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Cocktail Rings For Sale
14 Karat White Gold Aquamarine Ring Size 6.75 GAI Certified
Located in Washington Depot, CT
Vintage 14 Karat White Gold Aquamarine Ring Size 6.75 GAI Certified- This lovely ring features one emerald cut aquamarine (11 mm x 7 mm) set in beautifully detailed white gold filig...
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20th Century Cocktail Rings

Materials

Aquamarine, White Gold

New Santa Maria IF 19.6 Ct Radiant Cut Aquamarine & White Sapphire Sterling Ring
Located in Eagan, MN
What a beautiful ring! The ring is a size 7. This stone was mined in the Philippines. It is a beautifully cut round stone and is 19.60 cts. It's a very high quality stone. The "I...
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2010s Unknown Art Deco Cocktail Rings

Materials

Aquamarine, Sapphire, Silver, Sterling Silver

New African 5.2 Ct Kashmir Blue & Light Blue Sapphire Sterling Ring
Located in Eagan, MN
The ring is a size 7.25 and has just a beautiful setting.. It was mined in Africa. It is an authentic natural stone. It is a very high quality stone. The stone is a round cut ston...
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2010s Unknown Art Deco Cocktail Rings

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Sapphire, Blue Sapphire, Sterling Silver, Silver

AGL Thai Certified 6.19 Carat Emerald Cocktail Ring
Located in Bangkok, TH
A new 6.19 carat emerald ring. The emerald has been certified by AGL Thai as a natural emerald with minor oil. The total diamond weight is 1.23 carat and the total weight of the ring...
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2010s Cocktail Rings

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, 18k Gold

Vintage TRIFARI crown gold caged red stone designer ring
Located in Palos Hills, IL
DETAILS • signed TRIFARI crown • gold tone with red stones • vintage designer runway ring MEASUREMENTS • size 6 CONDITION • excellent vintage condition with minimal signs o...
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20th Century Cocktail Rings

9 Karat Rose Gold Natural Citrine Cocktail Ring Handcratfed in Italy
Located in Milano, IT
9 Karat rose gold ring with oval cut citrine. Ovol citrine is 18x12 millimeters / 0,708x0,472 inches- US size 5 1/2 / Italy size 11 / Franch size 51 / Can be resized. The ring is ma...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Cocktail Rings

Materials

Citrine, 9k Gold

Ethiopian Opal & Rainbow Sapphire Ring with Diamond in 18 Karat Yellow Gold
Located in Hong Kong, HK
Sunita Nahata presents an exquisite Ethiopian Opal cabochon ring accented with rainbow sapphires and dazzling diamonds to accentuate the fire and sparkle within this colorful opal. T...
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21st Century and Contemporary Hong Kong Contemporary Cocktail Rings

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Diamond, White Diamond, Opal, Sapphire, Blue Sapphire, Pink Sapphire, Ye...

New Santa Maria IF Dome Cut 18.10 Ct Aquamarine, Apatite & Sapphir Sterling Ring
Located in Eagan, MN
What a fabulous ring! Just a unique design! The ring is a size 6.5. This beautiful aquamarine stone was mined in the Philippines. It is a beautifully cut oval dome stone and is 18...
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2010s Unknown Art Deco Cocktail Rings

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Apatite, Aquamarine, Silver, Sterling Silver

New African 3.70 Ct Kashmir Blue Sapphire & Sapphire Rgold Plated Sterling Ring
Located in Eagan, MN
The ring is a size 6.5 and has just a beautiful setting.. It was mined in Africa. It is an authentic natural stone. It is a very high quality stone. The stone is an round cut ston...
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2010s Unknown Art Deco Cocktail Rings

Materials

Sapphire, Blue Sapphire, Silver, Sterling Silver

Adorable Natural Pink Spinel Gemstone 1.95 Carats Spinel Necklace Spinel Ring
Located in Bangrak, 10
Adorable Natural Pink Spinel Gemstone, Available For Sale At Wholesale Price Natural High Quality 1.95 carats Eye Clean Clarity Natural Loose Spinel from Burma. Product Information:...
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21st Century and Contemporary Burmese Modern Cocktail Rings

Materials

Spinel

Art Deco Style Green Emeralds Old Mine Cut Diamond Cocktail Ring
Located in Rome, IT
The chic setting is set with brilliantly white and vibrant natural diamonds as well as rich red custom cut natural rubies. Finished with dazzling diamonds and fine milgrain details, ...
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2010s Italian Art Deco Cocktail Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Emerald, 14k Gold

Jade, Diamond, Yellow Gold Ring
Located in Pleasant Hill, CA
Featuring one oval dark green jade cabochon, 13 X 8.5 X 2.8 mm, accented by (2) full-cut diamonds, 0.08 ct., tw., SI-I, I-J, set in 14k yellow gold natural branch like motif, 24.8 X ...
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Late 20th Century Unknown Artisan Cocktail Rings

Materials

Diamond, Jade, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Amethyst 20.85 Carat Ruby Diamond 18 Karat Yellow Gold Ring
Located in Bangkok, TH
Amethyst 20.85 Carat Ruby Diamond 18 Karat Yellow Gold Ring Have earrings LU116414707771 US Size 7 1/4 // EU Size 54 5/8 (ajustable 1 size down)
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21st Century and Contemporary Thai Contemporary Cocktail Rings

Materials

Amethyst, Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Oval Brilliant Cut Diamond Band Wedding Eternity Band Ring
Located in Rome, IT
This striking ring features 1 carat of vibrant oval cut diamonds set in an elegantly simple modern band. Five high quality, perfectly matched, and substantially sized diamonds cover ...
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2010s Italian Modern Cocktail Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, 14k Gold

Yellow Sapphire Cocktail Ring, 18k Yellow Gold Yellow Sapphire Tsavorites Ring
Located in Bangkok, TH
• 18K Rose gold. • Unheated yellow Sapphire in emerald cut – total carat weight 6.93. • Mixed gemstones in different cut – total carat weight 1.69. • Product weight – 6.17 grams. •...
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21st Century and Contemporary Thai Artisan Cocktail Rings

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Yellow Sapphire, Tourmaline, Tsavorite, Rose Gold, Yellow Gold, 18k Gold

Gold and Rock Crystal Ring from Turun Hopea, Finland, 1966
Located in Stockholm, SE
Beautiful gold ring from Turun Hopea, with a large rock crystal stone. The stone is elevated in a lovely frame in the form of a crown.
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1960s Finnish Modernist Vintage Cocktail Rings

Materials

Rock Crystal, Gold, 14k Gold

Vintage Modernist "Carina" Silver Ring by Björn Weckström, Lapponia, 1970
Located in Stockholm, SE
Striking silver ring by Björn Weckström, model called “Carina”. Generous silver folds, looks and feels great on the finger.
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1970s Finnish Modernist Vintage Cocktail Rings

Materials

Silver

Deborah Murdoch 18 Karat Yellow Gold Oval Green Emerald Love Knot Ring
Located in Scotland, GB
18 Karat Yellow Gold Love Knot Ring by Deborah Murdoch featuring a unique oval Green Emerald Cabochon Stone. The ring band has an organic knot giving the option of showing the emeral...
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21st Century and Contemporary British Contemporary Cocktail Rings

Materials

Emerald, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Natural Pink Shell/Pearl and White Diamond .54 Carat TW Rose Gold Cocktail Ring
Located in New York, NY
Pink shell and pearl centerstone as well as white diamonds in a beautiful flower pedal shape format. This ring is designed to be in an intriguing setting. Can be used as a cocktail r...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Contemporary Cocktail Rings

Materials

Pearl, Diamond, White Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold, Rose Gold

Fantastic Soft Blue Tanzanite Gemstone 4.10 Carats Tanzanite Ring Tanzanite Gems
Located in Bangrak, 10
Fantastic Soft Blue Tanzanite Gemstone of 4.10 Carat from Tanzania has a wonderful cut in a Cushion shape, incredible blue color. Great brilliance. This gem is totally Loupe-Clean Cl...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tanzanian Modern Cocktail Rings

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Tanzanite

Enamel on Silver Ceramic Beagle Dog Ring
Located in North Hollywood, CA
This humorous dog ring is done in ceramic and on silver depicting a dog on his back showing his belly. This dog is a beagle detailed with extreme accuracy as his body wraps around th...
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2010s American Modern Cocktail Rings

Materials

Silver, Enamel

Antique Victorian Era 18k Gold Diamond Onyx Cameo Ring
Located in Versailles, FR
For sale a very rare French antique diamond onyx cameo ring, featuring a female profile on the head of the ring. The cameo is encircled in spectacular large floral scrolls, sparkled ...
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19th Century French Victorian Antique Cocktail Rings

Materials

Diamond, Onyx, 18k Gold

Berca 23.30 Kt Natural Green Jade White Diamond White Gold Cocktail Ring
Located in Valenza, IT
One-of-a-kind, Contemporary, Unique yet Chic Cocktail Ring Featuring a 23.30 Carat Natural Green Jade Cabochon (0.916x0.704in) in a 0.51Kt Top Quality White Diamond Setting. The colo...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Contemporary Cocktail Rings

Materials

White Diamond, Jade, White Gold

Art Deco Authentic Three Stone Round Brilliant Cut Diamond Ring
Located in Rome, IT
Art Deco Authentic Three Stone Round Brilliant Cut Diamond Ring
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1940s Italian Art Deco Vintage Cocktail Rings

Materials

Diamond, Gold, 14k Gold, White Gold

Vintage Midcentury Gold and Mabé Pearl Ring, Sweden, 1964
Located in Stockholm, SE
Beautiful midcentury Swedish gold ring, with an oversized mabé pearl with beautiful sheen. Elegant, timeless ring.
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1960s Swedish Modernist Vintage Cocktail Rings

Materials

Pearl, Gold

Cushion Oval Pink Kunzite Weighing 28.20 Carat Eighteen Karat Gold Cocktail Ring
Located in New York, NY
Eighteen karats yellow gold split shank dome large cocktail solitair ring Pinkish and brilliant oval natural unheated kunzite weighing 28.20 carats ...
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2010s Modern Cocktail Rings

Materials

Kunzite, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Gold

AJD Bold and Exciting Amethyst and Ruby Dinner Ring February Birthstone
Located in Tuxedo Park, NY
Cocktail dinner ring of sparkling square cut Amethyst and accented with stunning Pink Sapphires. This bold ring features a 16.39 carat Amethyst and 12 round Pink Sapphires, 6 per si...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artisan Cocktail Rings

Materials

Amethyst, Ruby, Sterling Silver

Amethyst Pink Sapphire Diamond Yellow Gold Cocktail Ring
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Amethyst, Pink Sapphire, and Diamond Cocktail Ring! Playful yet Powerful! Its like having a piece of glittery candy on your finger! This ring has a Checkers Round Cut Amethyst that...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Contemporary Cocktail Rings

Materials

Pink Sapphire, Amethyst, Diamond, Yellow Gold, 14k Gold

Ralph Masri Modernist Circular Pink Sapphire Ring
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
18kt rose gold ring with pink sapphires from Ralph Masri's Modernist collection, inspired by mid-century Modernist architecture with an emphasis on minimalist shapes and silhouettes....
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21st Century and Contemporary Lebanese Modernist Cocktail Rings

Materials

Pink Sapphire, 18k Gold

Ralph Masri Arabesque Deco Yellow Gold Ring
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Elegant 18kt yellow gold ring from Ralph Masri's Arabesque Deco collection, inspired by Middle Eastern patterns and motifs infused with an Art Deco touch. Available in yellow, rose...
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21st Century and Contemporary Lebanese Art Deco Cocktail Rings

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18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Faye Kim 18 Karat Gold Diamond Halo Blue-Green Tourmaline Ring
Located in Westport, CT
Faye Kim's spectacular 18 Karat Gold Diamond Halo Blue-Green Tourmaline Ring, with its matte finish, is evocative of both modern and vintage styles. The tourmaline's luminscent blue ...
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2010s American Contemporary Cocktail Rings

Materials

Tourmaline, Gold, 18k Gold

Tiffany & Co. Three-Stone Round Brilliant Diamond Halo Engagement Ring
Located in Rome, IT
Tiffany & Co. Three-Stone Round Brilliant Diamond Halo Engagement Ring. The ring weighs 4.2 grams, size 7, There are 43 Natural Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds weighing ~0.53 ct, F-G i...
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2010s American Modern Cocktail Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

20.0 Carat Aquamarine and Diamond Ring
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1950s, 14k, American. Today's big and bold-colored gemstone looks find their roots in fashion-forward fifties rings like this one. Perfect dressed up or down, it is set with a...
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1950s American Vintage Cocktail Rings

Materials

Aquamarine, Diamond, 14k Gold, White Gold

3.96 Carat Pear Cut Natural Fire Opal Sapphire Rose Gold Cocktail Ring
Located in Los Angeles, CA
3.96 Carat Pear Cut Natural Fire Opal Sapphire Rose Gold Cocktail Ring Item Specs: Natural Fire Opal (Pear Cut) = 1.59 Carats 15 Natural Yellow Sapphires (Round Cut) = 1.03 Carats ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Contemporary Cocktail Rings

Materials

Opal, Sapphire, Fire Opal, Blue Sapphire, Pink Sapphire, Yellow Sapphire...

Ruby and Diamond V-Shape Gold Vintage Cocktail Ring
Located in Montreal, QC
Simply Beautiful! Ruby and Diamond Gold Cocktail Ring. Hand set in V-formation with 12 Rubies, weighing approx. 2.40tcw and Diamonds, approx. 0.45tcw. Hand crafted in 18K White Gold....
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Cocktail Rings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, Gold, 18k Gold, White Gold

Art Deco Platinum Diamond and Emerald Cocktail Cluster Ring
Located in New York, NY
An early Art Deco diamond and platinum cocktail cluster ring The ring is in marquise shaped form with ribbon bow motifs Three old European-cut center diamonds weighing approximately ...
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Early 20th Century American Art Deco Cocktail Rings

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Diamond, Emerald, Platinum

AJD Sparkling Oval Amethyst in Sterling Silver 8 Prong Ring February Birthstone
Located in Tuxedo Park, NY
Sparkling oval Amethyst, 14.43 carats, medium color with decidly brilliant pink flash set in a Sterling Silver basket style setting with 8 prongs. Sizable 7. This gorgeous gemstone c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artisan Cocktail Rings

Materials

Amethyst, Sterling Silver

Deborah Murdoch 18 Karat Yellow Gold 6.58 Carat Round Aquamarine Ring
Located in Scotland, GB
18 Karat Yellow Gold Ring by Deborah Murdoch is from the Abundance Collection featuring a Unique Round Natural African Aquamarine Stone. The double ring band is slightly planished gi...
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21st Century and Contemporary British Contemporary Cocktail Rings

Materials

Aquamarine, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Antique Inspired Aquamarine Silver 14 Karat Yellow Gold Ring
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
One Antique Inspired Aquamarine Silver 14 Karat Yellow Gold Ring. Featuring one rectangular aquamarine weighing approximately 1.00 carat. Accented by 16 single cut diamonds with a to...
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2010s American Cocktail Rings

Materials

Aquamarine, Diamond, Gold, Yellow Gold, Silver

New 1.03 Ct Emerald & Diamond Ring 14K White Gold Ring w AIGL Appraisal
Located in Eagan, MN
This stunning 18k White Gold Emerald and Diamond comes with all the original tag including AIGL appraisal. The ring is a size 6.5. The emerald is 1.03 carats and it is surrounded by...
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2010s Unknown Art Deco Cocktail Rings

Materials

Emerald, Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

8.0 Carat Aquamarine Ring
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1950s, 14k, American. Fifties de Luxe, this ring has matchless style. The geometric architecture is crisp and well-suited to the shape and cut of the main 8.0-carat aquamarine....
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1950s American Vintage Cocktail Rings

Materials

Aquamarine, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Scrives 8.53 Carat Large Tanzanite Cabochon 22 Karat Gold Cocktail Handmade Ring
Located in Paris, Paris
This delicate ring is composed of an intense and large tanzanite of 8.53 carats (origin Tanzanie, Africa). The tanzanite is natural with eye-visible inclusions. The stone and its se...
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2010s Contemporary Cocktail Rings

Materials

Tanzanite, 22k Gold, Gold

Large Fancy 2.58 Pear shaped emerald solitaire and brilliant cut diamonds wave r
Located in Houston, TX
Make a statement with this significant 2.58 ct Pear shaped emerald solitaire and brilliant cut diamonds wave ring (ONE OF A KIND). Great for a stand out engagement ring or a statemen...
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2010s Cocktail Rings

Materials

Diamond

Vintage Diamond and Sapphire Edwardian Platinum Ring Estate Fine Jewelry
Located in Montreal, QC
Simply Beautiful! Elegant and finely detailed Edwardian Platinum Cocktail Ring. Securely nestled and Hand set with Blue Sapphires approx. 1.21 total Carat weight. Ring size 6.75, rin...
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Early 20th Century Edwardian Cocktail Rings

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold, Platinum

Edwardian Opal Demantoid Garnet 14k Yellow Gold Ring
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
One Edwardian Opal Demantoid Garnet 14k Yellow Gold Ring. Featuring five cabochon opals with a total weight of approximately 0.75 carat. Accented by eight single cut demantoid garnet...
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Early 1900s Edwardian Antique Cocktail Rings

Materials

Garnet, Opal, Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Vintage Modernist Silver and Goldstone Ring by Jorma Laine, Finland, 1973
Located in Stockholm, SE
Expressive silver ring by Jorma Laine, with a large oval perforated with holes. A small bullet cut blue goldstone adds extra sparkle. Jorma Laine was one of the most unique voices i...
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1970s Finnish Vintage Cocktail Rings

Materials

Silver

Eighteen Karat Yellow Gold Cabochon Sapphire and Diamond Gypsy Ring
Located in New York, NY
18 karat yellow gold gypsy ring Cabochon sapphire weighing 2.43 carat Two round brilliant diamonds weighing 0.18 carat Finger size 6 Ring can be resized Handmade in the USA The “Gyps...
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2010s American Contemporary Cocktail Rings

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Deborah Murdoch 18 Karat Yellow Gold Oval 2.56ct Green Emerald Ring
Located in Scotland, GB
One Of A Kind 18 Karat Yellow Gold Ring by Deborah Murdoch is from the Abundance Collection featuring an oval 2.56ct Green Emerald Stone. The ring band is slightly planished giving t...
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21st Century and Contemporary British Contemporary Cocktail Rings

Materials

Emerald, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Vintage Modernist Silver Pinky Ring by Rey Urban, Sweden, 1974
Located in Stockholm, SE
Striking silver ring by Rey Urban in an asymmetric, architectonic design. Looks great worn on the pinky finger, combine it with other rings for a cool look.
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1970s Swedish Modernist Vintage Cocktail Rings

Materials

Silver

.85 Carat Diamond Platinum Cocktail Ring
Located in Atlanta, GA
Item Details: Ring Size: 6 Metal Type: Platinum [Hallmarked, and Tested] Weight: 5.0 grams Diamond Details: Weight: .85ct, total weight Cut: Old European brilliant Color: G-H Cla...
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1920s Unknown Art Deco Vintage Cocktail Rings

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

IGI PT900 1.10 Ct Burma Ruby Diamond Antique Art Deco Style Engagement Ring
Located in Kaohsiung City, TW
** IGI-Certified Pt900 1.10 Ct Burma Ruby & Diamonds Engagement Ring** One natural Burma intense red ruby as the center stone weighing 1.10 ct surrounded by the FG VS accent diamonds...
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21st Century and Contemporary Taiwanese Art Deco Cocktail Rings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, Platinum

Dalben Yellow Gold Ring with Coober Pedy Opal
Located in Como, IT
Dalben design One of a kind 18 kt yellow gold ring with an oval cabochon solid Australian Crystal Opal weight 5,64 carats from Coober Pedy . The opal has wonderful blue green refl...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Contemporary Cocktail Rings

Materials

Opal, Yellow Gold, 18k Gold, Gold

French Citrine 18 Karat Yellow Gold Tank Ring
Located in London, GB
An 18 karat (18K) yellow gold ring in the Retro Tank style set with a scissor cut citrine with an approximate weight of 6.05 carats. The ring is stamped with the eagle’s head for Fre...
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20th Century French Cocktail Rings

Materials

Citrine, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Eighteen Karat Yellow Gold Cabochon Ruby and Diamond Gypsy Ring
Located in New York, NY
18 karat yellow gold gypsy ring Cabochon ruby weighing 2.08 carat Two round brilliant diamonds weighing 0.18 carat Finger size 6 Ring can be resized Handmade in the USA The “Gypsy” e...
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2010s Contemporary Cocktail Rings

Materials

Ruby, Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Melody Cocktail Ring 18 Karat White Gold Pave Diamonds Green Chalcedony Beads
Located in London, GB
Melody collection won Boodles Gold Award at the Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Awards, known as the UK ‘Jewellery Oscars’, 2019. This piece has been included in BB Publication's first ev...
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2010s British Arts and Crafts Cocktail Rings

Materials

Chalcedony, Chrysoberyl, Diamond, White Gold, 18k Gold

5.49 Carat Amethyst Pink Sapphire Diamond Rose Gold Cocktail Ring
Located in Los Angeles, CA
**BEST SELLER** This ring has a Pear Cut Amethyst that weighs 4.63 Carats and is embellished with alternating 36 Pink Sapphires that weigh 0.65 Carats and 18 Round Cut Diamonds that...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Contemporary Cocktail Rings

Materials

Amethyst, Diamond, Pink Sapphire, 14k Gold, Rose Gold

French Marin Paris Green Emerald 18 Karat Yellow Gold Tank Pinky Ring
Located in London, GB
An 18 karat (18K) yellow gold pinky ring in the Retro Tank style set with eight emerald cut natural green emeralds with an approximate total weight of 0.20 carats. The ring is signed...
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20th Century French Cocktail Rings

Materials

Emerald, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

IGI 14K 27.63 Ct Vivid Kunzite&Diamonds Antique Art Deco Style Engagement Ring
Located in Kaohsiung City, TW
** One IGI 14K Pink Gold 27.63 Ct Vivid Pink Kunzite & Diamonds Engagement Ring ** One IGI-Certified natural Vivid Pink Kunzite weighing 27.63 ct surrounded by natural FG VS Diamond...
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21st Century and Contemporary Taiwanese Art Deco Cocktail Rings

Materials

Kunzite, Diamond, Gold, 14k Gold, Rose Gold

Antique and Vintage Cocktail Rings

A flashy symbol of wealth during the early 20th century, antique and vintage cocktail rings have gained broader appeal in the decades since for the hefty dose of glamour they bring to any ensemble.

Cocktail rings earned their name for their frequent appearances during glitzy cocktail parties at the height of the Prohibition era. Back then, these accessories were seen not only as statement pieces but as statements in and of themselves. They openly represented a sense of freedom and independence as well as a demonstration of opulence. After all, the 1920s heralded the Harlem Renaissance and Art Deco design, and a slew of social and cultural shifts meant that women in particular were breaking from pre–World War I conventions and embracing newfound freedoms to express themselves as individuals.

Women expressly wore cocktail rings on the fingers of their right hand versus the left, which was “reserved” for an engagement ring or wedding band, accessories definitely paid for by a suitor. And for cocktail rings, the bigger the colored gem at the center — which is usually mounted in a high setting — and the more elaborate the design, the stronger the likelihood of being noticed.

Cocktail rings remained a popular piece of jewelry for women until the 1930s, when the Great Depression and the onset of war marked a change in behaviors nationwide. While the 1960s and ’70s saw a return in visibility for the accessory, it wasn’t until the 1980s that cocktail rings once again assumed their position as a beacon of luxury and glitz.

During the 20th century, the range of dazzling cocktail rings seems to have been limitless, from glimmering gold rings set with carved jade diamonds designed by David Webb to Pomellato’s pink quartz confections to striking Gucci butterfly rings with accent diamonds set in a pavé fashion.

So, can you wear a cocktail ring every day? Yes — these glamorous jewels can be worn inside or outside crowded taverns, in either daytime or nighttime with casual or dressy attire.

On 1stDibs, find a wide variety of antique and vintage cocktail rings, including those offered by Chanel, whose elegant cocktail rings often feature pearls and, of course, diamonds, and sometimes were styled after showy flowers like the camellia, and Van Cleef & Arpels, whose detailed and intricate designs are viewed as miniature pieces of wearable art.

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