The Dress-Down On Dress Rings

The Dress-Down On Dress Rings

Adding a selection of dress rings (or sometimes called cocktail rings) is an instant way to give more glamour to any outfit, a distinctive finishing touch for your special occasion. Dress rings are always en vogue – and this season, the bigger they are, the better. It’s hard to believe this well-loved trend actually first appeared in the 1920s and is still hugely popular today. Not only do dress rings look cool and classic, they are also a quick and easy way to make a statement with your jewellery. The best way to try the trend is to invest in some eye-catching gold designs that feature an injection of colour, or choose bright, eye-catching jewel tones. 


What are dress rings?

Dress rings or cocktail rings are pieces of jewellery that are larger than normal rings and are designed to attract attention with their size and colours. These rings usually have an oversized centre stone or a lot of small stones in their settings. The gemstones in cocktail rings are often imitations.


A Brilliant Cut snowflake design large diamond dress ring. This handmade 18ct white gold snowflake design cluster ring features a round brilliant cut diamond to the centre, set by four claws. Radiating outwards from the centre stone are further round brilliant cut diamonds also in a claw setting, bringing the total diamond weight to approximately 0.75ct.


FAQs about dress rings

What finger do you wear a dress ring on?

Dress rings are traditionally worn on the right hand because the left hand, specifically the left ring finger, is typically reserved for engagement rings and wedding bands.


Can you wear a cocktail ring everyday?

Cocktail rings are worn on the right hand, so they can't be confused for engagement or wedding rings, or other personal rings. They are not typically worn every day, rather they are kept for special evening occasions.

A Fancy Vivid Yellow Cushion Cut Diamond Cluster Dress Ring. An elegant handmade platinum diamond cluster engagement ring. The centre is set with a fancy vivid yellow cushion cut diamond weighing 0.56ct encircled by a double halo of fine quality brilliant cuts. The graceful split shoulders set with further graduating brilliant cuts,amount to a white diamond total of 0.32cts.


If you’re interested in visiting our showroom in the heart of Hatton Garden to see any of our diamond dress rings, simply book an appointment online or give us a call on 0203 116 0069 and speak to one of our friendly, expert members of staff who can help guide you through any type of jewellery purchase.


We’ve helped 1000’s of customers over the years design custom rings (with our design your engagement ring service), choose the perfect present for an anniversary, sell jewellery and choose jewellery for many special occasions, so if there is something you’d like but can’t see online, we’re confident we can make it to your exact needs, just get in touch.



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