Chandelier ornament shaft and frame structure

  • US 5,116,009 A
  • Filed: 05/28/1991
  • Issued: 05/26/1992
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/18/1990
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A chandelier having a frame for supporting ornaments having shafts attached thereto with increased security comprising:

  • a frame member having predetermined thickness and width between an inner edge and an outer edge, the width being greater than the thickness and the width having a horizontal hanging orientation; and

    an ornament shaft secured to the frame member and terminating in a lop having segments for engaging the width defining edges of the frame member while in a substantially vertical hanging orientation and further having an opening defined by the shaft and a portion of the loop, constructed and arranged so that the loop may be engaged with and disengaged from the frame member only through the opening and only by first rotating the shaft substantially out of the substantially vertical hanging orientation and further constructed and arranged such that substantially vertical displacement is prevented.

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