Item Location see all. Archived from the original on April 12, The pin can also be worn as a pendant. It is hematite plated with 10mm cream Czech glass simulated pearls, round and square crystal rhinestone channels. Check the following links to the Kenneth Jay Lane website for further details. He was born in Detroit, and, after an unexceptional middle-class childhood which he has rarely discussed, was educated at the University of Michigan and then at Rhode Island School of Design. When caring for your costume jewelry , be careful when you clean your costume jewelry pieces.
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Vintage Kenneth J. Lane Baroque Pearl Clip-on Earrings
Juraszek on July 09, The best way to tell if a piece is old is to actually see it. Kenneth Jay Lane made high-quality costume jewelry. The metalwork is especially brilliant, and textured; the enamels are ultra-glossy; and the stones, many made by Swarovski in Austria, others specially ordered from Germany, all have a depth and richness just like the real thing. Lane had the opportunity to see fabulous collections, to see great jewels being worn; and he plucked his cultural references freely and shamelessly from wherever he was and whoever he was with.
Kenneth J. Lane | Twentieth Century
In his "foolishness", he totally changed attitudes to costume jewellery, and to jewellery in general, creating - as Coco Chanel had done before him - a whole new fashion genre. We don't rent or sell your personal information to anyone. Lori presents her popular Antiques Appraisal Comedy Show around the world at shows a year entertaining audiences. They fasten with a gold clip at the back with small pads for comfort on the top of each clip. I'll do my best to solve the problem.
Only the box that the jewelry came in has the Avon name and address on it. Classic Kenneth Jay Lane design. That's what jewels are for. Why give the auction house money that you can keep yourself? Laura from New York on July 05, He bought cheap plastic bangles, smothered them with diamante and, as he says now: "Voila!