Kathleen Lynagh Jewelry Design
Custom Jewelry Designer and Maker in San Diego

Designing jewelry for film, TV & costume industry

Our Maker’s Blog is all about jewelry design, our research and making recreated jewelry for film, TV and costume industry.

Larry McQueen | Jewelry Projects

 

Larry McQueen, owner of The Collection of Motion Picture Costume Design has one of the finest private costume collections of its kind in the world and consists of costumes worn in films from 1920 to present day. His collections have been on display at: Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, The Los Angeles Museum of Art, The Victoria and Albert Museum just to name a few.

Here are four projects we collaborated together. Each project shows three images: the inspiration from the film, final re-creative jewelry and the project on exhibit. To read about how we made each project click on individual the project title.


Project 1 : Brooch worn by Ingrid Bergman in the film classic "Gaslight"

Ingrid Bergman in the film "Gaslight"

Re-created Victorian pendant - Kathleen Lynagh

Kathleen Lynagh's Re-Created Victorian Pendant from "Gaslight."


Project 2: Pendant worn by Greta Garbo from the film classic "Queen Christina" 

Screen capture from the classic film.

Re-created jewelry from "Queen Christina"

Pendant and costume on display at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures


Project 3: Star Sapphire Brooch worn by Carole Lombard in "My Man Godfrey"

Carole Lombard wearing 152 ct star sapphire brooch

Carole Lombard's re-created Star Sapphire Brooch

Kathleen Lynagh's re-created brooch on display with the gown at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures


Project 4: Emerald star-shaped brooch from "Valley of the Dolls" worn by Susan Hayward

Susan Hayward's diamond and emerald star brooch. Image courtesy of Larry McQueen.

Susan Hayward's diamond and emerald star brooch

Costume and re-creative brooch by Kathleen Lynagh on display at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures