Ring Patents (Class 63/15)
  • Patent number: 10653216
    Abstract: A customisable item of jewellery comprises a grid with a plurality of openings defining a plurality of distinct closely contiguous adornment locations, and attachment means suitable for releasably retaining a pin of an adornment in each selected one of the plurality of openings, whereby once a plurality of adornments are attached to the attachment means, a cluster of releasable adornments is formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Inventor: Nicholas Lieth Ambrose
  • Patent number: 10582745
    Abstract: Exemplary embodiments of a ring and ring assembly are provided. In one embodiment, a ring assembly is provided having an inner ring, an outer ring having a groove within an inner portion of the outer ring that fits the inner ring, and a mechanism provided on the outer ring allowing the outer ring to be opened to place the inner ring within the outer ring. The outer ring can have an opening through which a jewel on the inner ring can project when the outer ring is closed. The outer ring can have a design that surrounds the jewel on the inner ring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Inventor: Michal Kadar
  • Patent number: 10517358
    Abstract: A ring for a finger of a user, the finger extending from a root of the finger at a palm of a hand at an angle that is not a right angle, the ring including a canted band including a bottom portion, a top portion and a cant angle, wherein the ring is capable to be worn by the user with the ring tangent to the palm at the root of the finger, increasing the comfort experienced by the user as the ring is disposed on the finger of the user and increasing the secure coupling of the ring to the finger by disposing the ring against the palm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Inventor: Gudmund Jos Olsson
  • Patent number: 10383411
    Abstract: A vented or decorative finger ring and its method of manufacture that employs a co-injection mold casting of the vented or decorative finger ring that is formed with joined outer and inner rings where the inner ring includes a plurality of interconnected lateral and longitudinal slots or grooves, where the lateral slots or grooves are space apart and extend from the inner ring edges that each connect to a series of linked longitudinal slots or grooves formed around the inner ring that extend to the inner surface of the outer ring, forming air flow paths across the inner ring, between the inner ring edges.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: Groove Life Corporation
    Inventor: Peter Mark Goodwin
  • Patent number: 10383412
    Abstract: A vented finger ring and its method of manufacture are provided. The vented ring includes an outer ring portion, an inner ring portion, and an anti-stretch element positioned between the outer ring portion and the inner ring portion. The inner ring portion includes lateral grooves connected to inner grooves, the connected lateral grooves and inner grooves forming at least one fluid conduit from a first side of the vented ring to a second side of the vented ring. The method includes injecting a first material into a first mold to form an outer ring portion, injecting a second material into a second mold to form an inner ring portion, and positioning an anti-stretch element between the outer ring portion and the inner ring portion. The second mold includes at least one feature on a surface thereof, the at least one feature corresponding to connected lateral grooves and inner grooves on an inner surface of the inner ring portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: Groove Life Corporation
    Inventor: Peter Mark Goodwin
  • Patent number: 10349709
    Abstract: User-wearable rings are disclosed that are expandable, antimicrobial, and/or breathable. Each ring is shaped into a toroid formed at least partly of an expandable polymer having an elastic modulus no greater than 5 gigapascals (GPa). The toroid is sized to fit snugly over a digit of a user and is configured to expand as needed. Some ring implementations include antimicrobial elements disposed within the expandable polymer. In some implementations the antimicrobial elements include ionic silver. Some ring implementations include precious materials, such as precious metals or crushed pearl, interspersed within the expandable polymer. Some ring implementations include one or more colorants having a color matching the color of one or more precious materials interspersed in the ring. Some ring implementations include grooves formed on an inner surface of the ring and allowing moisture, dirt, grime, and the like to exit from between the digit of the user and the ring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Inventors: Brighton Jones, Aaron Dalley
  • Patent number: 10334916
    Abstract: A sub-assembly of external parts for a timepiece or watch or piece of jewellery includes a first component and a second component. The sub-assembly includes a bayonet fit between two edges and two wings of skirts of the first component and the second component. The first component and the second component are able to occupy an assembled and indexed position. The first component or the second component including for this purpose, in part in the thickness of the first skirt or second skirt, an elastically deformable zone including a lug for angular indexation between the first component and second component, cooperating with an indexation limit stop of the other component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Omega SA
    Inventor: Adrien Mollier
  • Patent number: 10321743
    Abstract: A square princess cut gemstone (100) comprises a crown (300) having thirteen facets (310, 321-324, 331-334, 345-348). The crown facets include a square table facet (310) forming the top of the crown's truncated pyramid shape. Four upper girdle facets (321-324) extend upward from girdle edges (231-234). Four table-surrounding facets (331-334) extend upward from the upper girdle facets (321-324) to the table facet (310). Four bezel facets (345-348) straddles at least one of the adjoining corners of the upper girdle facets (321-324) and the adjoining corners of the table-surrounding facets (331-334).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Inventor: Leonard J. Strnad
  • Patent number: 10191291
    Abstract: A jewelry setting has a magnifying lens in a lens holder for supporting the magnifying lens. A precious stone arrangement is supported by a precious stone setting for supporting the precious stone arrangement below the magnifying lens, at such position relative to the magnifying lens as to produce a magnified image of the precious stone arrangement at a top surface of the magnifying lens. A mechanical coupling is configured to couple the precious stone setting to the lens holder. The setting can be implemented as any type of jewelry item, e.g. a finger ring, a necklace, a pendant and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: H.K. DESIGNS INC.
    Inventor: Hasu Dholakiya
  • Patent number: 9949539
    Abstract: A method for making a jewelry ring comprising a substrate, a first coating of a metallic nitride or a metallic boride, and an external metallic coating is additionally provided. Further provided is a method for making a metallic article comprising a substrate comprising tungsten carbide, cobalt, tungsten, titanium, titanium carbide, zirconium, tantalum or aluminum; a first coating of a metallic nitride or a metallic boride; and an external metallic coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: Frederick Goldman, Inc.
    Inventor: Andrew Derrig
  • Patent number: 9913513
    Abstract: A versatile jewelry includes a main body having an inner surface arranged to be worn against the wrist and an outer surface opposite the inner surface. First and second end portions define a clearance sized to receive the wrist when the main body is donned by the user. At least one retaining feature comprises a plurality of hooks. A hair band is adapted to be selectively secured to the main body via the at least one retaining feature and to span the clearance at a height above the inner surface. The at least one retaining feature maintains the hair band in place on the main body and distributes pressure from the hair band away from the wrist. The hair band has an elasticity and the main body has a rigidity arranged to maintain the hair band at a height above the inner surface across the clearance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: AST DESIGN, LLC
    Inventors: Arni Thor Ingimundarson, Shireen Maria Thor
  • Patent number: 9913514
    Abstract: A ring includes a head portion, a base portion and a structure. The structure is incorporated into a first thickness of the head portion with the structure being between an inner rim and an outer rim of the head portion. The structure includes an invisible setting located within an indentation of the structure with the invisible setting mounting at least one center stone and a plurality of secondary stones in such a way that the at least one center stone and the plurality of secondary stones appear to be a continuous, uninterrupted surface thereby creating an illusion of a large stone in a marquise or round shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: FD Worldwide Merchandise Group, Inc.
    Inventor: Sheung S. Choi
  • Patent number: 9848678
    Abstract: A ring assembly includes an annular ring platform having a recess formed in a portion thereof and a column with an opening therein. A collar is received on the ring platform and has a sleeve that mates with the column. An ornamental portion has an anchor that extends through the collar and selectively mates with the column opening. A biasing spring is received in the recess of the ring platform and urges the collar outwardly from the ring platform. The ornamental portion selectively rotates relative to the ring platform whereby the anchor locks with the column and the spring urges the ornamental portion toward locked relation therewith.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Inventor: Timothy J. Drouhard
  • Patent number: 9756909
    Abstract: A jewelry product for wearing on the finger includes an annular member with a receiving passage that is meant to be engaged with the finger. The annular member includes a circular top portion that is integral with a base portion, said base portion being provided with the passage for engagement with the finger, and the circular top portion having a central aperture extending in the direction of the passage, and a circular mounting member for engagement over and with the circular top portion of the annular member. Inter-engageable threads are disposed between the circular mounting member and the circular top portion so as to enable the circular mounting member to be secured with or removed from the circular top portion of the annular member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: National Chain Company
    Inventor: Robert Jason Bonner
  • Patent number: 9603421
    Abstract: A gem setting comprising a first wall with a first groove and a second wall with a second groove, the first wall and the second wall having a channel between them and the first groove facing towards the second groove such that when the plurality of gems are set into the channel the crown of the gems extends above the first wall top and the second wall top; four soldering prongs attached to the ends of the walls and a ring portion, wherein the ring portion is soldered to the four soldering prongs to enclose the plurality of gems in the channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2017
    Inventor: Hasmukh Dholakiya
  • Patent number: 9491993
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a ring protection device. The ring protection device can have a shell layer to at least partially encase a ring. The ring protection device can have a shell layer containing a housing segment. The segments of the shell layer can be connected to other segments via a hinge mechanism. The shell segments and hinge mechanism can be configured to encase a ring and protect it from damage. The shell layer can be connected to a sealing layer to aid the ring protection functionality. The hinge mechanism can be opened and closed to insert and remove a ring into the ring protection device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Inventors: Himanshu Singh, Kaushik Lakshmi Vinjamur
  • Patent number: 9462859
    Abstract: A light-emitting jewelry piece includes a gemstone, a head, and a mounting. The head is configured to interconnect the gemstone to the mounting. The mounting is arranged secure the light-emitting jewelry piece to a person or a personal adornment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2016
    Inventor: John William Disinger
  • Patent number: 9126813
    Abstract: A device for filling containers, comprising: an upper main element, a lower main element and lateral elements connecting the upper main element and the lower main element; support elements arranged at one another without a continuous drive device, which support elements are continuously run through the device along operating stations and along the main elements and whose interconnection with one another due to a support along at least one lateral element is disengaged, wherein the interconnection of the support elements with one another in the upper main element and/or in the lower main element is maintained over the entire movement path along the top main element and the bottom main element, and wherein the movement of the support elements in the upper main element and/or in the lower main element is acceleratable and deceleratable in a controlled manner with the interconnection of the support elements being maintained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2015
    Assignee: Hamba Filltec GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventor: Martin Junk
  • Patent number: 9032967
    Abstract: The current invention discloses an inexpensive, easy to use anti-smoking device. The device has an elongated strip having a center portion, a first arm, and second arm along the elongated strip, and a center piece that is attached to the center portion of the elongated strip. The first arm and second arm of the elongated strip can be wrapped around the center piece to attach to the center piece, forming two loops that allow two fingers of the person trying to quit smoking to engage the anti-smoking device. The center piece is to be stuck between two fingers, preferably the fingers the person trying to quit smoking normally uses to clutch cigarettes. The center piece is sized so that two fingers cannot be held close enough to clutch a cigarette.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Inventor: Guiseppe Bordone
  • Patent number: 9034488
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to jewelry articles comprising a substrate and a metallic, external coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: Frederick Goldman, Inc.
    Inventor: Andrew Derrig
  • Publication number: 20150128644
    Abstract: A spreading tool (4) for widening a jewelry ring, in particular for pressing an inner ring portion (24) into an outer ring portion (26) of a hollow ring (22), has a plurality of spreading jaws (10), the insides (48) of which bound a receiving space (50), into which a spreading body (52) can be inserted for spreading open the spreading jaws (10), and which form on the outsides (34) thereof a plurality of coaxial ring receptacles (32) each being bounded radially inwardly by circumferentially disposed wall sections (36) of the spreading jaws (10). The ring receptacles (32) have diameters (Dn) that decrease relative to one another toward a free end (40) of the spreading jaws (10), characterized in that the spreading jaws (10) bound the ring receptacles (32) on both sides also in the direction of a main axis (A).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2014
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Inventor: Hakan Sarac
  • Patent number: 9010146
    Abstract: The specification describes a wearable decorative article comprising at least first and second separate body components selectively inter-relatable with each other in a predetermined order of assembly to thereby define a unitary article, such as, for example, a ring, pendant, watch, etc. When the at least first and second separate body components are assembled to define the unitary article, at least the first and second separate body components further define a bounded opening dimensioned to receive a retaining member, such as, for instance, a finger or neck-encircling band, wrist, etc. therein. The unitary article is characterized in that it can be completely disassembled into the at least first and second separate body components only if a retaining member is not present in the bounded opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2004
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Inventor: Nava Wiegert
  • Publication number: 20150059403
    Abstract: A ring assembly including a shank having a band defining a head mounting area with a through hole defined through the band in the head mounting area. The through hole defines internal threads; and a head including a mount with a post extending therethrough, the post including an area of external threads configured to engage the internal threads to releasably secure the head to the shank. Methods for forming and demonstrating ring assemblies are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicant: KF LICENSING, INC.
    Inventor: Kenneth Fogel
  • Patent number: 8966938
    Abstract: A ring with a composite Diamond Head setting is described that includes a head portion and a base portion. The head portion includes at least one channel structure that defines a marquise-cut diamond shaped indentation adapted to be positioned with a plurality of multiple shaped diamonds in a juxtaposition arrangement to form a clustered Diamond Head that creates an illusion of a big marquise-cut shaped diamond over the head portion. The head portion can include a circular or pear shaped indentation adapted to be positioned with multiple shaped diamonds in a juxtaposition arrangement to form a clustered Diamond Head that creates an illusion of a big a circular or pear shape shaped diamond over the head portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: FD Worldwide Merchandise Group, Inc.
    Inventor: Sheung S. Choi
  • Publication number: 20150013382
    Abstract: A piece of jewelry with a mixture of transparent resin and cremation ashes in the setting. A method of mixing ashes with a resin and hardener, flowing into a setting and allowing to harden.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2014
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventor: Gina Murphy
  • Patent number: 8927107
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to a coated jewelry article or a coated component of a jewelry article, comprising a jewelry article or a component of a jewelry article, a first metallic coating, and a second metallic coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Frederick Goldman, Inc.
    Inventor: Andrew Derrig
  • Patent number: 8910382
    Abstract: Form the oval rings 25 from the circular rings 23. Then, twist the oval rings 25, for instance three times, around center of the longitudinal direction, and create the ring portion for male 31 and the binding portion at the both side of the binding portion. After that, obtain the rings for male 2 and the rings for female 3 by cutting the binding portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2014
    Assignee: Mokumeganeya Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Masaki Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20140345323
    Abstract: The invention relates to an aesthetic or clothing accessory (10) comprising:—at least one element (100) secured to a mounting (200),—a support (300) for the mounting (200) of the element (100), and—a means (400) for holding the accessory (10) on a garment or part of the body, the means (400) for holding the accessory (10) being secured to the support (300), the accessory (10) being characterized in that:—the mounting (200) is mounted such that it can move along a closed-loop path about an axis X-X.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2012
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Inventor: Nathalie Sevikian
  • Publication number: 20140345321
    Abstract: An article of jewelry for wearing on the body may comprise a sintered polycrystalline diamond compact with substantially no metal catalyst. As many of the metal catalysts commonly used in the art are known to cause skin irritation, such a sintered compact with substantially no metal catalyst may be more biocompatible than previously known. A method for forming such a biocompatible sintered polycrystalline diamond compact comprises mixing diamond powder and metal catalyst powder into a mixture and sintering the mixture under elevated temperature and pressure conditions to form a sintered compact. The sintered compact may then be leached in an acid or other solution to substantially remove the metal catalyst from the sintered compact.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2013
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Inventors: David R. Hall, Ronald B. Crockett, Neil Cannon
  • Patent number: 8869556
    Abstract: The invention provides a piece or article of jewelry that is made from a metal support including a plate having an upper surface and lower surface with an upstanding peripheral rim on the upper surface that is mounted on the support to be normal to the viewer, and a sealed transparent dome filled with a liquid of a preselected specific gravity and viscosity into which is immersed a plurality of objects of given density. The dome is sealed to the upper surface of the plate and to the upstanding rim. The plurality of objects disperses in the liquid responsive to agitation or disturbance and will slowly settle by gravity to the lowest point of the dome when the agitation or disturbance ceases. The invention also provides a method of making the article of jewelry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: Stars of Africa Corp.
    Inventors: Lita Natascha Asscher, Mike Edward Asscher
  • Patent number: 8863758
    Abstract: Invention generally includes a ring with a slit for removably positioning clippers and an aperture for positioning a finger and wherein the ring is made from a semi elastic material that allows wedging of the clipper in the slit as well as positioning a finger in the aperture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2014
    Inventor: Nick Walenciak
  • Publication number: 20140250947
    Abstract: The invention is directed to tools and methods for matching a first ring to a second ring. The apparatus comprises a plurality of contour bands, each contour band having a contoured portion that differs from the contoured portion of the other bands. Preferably the bands differ by increments such that a wide range of matching can be performed to identify a correct contour, which is then provided to a manufacturer for creation of the matching band.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2014
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Applicant: Quality Casting, Inc.
    Inventors: Carl Morfino, Barry W. Smith, Edward Yosevitz, Peter Morfino
  • Publication number: 20140209116
    Abstract: A decorative element includes a base element configured as a support element with at least one of wire-formed and thread formed pins arranged thereon with at least one of ornamental elements, decorative elements and utility elements, wherein the support element comprises a multi-component formed element at least partially configured as at least one of a partial sphere and a partial rotational element that includes bore holes arranged over a circumference of the at least one of the sphere and the rotational element for receiving the pins, wherein one of the pins is inserted through a bore hole and fixed relative to the formed element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2012
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Inventor: Peter Seibt
  • Publication number: 20140196500
    Abstract: An interchangeable jewelry setting system that allows for the insertion, removal and replacement of ornamental elements onto a jewelry piece is provided. The jewelry piece may comprise any type of or piece of jewelry onto which an ornamental setting may be fitted such as, for example, a ring, necklace, earring, bracelet, broach, pin, etc. Likewise, any ornamental element may be disposed on the interchangeable setting of the invention, such as, for example, a metallic engraving, ornamental design element, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2014
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Inventor: Joseph Machini
  • Publication number: 20140144180
    Abstract: Provided is a jewelry ring comprising a substrate, a first coating of a metallic nitride or a metallic boride, and an external metallic coating. Also provided is a metallic article comprising a substrate comprising tungsten carbide, cobalt, tungsten, titanium, titanium carbide, zirconium, tantalum or aluminum; a first coating of a metallic nitride or a metallic boride; and an external metallic coating. A method for making a jewelry ring comprising a substrate, a first coating of a metallic nitride or a metallic boride, and an external metallic coating is additionally provided. Further provided is a method for making a metallic article comprising a substrate comprising tungsten carbide, cobalt, tungsten, titanium, titanium carbide, zirconium, tantalum or aluminum; a first coating of a metallic nitride or a metallic boride; and an external metallic coating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2014
    Publication date: May 29, 2014
    Applicant: Frederick Goldman, Inc.
    Inventor: Andrew Derrig
  • Publication number: 20140130546
    Abstract: Articles of jewelry, including ring assemblies (100, 300, 400, 700, 1300) permitting secured, removable, rotatable, placement of rings within such ring assemblies (100, 300, 400, 700, 1300). In some embodiments, an ornamental support structure (412, 712, 715, 1312) comprises a hinge permitting a rotatable movement of a portion of the ring assembly to permit placement of the ring structure. In other embodiments, pinch clasps (520, 620, 820, 920, 1020, 1120, 1220, 1320) are used for such ring assemblies.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2014
    Publication date: May 15, 2014
    Inventor: Claude Bisserier
  • Patent number: 8707732
    Abstract: An arrangement for the presentation of a jewelry element which has a carrier, the carrier and the jewelry element each having a pair of bearing parts for supporting the jewelry element. The bearing parts associated with the carrier are a component part of a separate bearing device. The carrier, the jewelry element, and the bearing device are modular structural component parts. The bearing device can be connected to the carrier and to the jewelry element. The bearing parts may comprise a pin and a recess for movably supporting the jewelry element. The pin converges in the direction of the recess according to a defined converging angle. The recess diverges in direction of the pin according to a diverging angle. The diverging angle is greater than the converging angle. The pin and the recess meet at the vertex of the diverging angle and converging angle to form a point-type bearing support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Inventor: Anwer Achmedschanow
  • Patent number: 8701440
    Abstract: A jewelry mounting system having a gem mount with a gem permanently secured to the mount. The gem mount is provided with clasps pivotably secured to the mount, and the clasps cooperate with pins on a jewelry setting to attach and detach different gems into the jewelry setting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Inventors: Anthony L. Nguonly, Karin Elizabeth Lynch
  • Publication number: 20140102138
    Abstract: A jewelry article with two member arms are connected at one end by a pivotable joint at the opposite end the arms are provided with posts that carry an insert between the two arms by extending into the recess of a bore-through of the insert where they are securely connected by magnets. A corresponding thread at the post and in the insert provides additional security for the placement of the insert. A leaf spring further provided in the hinge connection of the two member jewelry item to further ensure the secure closing of the jewelry item.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2013
    Publication date: April 17, 2014
    Inventors: Petra Azar, Camile Hannoush
  • Publication number: 20140096564
    Abstract: A finger jewelry article has a crown that covers the top or back of the finger. A cap or tip portion may have a hollow protuberance or nail portion. Bands extend at least part-way across the bottom to define open zones at positions of the first and second finger knuckle joints. The article may be straight or curved, and may be made of any of a variety of materials, such as precious or non-precious metals, ceramics, or durable plastic resins. The crown portion may be a semi-cylindrical rigid member with an undulating edge on one side and with projecting ribs on the other side. The crown portion may have multiple perforations forming decorative openwork or filigree. The finger jewelry article may be encrusted with precious or semi-precious stones.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2012
    Publication date: April 10, 2014
    Inventor: Gary M. Beaton, Sr.
  • Patent number: 8677624
    Abstract: A ring including a shank having platforms at predetermined locations on an outer surface of the shank, where the platforms identify preferred positions for setting gemstones.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2014
    Inventor: Joseph Mardkha
  • Patent number: 8661848
    Abstract: Articles of jewelry, including ring assemblies (100, 300, 400, 700, 1300) permitting secured, removable, rotatable, placement of rings within such ring assemblies (100, 300, 400, 700, 1300). In some embodiments, an ornamental support structure (412, 712, 715, 1312) comprises a hinge permitting a rotatable movement of a portion of the ring assembly to permit placement of the ring structure. In other embodiments, pinch clasps (520, 620, 820, 920, 1020, 1120, 1220, 1320) are used for such ring assemblies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 4, 2014
    Inventor: Claude Bisserier
  • Patent number: 8617683
    Abstract: A decorative assembly and a kit for creating a plurality of decorative assemblies including at least one foundation piece, at least one fanciful element and at least one connector to couple the fanciful element to the foundation piece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2013
    Inventor: Aubren M. Johnson
  • Publication number: 20130327088
    Abstract: An interchangeable jewellery insert for detachable attachment to a receptacle is described. The jewellery insert has a body with two ends, the first end has at least one dimension sized to fit within a receiving aperture of the receptacle of the item, the second end has at least one dimension larger than the receiving aperture. The first end of the body has a first magnetic element. The receiving aperture has a second magnetic element. The first magnetic element and the second magnetic element provide a repelling force to secure the interchangeable jewellery insert to the receptacle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2012
    Publication date: December 12, 2013
    Inventor: Robert D. Smith
  • Publication number: 20130305783
    Abstract: A jewelry item having plurality of radially symmetrically oriented flared portions integrally continuously connected to a pair of opposing center portions. The center portions are mirror images of each other with convex surfaces. Peripheral edges of adjoining flared portions form multiple distinct display surfaces for stone mounting or other decorations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2012
    Publication date: November 21, 2013
    Inventor: Jack M. Sutton
  • Patent number: 8584360
    Abstract: Methods of making tungsten carbide-based annular jewelry rings including sinterable metal and/or ceramic powder materials compressed into a predetermined configuration and then sintered to form an annular jewelry ring to which softer precious metals, stones, crystals or other materials suitable for use in jewelry may be affixed. Such items of jewelry may have multiple facets and can be fabricated using various disclosed techniques and various combinations of materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2013
    Inventor: Trent West
  • Patent number: 8584329
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of setting stones, preferably precious stones like diamonds, in a mounting comprising (a) setting a base metal having a floor with a central cavity; (b) placing a center stone as a first layer of stone, the center stone having a pavilion, a girdle and a crown, such that the pavilion is placed inside the above stated cavity, the girdle inserted in incisions in the peripheral walls of the base metal from the side; (c) placing each of the respective layers of stones adjacent and marginally above each other, each stone having a pavilion, girdle and crown such that the pavilion of each of the respective stones is placed in its respective cavity, the girdle of each stone being inserted in the incisions in the peripheral walls; such that the peripheral walls of each of the layer forms the base of the cavity of the next layer; stones in each of the layers are held only from one side by said peripheral wall; the stones of following layer marginally overlap the crown of the sto
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2013
    Inventor: Sachin Chandulal Dhakka
  • Publication number: 20130269388
    Abstract: A jewelry piece comprising a ring shank, at least one first connector, at least one first linkage, and at least one charm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2013
    Publication date: October 17, 2013
    Inventor: Joanne Roessler
  • Publication number: 20130263627
    Abstract: An article of jewelry comprising an assembly of rotatable elements, the assembly may be loaded by a resilient member, and stowed and deployed via a depressible plunger having a detent. Rotatable elements comprise eyelets and rotatable elements of the assembly deploy via longitudinal travel from the base, beyond a portion of a base retaining rim, and rotate about a retaining ring threading an eyelet of each of the rotatable elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2011
    Publication date: October 10, 2013
    Inventor: Claude Bisserier
  • Publication number: 20130239611
    Abstract: A frame member has two spaced apart parallel rings that are fixed to one another. Each of the spaced apart parallel rings has a pedestal with a notch therein at an edge of the pedestal adjacent a space separating the parallel rings. The pedestals and notches are circumferentially aligned and cooperate to provide a seat for seating a spherical ornamental article therein. A securing member secures the spherical ornamental article to the frame member. The securing member is a ring inserted in the space between the parallel rings of the frame member in a movable manner and is provided with a non-arcuate portion that is complementary to and secures the spherical ornamental article seated in the pedestals and notches of the frame member when the non-arcuate portion of the securing member is aligned with the pedestals and notches of the frame member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2013
    Publication date: September 19, 2013
    Inventor: MARY L. PATTERSON