Vintage 1980's Kenneth Jay Lane Gold Plated Lion's Head Door Knocker Necklace
We cannot get enough of Kenneth Jay Lane’s gold and glamorous statement pieces, and this necklace is no different! This stunning 18kt gold plated brass 1980s vintage Kenneth Jay Lane necklace features a lion's head doorknocker center piece with an articulated ring, and two smaller links of the same design on either side. Its textured link chain closes with a fold-over clasp and extension link, signed KJL for Kenneth Jay Lane. Necklace is in excellent vintage condition.
About Kenneth Jay Lane:
Innovative, gifted and imaginative – Kenneth Jay Lane’s exceptional skill ensures him a permanent place in fashion history (and in every woman’s collection)
“Elegance, luxury and good taste never go out of style,” says Kenneth Jay Lane – and he should know. His fabulous costume jewelry has caught the eye of the world’s most glamorous women for over five decades, including Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Elizabeth Taylor, Diana Vreeland, Audrey Hepburn, and Diana, Princess of Wales. Moreover, his pieces are now as sought-after and collectable as precious gems, with vintage pieces selling at Christies and Sothebys.
Fast-forward to today and his name has become more internationally recognized than ever. His designs have been worn by such fashionistas as: Madonna, Sarah Jessica Parker, Lady Gaga, and many more. However you choose to dress with them now, they will be equally wearable in seasons to come. As Lane himself says, “I like to create jewelry that can be worn any time of the year, by any woman. Glamour is all year round.”
Please note: all of our items are vintage and pre-owned, and may show some slight signs of wear. Anything significant will be noted in the description.