VINTAGE 1980s AVON Lion’s Head Doorknocker Multi Strand Pearl Necklace by Kenneth Jay Lane

KJL Simulated Pearl Necklace 9This incredibly gorgeous necklace is designed by Kenneth Jay Lane for AVON…the ‘jeweler to the world’s most admired women’ for the AVON Society and these iconic pieces are a lustrous gold tone with rhinestone eyes. It features beautiful simulated pearls, in perfect condition, attached with a highly detailed lion’s head pendant, also in mint, vintage condition. The doorknocker is a statement implying ‘do not trespass,’ knock before entering or face the wrath of the lions! Famous designers, including CHANEL, are embracing this concept, and symbol, as seen in their newly released lion’s head jewelry collections. These are pieces representing the strength and courage of the lion…a conversational, bold and confident statement in these times!

Innovative, gifted and imaginative – Kenneth Jay Lane’s exceptional skill ensures him a permanent place in fashion history (and in every woman’s jewelry 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. This piece is lightweight, would travel well and make an excellent addition to your jewelry wardrobe.

The KJL for AVON simulated pearl necklace has two strands with the top strand of 12mm simulated pearls measuring approx. 15″L and the bottom strand approx. 16.75″L, with the pendant measuring 1.275″H x 1″W. This piece weighs 2.7 oz.
The beautiful pierced earrings weight half an ounce each, are signed ‘K.J.L. for AVON’ and measure 1.75″L x 1″W.
We have the matching Lion’s Head with Crystal Eye Earrings and they’re available in pierced or clip on style:
KJL Lion’s Head Doorknocker Clip on Earrings
KJL Lion’s Head Doorknocker Pierced Earrings

Please take a look at the other AVON and Kenneth Jay Lane Lion’s Head Doorknocker Jewelry from our extensive collection now available in our shop!

Click here to view this necklace in our online shop!

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