When it comes to diamonds, you will be hard pressed to find someone who is completely indifferent to them. In the tattoo world they are considered quite a popular choice as an element of design. This is true of both the genders. Diamond tattoos can be designed by itself or as a component in some other design. Plus there would be a large variation in the color of the diamond and the size of it.
About diamonds: The thing about diamonds is that even though we know that it is composed of carbon like the humble coal we endow it with many qualities. Foremost among these are the qualities of being divinely beautiful, a symbol of prestige and wealth and without a doubt of fashion. Diamond is something that every woman craves to possess and many claim them to be their best friends. The hard and almost indestructible qualities of the diamond also ensure that it lasts for a long time if not forever. Is it then any surprise that diamonds have adorned royalty, the beautiful and the powerful?
The word itself signifies the quality of being indestructible in Greek. The finding of diamonds can be traced back as far as the 400 BC in India, though now Africa is the largest producer of diamonds. The diamond is one such thing reminds us instantly of great wealth and its use in jewelry also establishes it as an object of beauty. Many clichés are attributed to this stone.
With all these qualities and the fact that it is one of the most precious gems, it makes diamonds quite so much a prize that people to go to extreme levels to own one. Since this priceless gem is at the center of so many sayings and expressions, you will often find some of them inked along with the diamond design in many tattoos. Some folks even go to the extent of actually getting it embedded under their skin as a unique form of tattooing. Most people however go for the more conventional method of having a diamond tattooed on their skin.
Some love to get the diamond tattooed along with the first letter of their name, in a way that links them both. Some go with the name of their loved ones. Diamonds are also combined with floral designs. The most popular being rose with diamonds and as both are representative of love this remains a popular choice. You can also feature it with other things like jewelry, the heart symbol among other things. One of the most important things being to capture the glitter of the diamond within the tattoo.
Symbolism: Diamonds can mean a lot of things and some things are based on your personal beliefs and philosophy. Among the more popular ones a diamond tattoo represents survival, strength, flawlessness, durability, love, pulchritude, shine, wealth, power and integrity.
Though symbolically the diamond can have a lot of qualities, many people go for a diamond tattoo due to its aesthetic appeal. With such appeal who can really blame them? What is more the diamond tattoo is not lightweight when it comes to symbolism. Combining these two will really have a winning theme for your tattoo design.
As with any tattoo design our advise would be research, ponder, look through many choices and then only decide. No doubt a diamond tattoo will really look good and there are many choices as far as designs are concerned but you still need to be sure about the time, money and skin you are committing to a tattoo. That is the only way it will work for you in the long run.
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