For the past two months I’ve been rehearsing and performing in a play, a farce that takes place in the 1920’s. I play several characters, including Greta Garbo, Gilda Gray, and the token drunk flapper girl, Johanna Vanderbilt (she’s not really a Vanderbilt). 206 more words
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Day 161 of Colourisation Project – October 15
Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.
Ninety-seven years ago, this day, 15 October 1917, Margaretha Geertruida Zelle, a Dutch exotic dancer and courtesan, was executed by firing squad in France under charges of espionage for Germany during World War I. 440 more words
Last weekend, I went to an exhibition at the MFA called Hollywood Glamour – Fashion and Jewelry from the Silver Screen. It presents gowns and jewelries worn by celebrities of the 30s and 40s such as Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich or Joan Crawford. 318 more words
Patience was never our best virtue when it comes to getting a newly re-created jewelry design back from the plating company. One always wonders if the shipping company will lose it on the way or on the return. 58 more words
Re-Creating Jewelry for Larry McQueen, the owner of The Collection of Motion Picture Costume Design has been one of the most challenging projects in our studio to date. 143 more words