A modern type of finger ring (so called in the mid – 20th century) that is not of any prescribed form but basically is large, having an ornate shank and usually being set with a cluster or pattern of varicolored stones in a high domed arrangement so that it could not readily be worn under a glove.
The shank is usually of gold, platinum or palladium, often with pierced shoulders.
Some cocktail rings have a miniature watch set in the bezel. Such rings have been popular since the second quarter of the 20th century, and are often worn with a cocktail watch.
A type of lady’s wrist watch that is designed primarily to be worn as a piece of jewelry, with the watch usually concealed under a jewelled lid. Such watches are usually made of gold and set with gemstones. They have been popular since the second quarter of the 20th century, and are often worn with a cocktail ring.
A type of small watch worn on a wristband by a man or woman.
The first example was made by Cartier in 1904 for the aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont who found use of his fob watch difficult; it was a round-cornered, square watch, and the design is still copied.
Such watches became popular after World War I owing to the practicality in wearing and referring to them while the wearer’s hands were otherwise engaged.
Wrist watch are now made is various styles, sizes, and qualities, with hands or moving digits to show the time, and activated by traditional movements or by quartz.
Although basically utilitarian, examples that may be classified as jewelry have been made with cases of gold or platinum, set with gemstones. The case of some such watches for men’s use is made of a hollowed gold coin.
A type of bracelet that is flexible and made to include an integrated wrist watch.
Such pieces are usually made as luxury jewelry for a woman, being of gold or platinum, set with gemstones, and having the hinged lid completely jewelled so as to conceal the watch and appear as a continuation of the bracelet.