Courtesy of Roberto Coin
Master jeweler Roberto Coin certainly knows his gems—his designs have been worn by Ashley Judd, Alicia Keys and Brooke Shields. Here, he dishes on trends, inspiration and why diamonds are a bride's best friend. —Kathryn Papanek
What new trends are you seeing in bridal jewelry?
Every country has different trends for brides: the most spectacular ones are the Indian bridal looks. In Europe everything becomes much more personal. The brides follow various trends launched by designers like me, and the creations are often made especially for them. The jewelry is very clean and pure. My Hammered Collection is very special, particularly for the way it's worked, and with diamonds and pearls it is absolutely stunning. White gold or platinum are also especially beautiful for brides...