The Octavia cocktail ring from jewellery e-boutique is just the thing to add to Fashion Editor’s 1970’s inspired bauble collection.

Featuring a large oval cut simulated red ruby and smaller simulated diamonds, is paving the way for trend-driven manmade diamonds, offering everything from simple, classic teardrop earrings to on-the-money key-shaped pendant necklaces.

So what is a simulated diamond? A simulated diamond is a diamond-like stone that has not been mined from the earth. The result is a stone with a similar refractive index and harness of a diamond.

Pick from diamonds set in gold, white gold and silver, only trained gemologists with specialist equipment can tell the difference. Plus they last a lifetime, just like real diamonds.