Vintage K J Lane amethyst triple strand glass beaded necklace. Kenneth Jay Lane born in 1930 in Detroit, Michigan began his career in fashion as a shoe design director at Delman and later Christian Dior. Mr Lane is a designer to several stars including Paris Hilton and Britney Spears, Jackie Onassis and Audrey Hepburn who have worn his creations. He began designing jewelry in 1963 and his costume jewelry is highly collectible. The amethyst glass beads are 3/4" wide with a box and tongue clasp which is 22 kt gold plated. The condition of the necklace is excellent with no missing beads and it measures 10" in length when connected.