Starting a project where you are asked to recreate something unique, from the past and which is now no longer in existence is totally exciting. The challenge was to remake the pendant worn by Ingrid Bergman in the movie Gaslight. I was given a handful of images from the movie to begin my research. Many details in the pendant were impossible to see, even with a magnifier.
But I recognized several Victorian design elements. Searching thru the jewelry images from the Victorian time period. I believed this to be a popular shape. I knew I needed to be able to draw the details in order to make it. So I focused my energies on finding actual Victorian pendants and studying them one by one until I found the details we believed our pendant shared.
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