NOV. 12, 1946. ‘ H, s_ w||_|__|AMs 2,410,914 ORNAMENT FOR EARS Filed Jan. 31, 1945 Fig.1. ,0 (l V 8 .9 1O 8 10 a INVENTOR. Hoke S. William .9 .' ATTORNEYS‘ Patented :Nov. 12, 1946 . _ 2,410,914 ' UNITEIS STATES PATENT TOFFICE 2,410,914 ORNAMENT FOR ‘EARS Hoke S. Williams, St. Petersburg, Fla. Application January 31, 1945, Serial No. stasis 1 ' 6 Claims. (01. 53-14) My present inventi n, in its broad aspect, has to do with improveme‘hts in supporting ear orna- or other metal carrier frame 3, which may be of Substantially S-shape construction as shown in ments, and more particularly, it is my purpose to Figure 2. The carrier ends 9 are bent back provide a slightly springy supporting or carrier against themselves to form guards, and an eye frame which detachably ?ts into various forms of 5 I0 is formed by bending the material of the car indentations in the anatomy of the ear. It will rier frame over and around between the reverse be noted on inspection of the exterior lobes of curves I 0a of the s-formation. A C-shaped for the ear that there are a number of-izfdentatlons mation as shown in Figure 3 has a guarded end or crevices, one of the principal ones being about ‘ l I and a gradually broadened ?attened body I 2 the ear canal, and I make use of this indentation 10 to which the ornament 6 is attached by a pin I 3, and others to receive and mount my supporting or a half-moon shaped ?attened body ll may. frame for the ornament. The supporting frame function as the carrier as shown in Figure , with is formed of springy wire, plastic or other matethe pin l5 located midway between the e ds to rial, and is shaped to conveniently ?t lndentamount the ornament 6. It will be noted t at this tions of the ear. I do not wish to limit myself 15 form is relatively wide in .the middle [8 and is u/ to particular shapes, although I have developed curved at the bottom I‘! and top l8 and decreases‘ preferred and most practical shapes and forms. in Width to the rounded o? ends I 9. Other and equally important objects and ad- 4 From the foregoing, it is'believed that the op vantages of my invention will be apparent from eration and advantages of my invention will be the following description and drawing, but it is to 20 apparent, but it is again emphasized that inter- ' be understood that changes in form, size, shape, materials, construction and arrangement of parts are contemplated by my broad inventive concept, pretation of the scope of my invention should only be conclusive when made in the light of the Subjeined Claims. and are within the scope and purview of the apIeleim! pended claims. 25 1. An ear ornament. comprising a carrier frame In the drawing wherein I have illustrated a - shaped to ?t into and be supported by indenta preferred form of my invention: tions in the anatomy of the ear Figure 1 is a side view of a person wearing my 2- Ali ea!‘ Ornament. Comprising a curved eer invention, rier frame shaped to removably ?t into and be Figure 2 is a. view of the supporting frame bent 30 supported by indentations in the anatomy of the similar to an S-shaped con?guration. ear. Figure 3 is a view of a substantially c-shaped 3. An ear ornament, comprising a relatively carrier frame construction. ‘ springy carrier body bent to form an ornament Figure 4 is a view of a substantially half-moon support and a curved part to removably ?t into shaped carrier frame construction. Figure 5 is a view of an ear with the c-shaped as and be supported by indentations in the anatomy of the ear. carrier applied thereto, and Figure 6 is a view of an ear with the half-moon shaped carrier applied thereto. . 4 4. The invention as de?ned‘in claim 3 wherein the carrier body is substantially S-shaped in con ?guration with the ends bent to provide guards, In the drawing wherein like characters of ref- 40 and the material of the body between the ends erence are used to designate like or similar parts: and between the lobes of the S-shaped con?gura It will be noted that the anatomy of the ear tion bent over and about itself to form an eye. I includes a substantially C-shaped natural in5. The invention as de?ned in ‘claim 2 wherein dentation 2 about and spaced from the ear canal, the ‘carrier frame is substantially C-shaped. and I have found this portion of the ear con- 45 6. The invention/as de?ned in claim 2 wherein venient to use for the purposes of my invention, the carrier frame is substantially half-moon thereby avoiding puncturing the lobe of the ear s aped. orMy the invention like. includes a spring wire, or plastic 1’ , HOKE S. WILLIAMS.