Imagine yourself sitting at the the classiest bar in town. The black bowtie-clad mixologist carefully places your handcrafted cocktail down on the white square napkin in front of you. He's watching your every move, as is everyone else sitting at the bar. With one graceful movement, you gently wrap your fingers around the glass, and with a subtle “tink” everyone's eyes go from the divine cocktail to the even more divine cocktail ring on your finger.
Or perhaps you're the hostess with the mostest, gliding around your garden party with a cocktail in hand, laughing and chatting with your many content guests. Of course you need a dazzling ring that makes your unique recipes really stand out!
Here are a few of our favorite cocktail recipes that we think would pair perfectly with a dazzling vintage-inspired cocktail ring.
Gatsby's White Russian
If this gorgeous ring doesn't remind you of something you'd see at one ofGatsby's infamous cocktail parties, we don't know what would! This bold, vintage-inspired 18k white gold cocktail ring centers a bezel set round, brilliant cut diamond surrounded by a halo of diamonds and finished with a Maltese cross in the center.
What better drink to pair with this white gold piece than a classic White Russian? To mix it up use:
- 2 oz vodka
- 1 oz coffee liqueur (like Khalua)
- Light Cream
Pour the vodka and coffee liqueur over ice cubes in an old-fashioned glass. Then, fill with light cream and serve!
Squaw Valley Mai Tai
As delicious looking as a mixed Mai Tai, thisSquaw Valley cocktail ring is sure to make your mouth water! A fabulous modern find made with 18k yellow gold that centers a stunning orange spessartite garnet that is the perfect match for your fruity cocktail.
The beautiful halo of fourteen round, brilliant cut diamonds are the perfect garnish for the brilliant center orange gem, not to mention your Mai Tai glass! To mix up a fabulous Mai Tai use:
- 1.5 oz spiced rum
- 1.5 oz coconut-flavored rum
- 1 tsp grenadine
- 3 oz pineapple juice
- 2 oz orange juice
- 1 cup of ice
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail mixer full of ice and shake, then strain into a glass of ice!
Boca Raton Cosmo
Carrie Bradshaw called—she wants her favorite cocktail ring back! This glamorousRetro era ring is as fun and flirty as a Cosmopolitan with a lemon twist! Made from 18k yellow and white gold and centering a four-prong set rectangular step cut amethyst, it's definitely a staple piece that everyone will be oogling.
To mix up a Cosmopolitan like the ones the ladies of Sex and the City love so much, take:
- 1.5 oz citrus flavored vodka
- 0.75 oz cranberry juice
- 0.75 oz lime juice
- 0.25 oz simple syrup
- 1 piece lemon zest
Shake all of the ingredients in a cocktail shaker, serve in a martini glass, and garnish with a lemon twist!