Hook, Clamp Or Spike Supported Candle Holder Patents (Class 431/296)
  • Patent number: 8342839
    Abstract: An assembly is provided whereby a candle holder is supported within a bottle and the bottle has no bottom and a single assembly supports both the candle holder and bottle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Inventor: Roy Rindom
  • Patent number: 8333585
    Abstract: A glass pear shape candle jar that has inter-locking top and bottom candle pieces that collectively it forms a 4-in-1 candle set. This multi-purpose inter-locking candle jar set, has four difference types of candles. This inter-locking candle jar set is a 4-in-1 set comprising of: The use of a main full size candle jar, an upright flat dome top candle, a dinner candle holder within the flat dome and a tea light candle base and holder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2012
    Inventors: Dominick Theresa, Michele Kramer, Nicholas Theresa
  • Patent number: 7841857
    Abstract: A self-extinguishing candle flame apparatus is provided, the apparatus comprises: a base; a post having opposing ends, at least a portion of the first end of the post is attached to the base; a pliable wax coil having opposing ends, at least a portion of the wax coil being situated upon the base, the wax coil forming a candle, the candle comprising an elongated wick being situated within the wax coil, at least a portion of the wick protruding from one end of the wax coil; and a self extinguishing device comprising at least two sections that form a clamp, at least a portion of each of the two sections being attached to a spring, each of the sections having opposing ends, the first end of each of the two sections comprises a head and the second end of each of the two sections comprises an arm, the first and second sections being connected at a joint, during a closed position, each of the heads contact one another and forms an extended rim with side walls and an aperture therebetween designed to receive a portio
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2010
    Assignee: Eclipse Home Decor, LLC
    Inventor: Anthony Viggiani
  • Patent number: 7736605
    Abstract: An apparatus for controlling a duration of burn of a stick of incense includes a base and a ferric rod extending away from and over the base. A hole is provided in the base for placement of a bottom end of the incense. A cylindrical portion is adapted to fit over and slide along a longitudinal length of the incense. A magnet is attached to the cylindrical portion and is adapted to secure the cylindrical portion, where desired, along a longitudinal length of the rod. Accordingly, the incense is supported in two locations and is disposed under and generally parallel to the rod. The incense is able to burn until the area of combustion reaches the cylindrical portion, at which time it is extinguished. Two alternate embodiments are described that allow use of modified forms of the cylindrical portion with prior art types of incense burners.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2010
    Inventor: Ralph Gregory Gomez
  • Patent number: 7527494
    Abstract: A device to regulate the burning of a candle is provided using a passive extinguisher that requires no mechanical parts or human intervention. The device is formed as tongs that form, when closed, a hollow cylindrical extension that can securely hold a burning candle. When the burning candle burns into the cylindrical extension, the flame is extinguished by operation of oxygen deprivation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2006
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2009
    Assignee: Eclipse Home Decor, LLC
    Inventor: Anthony Viggiani
  • Publication number: 20080268392
    Abstract: A cake shield to protect a cake during celebration allowing celebrants to enjoy activity and excitement of special moment without distraction or hesitation previously caused by thoughts and concerns about what they just observed to be blown or dropped onto cake they are about to eat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2007
    Publication date: October 30, 2008
    Inventor: Phyllis R. Bern
  • Publication number: 20070287117
    Abstract: One flexible windproof candleholder, which is composed of upper-open cylinder candleholder with gap at its side to change candle, a slide cover that covers onto periphery of candleholder and canister cover with light holes that covers onto interior of candleholder; wherein protruding stopper ball is respectively set at external and internal rim of bottom section of candleholder; concave parts made at lower rim of slide cover and canister cover can be used for block, so, slide cover moves down to envelop gap, wind may not blow candle; as slide cover and canister cover respectively move down to periphery and interior of candleholder, slide cover is pushed against upper cover of canister cover so that internal space of candleholder is sealed, the burning candle may extinguish itself due to lack of oxygen, canister cover slides upward along vertical runner setting in symmetry inside candleholder by stopper ball protruded at external low section, meanwhile, slide cover also slides upward to upper section of candle
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2006
    Publication date: December 13, 2007
    Inventor: Cheng-Chung Chang
  • Patent number: 7021927
    Abstract: A candle stand for holding and displaying a plurality of candles. The candle stand includes vertical rods that form a rigid tripod structure by attaching at the upper ends of the rods via washers, a pivoting, threaded attachment mechanism, and a threaded handle. The rods support horizontal rings that are provided with individual candle holders. The rods are provided with hooks spaced at intervals. The rings are provided with sets of projecting fingers that form channels. To attach the rings to the rods, the hooks are inserted into the corresponding channels on the rings. This forms an attractive, three-dimensional structure that is sufficiently rigid so as to hold a plurality of candles safely, yet is easily disassembled and collapsed into essentially flat components for easy shipping or storage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2003
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2006
    Assignee: Design Ideas, Ltd.
    Inventor: Joseph Gryzlak
  • Patent number: 6808388
    Abstract: A device for supporting a candle thereon includes a casing having an opening therein and a generating mechanism for generating special effects, such as audible sounds. More particularly, the generating mechanism includes a switch mounted in the opening of the casing. The switch has a first contact member, which is substantially immovable relative to the casing, and a second contact member. The second contact member is movable relative to the first contact member between a first position, in which the second contact member is in contact with the first contact member, and a second position, in which the second contact member is out of contact with the first contact member. The generating mechanism is adapted to generate special effects when the second contact member is in its first position. A movable member is movably mounted on the casing for moving the second contact member between its first and second positions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2003
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2004
    Assignee: Joy World, Inc.
    Inventor: Seungsoo Lee
  • Patent number: 6736632
    Abstract: A decorative cake protector (1) for use on a cake (2) is disclosed in which the protection includes a shield (5) for protecting the cake from the residue or debris of at least one burning device (16,17), a support (16a,17a) for holding the burning device above the cake; and a decorative theme piece (10) mounted above the shield. The decorative cake protector preferably includes a stand (12) to space the shield from the cake surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2002
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2004
    Inventor: Fleur Nanette Wolter
  • Patent number: 6709266
    Abstract: A candle holder 1 comprises an annular collar 2 and a bottom disc 3 interconnected by ribs 4 having sharp edges 5 for trimming a candle end inserted in the cavity defined by the ribs 4, the collar 1 and disc 3 while rotating the holder relative to the candle such that the sharpened edges 5 trim the candle end until said end is entirely received in the cavity, resilient arms 11 being provided for ensuring that the holder with candle inserted may be stably secured in the socket of a candlestick.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2002
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2004
    Inventor: Brian Vang Jensen
  • Patent number: 6702573
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for supporting and controlling a candle in an candelabra and other candle holders is disclosed. A candle support apparatus includes an outer shell or tubular body and inner shell or tubular body. The outer shell is typically a rigid casing that attaches to the candelabra or other candle holder. The inner radius of the outer shell is typically larger than the candle. The inner shell is typically resilient and has a radius smaller than the candle. The inner shell includes a substantially cylindrical portion having a longitudinal axis. The inner shell further includes a number of prongs sharing a common longitudinal axis with the substantially cylindrical portion. The end of the outer shell that is adapted to connect to the candelabra is a closed end with a hole adapted to receive a screw, bolt or other device used to attached the support apparatus to the candelabra.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2001
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2004
    Inventor: Dean Travis Massey
  • Publication number: 20040040923
    Abstract: A modular holder is described. The modular holder is suitable for holding candles, flowers and the like, and is suitable for building an array of such holders. Each modular holder has four rigidly interconnected transversely spaced upright legs. Each leg has the shape of an equilateral prism. Each modular holder also has four sockets on top, such that each socket is capable of tightly accepting the insertion of a leg. An aperture located medially to the sockets can accept the insertion of a cup for holding items. Arrays of holders are created by inserting the legs of modular holders into the sockets of other modular holders. The equilateral shape of the legs and sockets allows the creation of arrays in a variety of configurations. Preferred embodiments include lower leg parts and sockets having cross sectional shapes that are square or hexagonal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2002
    Publication date: March 4, 2004
    Inventor: Gustave Fritz Wolff
  • Patent number: 6488494
    Abstract: A candle holder includes a housing having a mounting mechanism for mounting a candle to the housing. A display is connected to the housing for selectively displaying one of a plurality of numbers thereon, whereby the candle holder can be re-used for different occasions, such as birthdays and anniversaries, having different numbers associated therewith.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2002
    Assignee: Joy World, Inc.
    Inventor: Seungsoo Lee
  • Patent number: 6440362
    Abstract: An interconnectable fumigant element connectable with like elements to form a segmented fumigant. The fumigant element has a burnable, elongated body holding a volatilizable active. The body has a first connector at one end and a second connector at a location remote from the first connector, the shapes of the first and second connectors being such that a user can use them to connect two such bodies. A second body so connected to a first body is automatically ignited as the first body bums down to its first connector. Two or more such bodies can be connected to form a segmented fumigant. A method of controlling insects by using such fumigant elements is also disclosed, as well as a kit including such fumigant elements for forming burnable and segmented fumigants. The connected fumigants can be stacked in a vertical manner or disposed horizontally.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2000
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2002
    Assignee: S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
    Inventors: Harry E. Bryant, Robert R. Emmrich
  • Publication number: 20010044087
    Abstract: A disposable candleholder comprising a base having a surface for supporting a candle, at least two elastic arms extending upward from the base, each of the arms having a candle holding member thereon. The arms are normally biased to compel the candle holding members toward a center point of the base to thereby clamp the candle on the base. The candle holding members preferably have a semi-circular configuration. The device is configured so as to allow different sized candles to be secured on the same base. The device is made of a disposable material, such as plastic. The device is preferably provided with a spike extending upward from the base, the spike being configured to pierce a base of the candle to thereby assist in securing the candle on the base. A plurality of support legs preferably depend downward from the base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2001
    Publication date: November 22, 2001
    Inventor: George Vlasios Kontos
  • Patent number: 6220855
    Abstract: A candle stand and wax recycling assembly for capturing, retaining, and forming wax run-off from a first candle as the first candle burns during use. The candle stand and wax recycling assembly includes a platform assembly adapted for supporting a first candle, a receptacle coupled beneath said platform assembly adapted for receiving melted wax, a wick member, and a wick holding assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2000
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2001
    Inventor: Steven K. Asheim
  • Patent number: 6206688
    Abstract: Decorative apparatus comprising the assemblage of a receptacle of a type for accommodating a consumable liquid and a decorative assembly constructed to accommodate a candle for casting a decorative light when lit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 1999
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2001
    Inventor: Sheila Hunter
  • Patent number: 5975889
    Abstract: A candle support apparatus which is adapted for securement to a bottle cap, package, container or other gift, comprising a candle socket, and at least two elongated, resilient arms radially extending from the candle socket. The resilient arms have depending arm portions with an inclined tab inwardly disposed at the distal end of each depending arm, to secure the candle support apparatus about an unopened bottle cap secured to a bottle. A suitable adhesive is positioned beneath the candle socket to provide additional means of securement. A detent is provided for ease of breaking the resilient arms from the candle socket, to enable the user to alternately secure the candle support apparatus to a suitable object, such as a package, jar, can, container or other gift. A drip catching disc may be secured beneath the candle socket to catch drips from the lighted candle. The drip catching disc preferably has a raised outer periphery for ease of retaining candle drips.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 1997
    Date of Patent: November 2, 1999
    Inventor: Jerry W. Culpepper
  • Patent number: 5797739
    Abstract: A fuel cell for use in warming or heating of food in a chafer dish, outdoor supplemental lighting, and emitting of insecticide. The fuel cell including a fuel holding cavity with a lid thereon, and a wick submerged within the fuel and extending out of the lid through a hole. The fuel cell further including a recess in the base for allowing stacking of fuel cells by receiving the wick of an adjacent fuel cell during stacking. The recess further used for receiving a support when it is desirous to suspend the fuel cell in the air such as to provide supplemental outdoor lighting or the emission of insecticide. The fuel cell also including a stem-sleeve combination for supporting the wick within the hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 1996
    Date of Patent: August 25, 1998
    Inventor: Paul R. Lioi
  • Patent number: 5683239
    Abstract: A candle holder having a base with a seat for receiving a candle, a housing, a cover, and spring-loaded connecting means for detachably connecting the housing and the cover to the base. Air passage means formed in the base and the cover allow movement of air into and out of the housing; throughholes formed in the cover direct entering rain away from the candle. The base and cover are preferably made of bronze or some other substantially rust-resistant metal; the housing is made of an optically transparent or translucent material. In a preferred embodiment of the invention, a heat shield is positioned inside the housing to evenly distribute heat from a burning candle and prevent the formation of hot spots. The base may be provided with adapters for attachment to a cemetery marker or insertion into the ground.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 1995
    Date of Patent: November 4, 1997
    Assignee: Gorham Bronze
    Inventor: Leo Cardosi
  • Patent number: 4955807
    Abstract: A spiral coil candle holder for anchoring a candle to the bottom of a jack-o-lantern or other stable substrate. The candle holder includes a filament shaped into a plurality of convolutions forming a spiral coil having an aperture of varying diameter capable of securely holding various size candles. The candle holder has a spiral coil bottom so that it can be embedded into the pumpkin in a corkscrew-like manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 1988
    Date of Patent: September 11, 1990
    Assignee: Concept Manufacturing
    Inventors: Allen Chance, William Gray
  • Patent number: 4895512
    Abstract: An adapter (70) for supporting a taper candle and chimney glass on a candle ring (16) in a centerpiece arrangement includes a plate (72), a candle holder (76), end clips (74) for snap-releasable engagement with the inner ring of the candle ring, and a chimney glass holder (80).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 1989
    Date of Patent: January 23, 1990
    Assignee: Sullivan, Inc.
    Inventors: Marian D. Sullivan, Elaine A. Tschetter
  • Patent number: 4815967
    Abstract: An adapter (18) for supporting one of more taper candles instead of a single pillar candle, on a candle ring (16) in a centerpiece arrangement includes an elongated plate (30), one or more candle holders (32), and end clips (36) for snap-releaseable engagement with the inner ring of the candle ring. A second embodiment (50) is adapted for supporting a single taper candle with a smaller candle ring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 1987
    Date of Patent: March 28, 1989
    Assignee: Sullivan, Inc.
    Inventors: Marian D. Sullivan, Elaine A. Tschetter
  • Patent number: 4801478
    Abstract: A decorative notion or ornament for special occasions of purposes providing both an identifiable theme and melody associated with an occasion to be celebrated or purpose to be noted. Comprising the ornament is a figurine or other identifiable theme constructed with a simulated appearance (if appropriate) long associated with a special purpose occasion or purpose. Assembled plastic sections are interfitted to form an enclosure defining an internal cavity in which a battery operated melody module is contained. The melody module includes a microchip that has been preprogrammed to play a selected melody normally associated with the identifiable theme while a suitable switch is available to actuate, prolong or discontinue playing of the melody.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 1987
    Date of Patent: January 31, 1989
    Inventor: Abraham Greenblatt
  • Patent number: 4721455
    Abstract: A cake cover and candle support a cylindrical center support configured to be inserted into a birthday cake or the like and defining a extended portion. A planar cake cover defines a center aperture and a plurality of candle receiving recesses. The cake cover is received upon and supported by the center support above the upper surface of a cake.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 1986
    Date of Patent: January 26, 1988
    Inventor: Irving Barfus
  • Patent number: 4468721
    Abstract: A unitary candle retainer leash for use with electric candles and the like to secure them on window sills of double hung windows has an elongated, thin flexible stem dimensioned to extend from the candle and under the window. At one end the leash has means thereon for engagement with the candle and at its other end it has tab means for locking against the outer surface of the window. The leash may be formed as a separate element for engagement with separately purchased candles, or it may be provided as a part of a candle assembly, in one embodiment of which the leash may be substantially retracted into the cavity of a hollow shank of the candle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 1983
    Date of Patent: August 28, 1984
    Inventor: Steven Vandrilla
  • Patent number: 4347217
    Abstract: An incense holder includes a base having a central upstanding projection with an axial bore therein for receiving the lower end of a rod adapted to be passed through the holes in a plurality of incense beads. The rod includes a mounting portion shaped to cooperate with the bore for holding the rod uptight, and a stop portion for maintaining a space between the incense beads and the base. The bore may also receive an incense stick. Several forms of base are disclosed, some adapted for supporting spiral incense carriers thereon. Two forms of rod mounting portions are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 1980
    Date of Patent: August 31, 1982
    Assignee: Genieco Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew P. Radkins, David P. Macarus, James A. Radkins, Jay S. Waxman
  • Patent number: 4178346
    Abstract: An incense burner device adaptable for use in a vehicle such as an automobile. It includes an open ended container for burning incense. A stem extends from the closed end which is removably fitted into the sleeve of a clamp device for supporting the container upright. The clamp device is attachable to a component member of an automobile such as the edge of an ashtray. The ashes of the incense are discharged into the ashtray by removing the container from the sleeve connector and upending it into the ashtray.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 1978
    Date of Patent: December 11, 1979
    Inventors: Gerald L. Allen, Craig A. Chapman
  • Patent number: 4155979
    Abstract: A device having an upright backplate formed with a pocket for holding sticks of incense and means to suspend the back plate from a door, a horizontally positioned elongated base member formed with a longitudinal channel and with a separate recess for supporting a romovable chimney which is provided with a cap having spaced openings. means are provided to hold a stick of incense in a horizontal position over the longitudinal channel to burn incense in the open and to provide a place in which ashes may fall. Means are also provided in the recess to hold the stick of incense in an upright position to burn within the chimney, the smoke escaping through the holes in the cap and the ashes collecting in the recess. The back plate and base member are separable to permit the base member to be used separately and for ease of storage of the device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 1978
    Date of Patent: May 22, 1979
    Inventor: Joseph Powell
  • Patent number: 4025289
    Abstract: The specification discloses a fireworks device including suspended body of flame dripping low molecular weight polyethylene material which produces a shower of flaming beads when ignited.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 1975
    Date of Patent: May 24, 1977
    Assignee: Edward Russell Duncan
    Inventors: Bonnie Sue Duncan, Edward Russell Duncan
  • Patent number: D436415
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 1996
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2001
    Assignee: Design Ideas, Ltd.
    Inventor: Christopher Hardy