Sex is used to sell everything. Why single diamonds out. It is not a reflection on the desirability or attractiveness of diamonds how it is portrayed in advertising.. By the logic displayed on this subject, don't have sex so no one can interpret your behavior as a result of you being influenced by the media.
Thank you, Richard. But, to me, it’s even stranger than that. Most
of the things the media uses sex to sell have nothing to do with sex,
except in our crazy culture. But jewelry has almost always had
something to do with sex.
So why don’t we start another thread? When you make jewelry, or wear
it, is Eros part of the impulse behind it? Always? Sometimes? Never?
As you might guess from the name of my “company,” I make jewelry
with sex on my mind. Archaic sex! Temple priestess sex! Jewelry
intended to seduce! Jewelry intended to make the wearer feel like a
And why not?
By the wine dark sea…
PS: I also admit to getting a kick out of some of the diamond ads.
My favorite was “Thank you, Bob.” Thank You, God!" Now that took a
little nerve, given that a lot of people in this country re-elected a