The blue diamond

Name: ‘The blue diamond’

Year:       2019

Type:    Acrylic on canvas

Dimensions:      80 x 80 cm.

Frame:    Black baking frame

Extra: Next to the signature is a white sapphire in a 14 karat yellow gold setting.

A similar rare 9.33 ct blue diamond. (worth $20 million) stolen by an employee of a transport vehicle has been recovered by Dubai police.

This news item gave me the challenge to paint the many facets of a diamond, as a brilliant cut gemstone, so that the viewer really appreciates the depth, class and beauty of diamond.