Kenneth Jay Lane KJL Brilliant Amethyst Lucite Pin 3.5 Marked

Kenneth Jay Lane KJL Brilliant Amethyst Lucite Pin 3.5 Marked

Kenneth Jay Lane KJL Brilliant Amethyst Lucite Pin 3.5 Marked
KJL brilliant amethysts and pearl lucite flower pin. Marked Kenneth Lane Made in USA. Kenneth Jay Lane, famed costume jewelry designer whose exquisite gems were worn by Former first ladies Jackie Kennedy and Nancy Reagan, iconic stars Elizabeth Taylor and Audrey Hepburn, and Princess Diana were also among his famous clients. Kenneth Jay Lane is a nonconformist who changed the perception of the establishment toward costume jewelry. He even got the Duchess of Windsor and a host of British royals to wear costume jewelry - unheard of at the time. His designs still define the modern era, and he continued to work at 85! Lane was born in Detroit, Michigan, on April 22, 1932, and attended the University of Michigan and the Rhode Island School of Design. Before launching his jewelry business, Lane had a stint in Vogue's art department and designed shoes under Roger Vivier at Christian Dior and Arnold Scaasi. While decorating jewels on footwear, Lane started experimenting with jewelry design. He's been honored with numerous awards for his jewelry designs, including a special Coty Award in 1966, the Harper's Bazaar International award in 1967, and the Neiman Marcus Fashion Award in 1968. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Brooches & Pins". The seller is "queensantiques" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, Japan, Australia.
Kenneth Jay Lane KJL Brilliant Amethyst Lucite Pin 3.5 Marked


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