The Birdman Cometh: Roberto Coin’s Wild Parrot Ring



Italian designer Roberto Coin has been creating whimsical critter-themed jewelry for his Animalier collection for years. But depicting the famously flamboyant parrot required some contemplation. “I thought about doing it many times,” Coin says. “But I didn’t know what I wanted to make.” Ultimately, he settled on a ring, but nailing its proportions—so it would perch on a skinny band—proved challenging. “We worked on it for a long time,” he says. “In the end, the tail stabilized the whole thing.” The rainbow-hued ring marks the start of a new menagerie that will focus exclu
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