Cocktail ring history – mystery

History of a Cocktail rings

It became popular in the time of prohibition (1919-33) in the US, at illicit cocktail parties and secret clubs, which were known as “speakeasies”. Woman used these social gatherings to dress up and show off their elaborate rings featuring a large centre stone.

They were made by both fine and fashion jewellery houses. After the prohibition ended, cocktail rings continued to be in demand.

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