Patents Assigned to PANDORA A/S
  • Patent number: 10702026
    Abstract: Disclosed is a clip for a bracelet and/or a necklace. The clip in a closed state having a through hole (402) allowing the clip to wreathe an elongated member of a bracelet and/or necklace. The clip comprises: a first part (420) and a second part (430), the first and second parts being connected by a hinge (401); and a first resilient element (460) arranged in the second part. The first resilient element comprising a first gripping surface (451) for frictionally gripping a surface of the elongated member. The second part comprises a cavity (443) extending in the radial direction, the first resilient element comprises a first resilient part (460) arranged inside the cavity and a second resilient part (470) arranged outside the cavity and extending in the radial direction from the cavity into the through hole. The cavity is configured to secure the first resilient element in said second part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: Pandora A/S
    Inventors: Lee Antony Gray, John Richard Decker
  • Patent number: 10681964
    Abstract: Disclosed is a clip (100) for a bracelet and/or a necklace. The clip in a closed state having a through hole (102) allowing said clip to wreathe an elongated member (301) of a bracelet and/or necklace. The clip comprises: a first part (120) and a second part (130), the first and second parts being connected by a hinge (101); and a resilient element (150) arranged in the second part. The resilient element comprising a first gripping surface for frictionally gripping a surface (151) of the elongated member. The resilient element being spaced apart from the first part. The first part comprises a rigid second gripping surface (121, 122) for gripping a surface of the elongated member, and the resilient element and the rigid second gripping surface allows the clip to be releasably secured at selected positions along the elongated member and allows said clip in a closed state to be movable along the elongated member, on which it is positioned by exerting a force in the axial direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: Pandora A/S
    Inventors: Lee Antony Gray, John Richard Decker
  • Publication number: 20180213892
    Abstract: Disclosed is a clip (100) for a bracelet and/or a necklace. The clip in a closed state having a through hole (102) allowing said clip to wreathe an elongated member (301) of a bracelet and/or necklace. The clip comprises: a first part (120) and a second part (130), the first and second parts being connected by a hinge (101); and a resilient element (150) arranged in the second part. The resilient element comprising a first gripping surface for frictionally gripping a surface (151) of the elongated member. The resilient element being spaced apart from the first part. The first part comprises a rigid second gripping surface (121, 122) for gripping a surface of the elongated member, and the resilient element and the rigid second gripping surface allows the clip to be releasably secured at selected positions along the elongated member and allows said clip in a closed state to be movable along the elongated member, on which it is positioned by exerting a force in the axial direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2016
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Applicant: Pandora A/S
    Inventors: Lee Antony Gray, John Richard Decker
  • Publication number: 20180213893
    Abstract: Disclosed is a clip for a bracelet and/or a necklace. The clip in a closed state having a through hole (402) allowing the clip to wreathe an elongated member of a bracelet and/or necklace. The clip comprises: a first part (420) and a second part (430), the first and second parts being connected by a hinge (401); and a first resilient element (460) arranged in the second part. The first resilient element comprising a first gripping surface (451) for frictionally gripping a surface of the elongated member. The second part comprises a cavity (443) extending in the radial direction, the first resilient element comprises a first resilient part (460) arranged inside the cavity and a second resilient part (470) arranged outside the cavity and extending in the radial direction from the cavity into the through hole. The cavity is configured to secure the first resilient element in said second part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2016
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Applicant: Pandora A/S
    Inventors: Lee Antony Gray, John Richard Decker
  • Patent number: 9839266
    Abstract: In one embodiment, an ornamental component is provided for use with jewelry (a bracelet or necklace). The ornamental component has a through hole allowing the ornamental component to be strung on an elongated member of the jewelry. The ornamental component includes a self-supporting housing and an insert assembly. The housing has a through hole with first and second openings at first and second sides, respectively, of the housing. The insert assembly is inserted in the through hole of the housing, and the insert assembly is assembled from a first tubular element and a gripping element. The first tubular element has a through hole that forms at least a part of the ornamental component through hole. The gripping element is configured to frictionally grip a part of the jewelry item. The first tubular element is configured to secure the gripping element inside the through hole of the ornamental component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignees: Pandora A/S, Pandora Production Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Lee Antony Gray, Jean-Pierre Selbe, Weerasak Wannachai
  • Patent number: 8950214
    Abstract: In one embodiment, an ornamental component is provided for use with jewelry (a bracelet or necklace). The ornamental component has a through hole allowing the ornamental component to be strung on an elongated member of the jewelry. The ornamental component includes a self-supporting housing and an insert assembly. The housing has a through hole with first and second openings at first and second sides, respectively, of the housing. The insert assembly is inserted in the through hole of the housing, and the insert assembly is assembled from a first tubular element and a gripping element. The first tubular element has a through hole that forms at least a part of the ornamental component through hole. The gripping element is configured to frictionally grip a part of the jewelry item. The first tubular element is configured to secure the gripping element inside the through hole of the ornamental component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2015
    Assignees: Pandora A/S, Pandora Production Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Lee Antony Gray, Jean-Pierre Selbe, Weerasak Wannachai
  • Publication number: 20140230488
    Abstract: In one embodiment, an ornamental component is provided for use with jewelry (a bracelet or necklace). The ornamental component has a through hole allowing the ornamental component to be strung on an elongated member of the jewelry. The ornamental component includes a self-supporting housing and an insert assembly. The housing has a through hole with first and second openings at first and second sides, respectively, of the housing. The insert assembly is inserted in the through hole of the housing, and the insert assembly is assembled from a first tubular element and a gripping element. The first tubular element has a through hole that forms at least a part of the ornamental component through hole. The gripping element is configured to frictionally grip a part of the jewelry item. The first tubular element is configured to secure the gripping element inside the through hole of the ornamental component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2014
    Publication date: August 21, 2014
    Applicant: Pandora A/S
    Inventors: Lee Antony Gray, Jean-Pierre Selbe, Weerasak Wannachai
  • Publication number: 20140223962
    Abstract: In one embodiment, an ornamental component is provided for use with a jewelry item (i.e., a bracelet or a necklace). The ornamental component includes a self-supporting housing and an insert assembly. The self-supporting housing has a through hole allowing the ornamental component to be strung on an elongated member of the jewelry item, and the through hole defines a through hole axis and has a first opening at a first side of the self-supporting housing and a second opening at a second side of the self-supporting housing. The insert assembly is inserted in the through hole of the self-supporting housing, and the insert assembly is assembled from a first tubular element having a through hole that forms a gripping element for frictionally gripping a part of the jewelry item. The first tubular element is configured to secure the gripping element inside the through hole of the self-supporting housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Applicants: Pandora Production Co., Ltd., Pandora A/S
    Inventors: Lee Antony Gray, Jean-Pierre Selbe, Weerasak Wannachai
  • Publication number: 20140182332
    Abstract: A piece of jewelry, more specifically a bracelet or a necklace, comprising strand portions mutually connected by means of a connector member, a clip member comprising two half shells hinged together at respective outer peripheries and a snap lock allowing for the two half shells when being hingedly rotated to be releasably snap-locked to each other to form an assembled clip member with a through-going hole extending from a first aperture at a first lateral end of the clip member extending into an interior cavity of the clip member and further extending into a second aperture at an opposite lateral end of the clip member. The connector member comprises a centre part with two end sections and a central section positioned in between and connecting the two end sections, each end section being connected to a retainer loop, each retainer loop being connected to an end loop of at least one of the strand portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2012
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Applicant: PANDORA A/S
    Inventor: Lee Antony Gray