Kenneth Jay Lane Earrings
Kenneth Jay Lane vintage earrings with 1960’s Mark K.J.L. 1 3/4 inches in diameter.
Kenneth Jay Lane must be credited with changing the attitude that costume jewelry was for the housekeeper.
In 1960 Kenneth Jay Lane made costume jewelry acceptable and a sought after accessory in high society and show business circles.
Kenneths friends were the “beautiful “ people of New York in the 1960’s. These ladies started wearing his jewels and bringing it to the attention of fashion writers and jewelry buyers.
The likes of Jackie Kennedy and The Duchess of Windsor wore Kenneth Jay Lane jewelry, these earrings are from that period.