06012203 is referenced by 25 patents and cites 9 patents.

An assembly includes a socket member, a post element, a stud member, and a decorative element. The socket member is secured to a fashion article, such as clothing, accessories (e.g., belts, hats, purse, shoes, etc.) or undergarments using the post element. The decorative element is secured to a front side of the stud member to produce an adornment and may include, but is not limited to, rhinestones, acrylic stones, precious and semi-precious stones, beads, button heads, and crystals. An opposite side of the stud member is structured and configured for releasable, snap fit engagement within the socket member, wherein various individual ones of the assembled adornments may be attached, removed and interchanged on the fashion article in accordance with a desired color scheme, arrangement, and overall appearance.

Title
Interchange snap-on adornments for fashion accessories
Application Number
9/265724
Publication Number
6012203
Application Date
March 9, 1999
Publication Date
January 11, 2000
Inventor
Pamela B Baron Pearson
6011 Citrine Ct., Boynton Beach, 33437
FL, US
Agent
Robert M Downey P A
IPC
A44B 17/00
A43C 5/00
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