egg, a magnificent coral rests in a resplendent nest of diamond and gold. Floating above the finger, it is buoyed beneath by an engraved framework of 14k gold. From above, bright single cut diamonds encircle it like a dazzling wreath. Both glamorous and casual, subtle and shining, this ring elegantly balances gentle contradictions in a singular accessory. scant.
Details: Antique, circa 1940. 14k yellow gold. Hand engraved gallery. Round single cut diamonds; 0.84 ct. Oval, cabochon cut natural coral; 14.19 ct.
Diamonds and platinum create a glittering orb of light in this antique diamond cocktail ring. A total of forty-eight old style full cut diamonds wind their way around a center old style round brilliant cut diamond. This center diamond has a color rating of F, a clarity rating of VVS2 and a weight of 0.29 carats. The combined weight of all the diamonds accentuating this antique cocktail ring is 2.04 carats. Circa 1930.
This fabulous Edwardian platinum and diamond dinner ring shines like the brightest stars in a moonlit sky. The platinum band of this antique dinner ring is highlighted by a GIA certified K-colored, SI1-clarity old European cut diamond. This 1.31-carat diamond is accented with a collection of 62 round single and rectangular table cut diamonds. The total diamond weight of this Edwardian dinner ring is 1.94 carats. The curved design of the setting hugs the top of the finger for a fabulous fit. Circa 1910. From the Topazery Tara Collection.
Like a meteor shower, this antique style ruby and diamond engagement ring stardusts the finger. The centerpiece round faceted mixed cut ruby has a purplish red hue and weighs 0.63 carats. Nine round full cut diamonds surround the ruby for a total diamond weight of 0.92 carats. A 14k white gold setting provides a shimmering backdrop to this ring's stone ensemble. This is a new ruby and diamond engagement ring in the antique style. From the Topazery "Vintage" Collection.
The purple hues of royalty are beautifully presented in this antique amethyst and pearl cocktail ring's centerpiece gemstone. The oval faceted mixed cut amethyst weighs 13.74 carats. A collection of silver-white semi Baroque pearls surround the amethyst in a soft halo. The 14k yellow gold band of this antique dinner ring is topped with white gold gallery wire bezels. Circa 1955 or later.