When it comes to diamonds, the symbolic meaning
is just as powerful as the stone itself.
The shapes, textures and
materials all play a role in creating a
powerful message that speaks to the world.
Art has the same effect. This very interesting research
we founduses famous art pieces to show
the resemblance between the two.
Gustav Klimt became widely popular for his “Golden Phase” during 1907- 1908
when he painted the Portrait of a wealthy socialite, Adele Block-Bauer I
(also known as the Lady in Gold) . The symbolist painter took three years before
completing the iconic painting of Adele Bloch-Bauer, where she’s wearing a
breathtakingly beautiful diamond choker. Gustav used oil, silver and gold
to complete the portrait of Adele. These materials were used to represent the
financial success of his subjects at the time. The same with diamonds. And here is the original: