US 11,653,726 B1
Necklace keeper
Omar S. Ajaj, North Kingstown, RI (US); and Rachel L. Ajaj, North Kingstown, RI (US)
Assigned to Productive Collaboration, LLC, Cranston, RI (US)
Filed by Omar S. Ajaj, North Kingstown, RI (US); and Rachel L. Ajaj, North Kingstown, RI (US)
Filed on Aug. 3, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/392,636.
Int. Cl. A44C 5/00 (2006.01); A44C 15/00 (2006.01); A44C 5/20 (2006.01)
CPC A44C 5/2004 (2013.01) [A44C 5/2014 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A necklace clasp for securing a jewelry item comprising:
a support member that includes a support ring that extends less than a full circle so as to define a support ring gap in the support ring, and a top head piece that extends upwardly from the support ring;
a sliding lock pad that engages with the top head piece, and that is biased to an extended position; and
a guide ring having a channel for receiving the support ring, and extending less than a full circle so as to define a guide ring gap in the guide ring;
said sliding lock pad being moved to an extended locked position engaging with the guide ring gap to inhibit relative rotation between the support ring and guide ring, and a released position to allow relative rotation between the support ring and guide ring to enable alignment of the support ring gap and guide ring gap.