What are cocktail rings and how to to pick one By Temptation JewelleryPosted on 29 November, 201929 November, 2019Cat General, TipsLeave a comment Cocktail rings are fancy and striking. They are designed to be eye catching and to attract everyone’s attention. That’s why only self-confident women feel comfortable enough to wear them. This kind of rings are bigger than regular rings and usually have an oversized center gem of vibrant colors or a lot of sparkling gems on their setting. There are various types of cocktail rings and each one of them tells something different about the lady who wears it. If you want to learn everything about this kind of rings, keep reading! A bit of history Cocktail rings became a essential piece of every women’s jewellery box since the 1920s, when they began to be seen in every kind of social events, especially at clandestine parties. The 20s were the crazy years, the Roaring Twenties, and there were huge changes on people’s lifestyle and culture. But, at the same time, the 20s were also years of the Volstead Act and a continuous fight for self-freedom. On top of that, women were celebrating their newly gained right to vote in most countries and didn’t mind to scream loud and clear that they were there and that they had power. The trend of the cocktail rings began by the hand of all this charismatic, provocative and electrifying women. Now a days, when women are stronger than ever, the cocktail rings are even more of a hot trend. How to wear cocktail rings There isn’t just one way to wear a cocktail ring. The nature of these rings is disruptive and that’s why they can be worn almost in any imaginable way. In fact, cocktail rings were designed to break with all things established. Because of their size, cocktail rings are usually worn on the middle finger. That way you won’t break the balance of the hand. Of course, you can wear them on any other finger. But try not to wear them on the little one, specially if they are too big. As you can imagine, this frolicsome rings can be worn on both hands. Although, is more common to see them on the right hand, since the left hand is where engagement and wedding rings go. This kind of rings are great to put the icing on any outfit. If you are wearing neutral colors, you can add a spark of colour and playfulness with a lively and disruptive cocktail ring. You can also combine them with any piece of clothing or accessory to get a great look. How to pick a cocktail ring The choice of a cocktail ring is very personal. It relays on a lot of factors: your personality, the kind of gems you like, the kind of look you want to get… But here are some tips that can help you picking. The best advice when it comes to this kind of rings is “always keep in mind the occasion”. Some cocktail rings are too dramatic to wear them on a daily basis. When going to work, try to pick smaller ones, with geometric shapes or neutral colors. That way, you’ll be able to save your memorable and quirky cocktail rings to astonish everyone on parties or any at event. If you are looking for this kind of rings, here you can take a look to our collection of cocktail rings. And, above all, be confident and show off your cocktail rings!!