Since founding his own company in 1977, Roberto Coin has rightfully gained fame as a tireless innovator, most notably for pioneering the use of three-color gold in 1978. His jewelry seems to capture the fluidity of his amphibious hometown, Venice—forms and shapes meld, creating a sense of wholeness, the distinction between the timeless and the modern ever-blurred.
Perpetually reinventing his personal style, Roberto Coin produces more than 600 unique jewelry models annually.
Considered “The King of Gemstones” rubies have always been surrounded by a halo of legend according them magic powers, such as the ability to give peace and promote a long life, blessed with health and happiness. In ancient times, women thought rubies promoted fertility; while Burmese warriors inserted real rubies under their skin to protect themselves from injury during battle.
In 1996, Roberto Coin started signing his jewels by setting a small rub on their inside, in a hidden position, allowing direct skin contact with the gem. Since then this tradition has become the exclusive signature of every Roberto Coin jewel, dedicated to every women lucky enough to enjoy wearing and loving one of this exclusive creations.