Diamond Skull by Damien Hirst

The Skull Appreciation Society would not be complete without the addition of the Diamond Skull Damien Hirst Created. For the Love of God was produced in 2007 and is a platinum cast human skull encrusted with 8601 diamonds. The skull cost £14 million to make and went on display in the White Cube Gallery in London, with an asking price of a whopping £50 million.

For the Love of God

Photo by Prudence Cuming Associates Ltd via Getty Images

 

Here is a short video which gives you more details about the making of the skull plus an interview with Damien Hirst.


Damien Hirst £50m Diamond Skull by emalyse