Kenneth Lane Onassis Necklace
Kenneth Jay Lane Jackie O gilt necklace with coloured oval cabochon stones and small clear round crystals. Designer Kenneth Jay Lane was asked by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis to reproduce her real necklace which Van Cleef & Arpels made for her in the 1960's. Jackie O had him make the necklace and she permitted him to add it to his collection. In his book "Faking It", Kenneth Jay Lane also shows a photo of Linda Evans wearing one on the TV programme Dynasty. This version also resembles the ruby, emerald and clear rhinestones a cheaper version of the Van Cleef real gold with real rubies, emeralds and diamonds. The necklace has a 29cm drop. This necklace is in very good condition. It si signed KJL and has the copyright symbol. This necklace weighs 157 grams.