Peculiar Factors That Turn Images Into Icons

Jesus Christ was originally depicted without a beard, the heart symbol didn’t get its two round lobes until the 1400s, and the Coca-Cola bottle hasn’t changed in almost a century. How did these and eight other iconic images become as recognizable as they are?

 
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