Keychains

Our Keychains are especially detailed, with a pendant, chain, and split ring (as shown) to hold your keys. It can also be used to make pendants and zipper pulls. If requested, the optional hardware listed above is provided free of charge.Before we get into the various styles, it’s important to understand why you need a keychain in the first place. You could be looking for one for a number of reasons.

Keychains were initially used as luck tokens in ancient civilizations before Keychains were sold in gift shops everywhere. If you’ve ever been to an arcade, you’re probably familiar with the dyed “rabbit’s foot” keychain that costs about ten tickets. That foot is based on actual objects carried by Celts in 600 BC. The only difference is that they would cut a rabbit’s foot off because they believed it could communicate with the underworld in its burrow. Likewise, carrying a rabbit’s foot on twine was considered lucky because it was associated with increased fertility.

The Celts were not the only ones who carried luck charms and amulets. An ancient Egyptian artifact is on display at New York’s Metropolitan Museum. It’s a hedgehog carved out of soapstone and dangling from a string. Little is known about why this was thought to be lucky, but scholars believe it has something to do with hedgehogs being tough creatures capable of withstanding harsh conditions. There were those in the Middle East who wholeheartedly believed in the power of the “evil eye.” This talisman was carried on a string. It to transfer negative energy to those who looked at it. These are just a few of the numerous luck symbols that have existed since the dawn of time.

The car key distinguishes Model Ts from the vehicles we use to commute to work every day. Vehicles had to be physically cranked to start when the cars were first introduced.  However, by the end of World War I, their power and size had grown, resulting in electric motors requiring keys and ignitions. Some of the first automobile keys were made for Chrysler, Ford, and Chevrolet. Customers would leave the dealership with a customized keychain featuring the car’s manufacturer. This promotional item gave the keyring a personal touch, making drivers more likely to stick with a specific car brand.

What are the different kinds? What is it about them that we find so appealing? Then, it’s time to start thinking about your next gift.

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  • Striper or Striped Bass Keychain 2008K

    Striper or Striped Bass Keychain by GG Harris 2008K

    $12.00
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  • Smallmouth Bass Keychain 1736K

    Smallmouth Bass Keychain by GG Harris 1736K

    $12.00
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  • Tarpon keychain 1995K

    Tarpon Keychain by GG Harris 1995K

    $12.00
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  • Bluefin Tuna Keychain 1994K

    Bluefin Tuna Keychain by GG Harris 1994K

    $12.00
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  • Jumping Striper or Striped Bass Keychain 2009

    Jumping Rainbow Trout Keychain by GG Harris 2006K

    $12.00
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  • Redfish or red drum keychain 2005K

    Redfish or Red Drum Keychain by GG Harris 2005K

    $12.00
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    Striper or Striped Bass Keychain 2009K

    $12.00
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  • Jumping Atlantic Salmon Keychain 2007K

    Jumping Atlantic Salmon Keychain by GG Harris 2007K

    $12.00
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  • Chinook or King Salmon Keychain 2000K

    Chinook or King Salmon Keychain by GG Harris2000K

    $12.00
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  • Jumping Largemouth Bass Keychain 1661K

    Jumping Largemouth Bass Keychain by GG Harris 1661K

    $12.00
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  • Bony Fish Keychain 1666K

    Bony Fish Keychain by GG Harris 1666K

    $12.00
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  • Brook trout keychain 1762

    Brook Trout Keychain by GG Harris 1762K

    $12.00
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  • Sailfish keychain 1647

    Sailfish Keychain by GG Harris 1647K

    $12.00
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  • Great white shark keychain 2011

    Great White Shark Keychain by GG Harris 2011K

    $12.00
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  • Permit Keychain 1997K

    Permit Keychain by GG Harris 1997K

    $12.00
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  • Halibut Keychain 1996K

    Halibut Keychain by GG Harris 1996K

    $12.00
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  • Marlin Keychain 1993-1

    Marlin Keychain by GG Harris 1993K

    $12.00
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  • Yellowfin Tuna Keychain 1992K

    Yellowfin Tuna Keychain by GG Harris1992K

    $12.00
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  • Shad Keychain 1991K

    Shad Keychain by GG Harris by GG Harris 1991K

    $12.00
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  • Largemouth bass keychain 1990K

    Largemouth Bass Keychain by GG Harris 1990K

    $12.00
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  • Bonefish keychain 1988

    Bonefish Keychain by GG Harris 1988K

    $12.00
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  • jumping brown trout keychain 1987K

    Jumping Brown Trout Keychain by GG Harris 1987K

    $12.00
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  • Rainbow trout keychain 1986K

    Rainbow Trout Keychain by GG Harris 1986K

    $12.00
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  • Pewter ferret keychain 264K

    Large Pewter Ferret Keychain 264K

    $12.00
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  • Ferret dad key chain 1715

    Ferret Dad Keychain 1715K

    $12.00
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