Best and Brightest: 15 Big Rings For the Holidays

From a whimsical emerald cactus by Cartier to a champagne diamond sparkler by Kwiat, there’s an oversize bauble for every festive party this season.

Clockwise from top left: Deborah Pagani / Jemma Wyne / Buccellati / Vhernier / Charlotte Chesnais / Marina B
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Looking to up the ante on your cocktail attire this holiday season? A big ring is just the thing. But the selection of baubles we’ve handpicked boast more than just scale: the intricacy and craftsmanship that goes into each of these fifteen pieces—the wooden marquetry ‘gem’ by Silvia Furmanovich, the white gold lacework of Buccellati—make them works of art, and guaranteed conversation starters, too. With myriad cocktail parties and family festivities looming, keep it simple with a single standout, one-and-done statement piece: something you will turn to again and again, long after the ornaments are packed up and the last snow melts.