Shaken or stirred, cocktail rings have never gone out of style.
In order to appreciate the cocktail ring, it is essential to understand its background. Not surprisingly, the cocktail ring got its start in America during Prohibition. The 1920s decade in America was a time of excess. Social, cultural and artistic dynamisms fueled opulent lifestyles despite the Eighteenth Amendment.
It failed to sell! After a TON of publicity and excitement around Lucara’s 1,109-carat Lesedi la Rona rough diamond, the tennis-ball sized stone failed to sell at auction Wednesday.