Thursday, 7 June 2007

Diamond Skull

The teeth are real human teeth!


This is the diamond encrosted skull created by the famous English artist Damien Hirst, it is a life size skull made with platinum which was covered with 8,601 precious diamonds weighing a total of 1,106.18 carats.
If you are wondering about the price of the skull! well it is a mere £50 million pounds or $100 million dollars. Ya Ballash!

For pictures showing in details how the skull was made, click Here

14 comments:

a_akak said...

see i dont understand 99% of art but i am pretty sure that is not art

Fe aman Allah

Anglo-Libyan said...

many of the so called art are so confusing to me, I too dont understand it or see the point in it! yet some retarded person is probably willing to pay the £50 million pounds just to get it!!

Thanks Ahmed

fatboy said...

ok its expensive and all that but ho will buy a human skull with dimonds i mean it gives me the creeps

piccolina said...

salam anglo , i missed your blog wallahi so TGIF " thank GOD its friday " lol coz it means A day OFF for me to visit the blog world !! i hope u and ur amazing family are doing well inshallah , bless you :)
about the thing you posted i can't even spell its name coz i have my mouth opened now lol i mean HELLOOOOOOO we have hungry ppl around the world .!! tell that man "go sell HEAD and feed the poor "sorry i MUST use my word here
DUH !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
thanks for sharing
salam

Anglo-Libyan said...

it is creepy ya fatboy and im sure there is no shortage of fools that would buy it.

salam piccolina, thanks for the kind comment and I hope your studies are going well :o)

as I said unfortunately there is a big market for this so called art and people would anything to get there hands on such ridiculous things yet have no sympathy for the suffering people.

white african said...

how cool is that, very inspartional, i may just make my own using bits of macarona :0)

what a waste of money...

Anglo-Libyan said...

using bits of macarona would make a better piece of art that can at least be eaten WA :o)

what a waste of money indeed...!

Benghazi Citizen said...

I think this thing can't be used in anything but vodoo,right?
i mean,come on ,skull with diamonds?it is twisted,and sick :)
Thanks
Benghazi Citizen
www.benghazicitezen.blogspot.com

Anglo-Libyan said...

yes it is twisted but believe me many people would do anything to get their hands on it!
thanks benghazi citizen

Happymoi said...

te 7'erkum? as scary as skulls are..this is the one skull i wont mind having at home:P j/k!!

Weird....is all i can say...what brought this to his mind?!!

Ineteresting...maybe now they are going to make small versions of the big skull and sell them as rings/neckelesses...etc...

Anglo-Libyan said...

happymoi, this artist has always been weird, he sawed a cow in half before then exhibited it in a glass box, he even preserved a shark once!!

loza said...

Ya Ballash!....
lol ..

butterfly said...

هذه اغلى جمجمة رأيتها في حياتي

Anglo-Libyan said...

isnt it? ya loza :oD

butterfly, im sure it is the most expensive skull ever :o)