A tanzanite cocktail ring is a good choice to show off your high end fashion senses. Cocktail rings were come into existence in 1920s when ladies of high esteem wore big gemstone rings to advertise that they attended the lavish cocktail parties. In the 40s and 50s the rings were renamed as dinner rings as women wore them to high class dinner parties. The rings were not limited to advertisement but were considered as an iconic fashion statement.
In recent years the flair of bold and big dinner rings was back. And the same trend is going on with more contemporary additions. Earlier generally cushion gems were used but now you have variety of options like princess or emerald cut stone and even brilliant oval and rounds.
Tanzanite in any shape lends a sheer charm to cocktail rings. Though it’s relatively a new member in gemstone family yet it has secured its place in the hearts of fashion lovers. People like tanzanite for its exceptional trichroism and rare presence on earth. Tanzanite is a stone of zoisite mineral family and found only in Tanzania. It is 1000 times rarer than a pure white diamond.
The stone was thought to be formed hundreds of years ago but was discovered just 40 years ago by Mesai people. Tanzanite reflects three colors of spectrum i.e. blue, purple and brown. In its natural form the stone generally seen in brown color but when heat treated and cut the true beauty of tanzanite makes people obsessed for it.
In cocktail tanzanite rings the stone mostly accompanied by diamonds. The lovely combination of these two gems brings a sense of royalty and mystery. Emerald and brilliant cut tanzanite are most desired in cocktail rings with baguette diamonds and oval or round bold tanzanite are punctuated by pave or milgrain diamonds.
Sharp prongs, double halo and bezel settings are few most popular settings for cocktail tanzanite rings. So select your favorite tanzanite ring and enjoy the magic it would spell for your stylish looks!