Tonight, remember to raise a glass in remembrance of those who courageously battled through the long dry spell of American prohibition. On January 16th, 1920 the nationwide alcohol ban went into effect, and those who wished to get tipsy had to go underground.
While gatherings at speakeasies sounds quite glamorous, their hidden entrances must have made finding your way to the fete a bit of a hassle. Rumor has it the gal with the biggest ring knew where the best party was being held.
Imagine the parties these two prohibition-era baubles have been to:
We think they still make a great martini-accessory today.