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WEC: Thoughts about Jewelry — Kenneth Jay Lane Jewelry

Kenneth Jay Lane Jewelry

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Kenneth Jay Lane Jewelry

Kenneth Jay Lane is an American designer of beautiful jewelry. He started by bejeweling shoes for designers such as Scaasi and Dior. He sometimes made earrings and brooches to match the shoes used in runway shows. After a short stint working with jewelry designer Hattie Carnegie, Lane began his own jewelry design business in 1963. Early pieces by Kenneth Jay Lane were copies of high end jewelry designs. These pieces were popular among celebrities and notables including Jackie Kennedy, Liz Taylor and Audrey Hepburn.  With popularity came recognition and awards. Among the numerous honors he has received are the Coty Award for...

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