Cocktail du Jewel

Roberto Coin

Summer is here and there’s nothing better than sipping a cocktail on your patio while enjoying the beautiful weather.  We decided to shake things up a bit and share some of our favorite jeweled themed cocktails. With names like, The Red Ruby and Fancy Yellow Heaven, you’ll want to give these drink recipes a shot.  So cheers to you, and we hope you enjoy our favorite gemstone inspired Cocktails du Jewel!

Fancy Yellow Heaven 

Ring by Alson Signature Collection

Alson Signature Collection Fancy Yellow Radiant Diamond Ring

1 1/2 oz Good-Quality Vodka

1/2 oz Orange Liqueur

1 tsp Superfine Sugar

3/4 oz Freshly-Squeezed Lemon Juice

Twisted Peel of Lemon

Mix vodka, orange liqueur, sugar, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice; shake well ( about 40 times to make sure the sugar is dissolved). Garnish with twisted lemon peel.

 

The Red Ruby

Necklace by Lauren K

Lauren K 18K Yellow Gold 19" Layla Necklace, Featuring a 13X12MM 4.99ct Oval Ruby, Accented with 34 Round Diamonds =.30ctw

1 1/2 oz Vodka

1/2 oz Orange Liqueur

1/2 oz Dry Vermouth

3 oz Cranberry Juice

1 Cup Ice

Cranberries

Combine vodka, orange liqueur, vermouth, cranberry juice and ice in a cocktail shaker.  Shake vigorously to chill.  Pour into martini glasses and serve.  Garnish with cranberries.

 

The Amethyst 

Ring by David Yurman

David Yurman

2 oz Vodka

1 oz Lavender Syrup

1 oz Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice

Stir all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.  Strain into a martini glass and enjoy!

 

Emerald City Mojito

Bracelet from the Alson Estate Collection

Alson Estate Collection Platinum Diamond & Emerald Bracelet, Featuring 23 Asscher Cut Diamonds =9.00cts Total Weight and 23 Square Emeralds =10.00cts Total Weight

12 Fresh Mint Leaves Muddled, Plus a Sprig For Garnish

1/2 Lime Quartered and Squeezed

1 Tbsp Agave Nectar

2 oz White Rum

2 oz Club Soda

1 Cup Ice

Combine mint, rum, lime juice, and agave nectar in a cocktail shaker.  Use a cocktail muddler to gently muddle the mint.  Add ice to the shaker and shake vigorously for about 15 seconds until chilled.  Strain the mixture into a tall glass filled with ice.  Top off with club soda and garnish with mint.

 

The White Diamond

Ring by Alson Signature Collection

Alson Signature Collection Platinum Engagement Ring, Featuring a 5.04ct Emerald Cut Diamond, I Color, VVS2 Clarity, GIA Certified, Accented with 2 Trapezoid Diamonds =1.60ctw and 94 Round Diamonds =.97ctw, Three-Sided Rounded Mico Pave Shank

 

Dash of Dry Vermouth (Chilled)

2 1/2 oz Vodka (Frozen)

Lemon Trist For Garnish

Chill a martini glass.  Pour the dry vermouth and vodka into a cocktail shaker.  Stir together and pour into glass.  Twist the lemon peel over the drink, then wipe it around the rim of the glass and drop it into the drink.  Serve and enjoy!

For more looks in beautiful gemstone jewelry, check out our website and Pinterest page.  If you’re in our area, we’re happy to welcome you to our store! If you prefer to shop online, we’re always open on alsonjewelers.com.  We have an expert available to chat with you anytime on our website should you need assistance.  You can also stay in touch with us at info@alsonjewelers.com if you have any questions or requests.  Be sure to follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram for up-to-the-minute news and new arrivals.

~Photo at top of page courtesy of Roberto Coin

 

 

 

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