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Simple ideas

2007-02-10 17:02:59.057244+00 by meuon 6 comments

Backless Earrings - When you see these, you'll go: "Duh - What a simple idea" - But if so, why didn't they already exists? Note: Ray has a patent on the basic post design and variations, and has them licensed by some major jewelry chain suppliers for mass production.

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#Comment Re: made: 2007-02-11 01:37:40.465658+00 by: Dori

Okay, I'm stumped: what's so special about these? Aren't they just a variant of earwires (aka french hooks)?

#Comment Re: made: 2007-02-11 13:41:03.965419+00 by: meuon

Which work for dangly earrings. but not for what would normally be 'post' earrings.

I need to dislose: Ray Wright is a long time friend of Nancy's, whom I bought Nancy's wedding ring from, and a CybrMall customer of mine. - That being said, It still boggles me that this simple idea did not already exist. Although: Hercules Hooks for sheetrock are almost close...

#Comment Re: made: 2007-02-11 14:01:41.970338+00 by: warkitty

I bet I could still lose 'em.

#Comment Re: made: 2007-02-12 02:35:42.898256+00 by: meuon

You just get the optional nano GPS earrings relocating beacon. Then use any computer with a decent web browser to find out that dinner tonight is stir fried "chicken". What will you do with all the pretty Macaw feathers?

Option 2: Sugar daddy to buy you new ones..

#Comment Re: made: 2007-02-12 19:01:40.1497+00 by: Nancy

Seriously, Warkitty, you'd be surprised. I've had a pair on since Saturday and no problems. You'd really have to work at it to lose them. They're more comfortable to sleep in too.

Dori - while I suppose they could be considered a variant on a french hook, the difference is that they actually won't fall out. I loose french hooks all the time. (or have to mash them together and I doubt that's good for them. And sometimes it still doesn't help.) And when you put thesd in correctly, with the stem going upwards on the back of your earlobe, large earrings won't droop around either.

If you look at the picture on the website, the tiny little (jeweler-adjustable) stem that comes out horizontally from the earring is inside your pierced hole; the rest is outside on the back.

#Comment Re: made: 2007-02-12 19:51:31.404273+00 by: warkitty

Gods Meoun, how did you know a parrot of some sort would likely have something to do with the demise of my earrings?

Nancy, you'd be amazed. I fear getting jewelry. I'm so good at losing it.