Women high flyers are embracing glittery right-hand rings as a statement that they are in charge of their lives.

Looking for more sparkle in your life? Then get with the trend: women high earners are descending on the leading fine jewelers to deck out their hands – usually the right one – with bling. So, instead of waiting for a white knight to pop open a little black box at dinner, take your pick from our irresistible selection of dazzlers.

"Women have more purchasing power than ever before and are treating themselves to designs that express this kind of liberty. They are offering themselves presents, without waiting for the men to do it, and this has created an explosion within the business."
Victoire de Castellane, artistic director of Dior Fine Jewelry,

"Jewelry is no longer only bought and offered for special occasions like engagements and births. Women wear more and more jewelry as accessories in their everyday life, which means they need a wide range of possibilities."
Jean-Christophe Bédos, president of Boucheron,

"A lot of women have bought our 'In-Between-the-Fingers' rings because they are unique and absolutely Van Cleef & Arpels."
Stanislas Quercize, president of Van Cleef & Arpels

"Chanel seduces free-minded women, as Mademoiselle Chanel was, and our creations are often used as 'right hand' rings."
Benjamin Comar. jewelry director Chanel Fine Jewelry

"Although European women are behind in the trend, American women are not waiting for a marriage proposal to acquire a diamond ring."
Agnès Cromback, president Tiffany & Co, France

"In Japan, 80% of our clients are women under the age of 30. The house's bestseller worldwide is its 'Lien' ring, sold between €1,000 and €2,000."
Thierry Fritsch, president Chaumet