Kenneth Jay Lane

Leslie Rosenberg and Kenneth Jay Lane

Leslie Rosenberg and Kenneth Jay Lane

Introducing one of the worlds most beloved and successful designers of costume jewelry, Kenneth Jay Lane.

As columnist Aileen Mehle quotes, ” KJL, is a sorcerer who turns rhinestones to diamonds and the blue, green, and red crystals and German made glass he works with into sapphires, emeralds and rubies that look plucked from a pirates chest. His pearls would fool the smarted oyster.”

He began his remarkable career in the early 1960s as a shoe designer for Christian Dior, moved on to his rookie period designing jewelry for Hattie Carnegie.

Kenneth’s  clients range from first ladies, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Nancy Reagan and Barbara Bush, to such celebrities as Elizabeth Taylor, Audrey Hepburn and Angelina Jolie.

Featured below are some of his beautiful jewelry. His famous cabachon designs, and his giraffe bracelet.

His career spans thirty years, during which time his jewelry has been carried by major stores all over the world, shown in exhibitions such as those held at the The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and collected by dealers and appreciators of costume jewelry.

Visit today and discover the wonderful world of Kenneth Jay Lane.

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