Vintage Jewelry by Kenneth J. Lane ~ Undersea Necklace & Earrings - Free Shipping - J2236
Made for Other Companies - Avon
Description ~ Kenneth J. Lane is known for quality, creativity, and collectibility - and this demi parure, out of the end of last century, is no exception - done for Avon, and known as Undersea, this fantastic pendant/necklace combination is executed w/2 stunning, marbled coral, beaded strands - accented w/a golden shell that is decorated w/crystal rhinestone chatons, this set is absolutely spectacular! The demi parure includes the 2 stranded necklace, the shell focal, and matching, pierced earrings Several sellers online have the original paperwork for this set and it shows that this jewelry can be worn 6 different ways: Pictured is the torsade, the torsade w/shell focal, the simple necklace, and the lariat - not pictured is the use of the shell focal as a scarf slide and the dangling pendant
TO SEE ALL MY PICTURES of this set, please visit my blogpost - http://cranberrymanor.blogspot.com/2014/02/kenneth-j-lane-for-avon-undersea-ways.html
Thank you to those sellers for sharing that paperwork
Thank you to http://www.kenneth-jay-lane.com/ for such an informative and comprehensive tutorial on KJL marks
Measurements ~ chain - approximately 36"; pendant - approximately 2" x 1.25"; earrings - approximately 1.25" x 0.75"
Dates ~ c1989 ~ while this Hallmark was in use c1987-2001, Undersea was part of Avon's 1989 Jewelry Collection
Hallmarks ~ signed "signed - "K.J.L. for Avon" - please see pictures
Condition ~ Excellent: pre-owned vintage ~ this jewelry appears to be in unworn condition and shows little evidence of age or use - it wears phenomenally! All materials are present, clear, and chip/flake free; the hardware is in good, working order.