Custom Keychain: The Perfect Gift Idea For Customers

Custom Keychain is among the promotional gift items most loved by customers, who really appreciate their usefulness. They are the ideal gadget to distribute during fairs to make your brand known, or during corporate events, to make a welcome gift to your employees on the occasion of holidays or anniversaries. They are a great marketing tool, even quite inexpensive.

Creating a custom keychain has never been easier: choose the model you like best among wooden keychains, metal keychains, bottle opener keychains, enter the quantity and proceed with the purchase, you will quickly receive the graphic draft to check. In case you have any doubts, our staff is ready and always at your disposal! 

Why Give Custom keychains?

When you give Custom keychain as gadgets to your customers, they always carry you in their pocket with them. While flyers, brochures, business cards can be thrown away,  a keychain with your logo and the contacts printed above will make a visitor feel appreciated and remember your company. 50% of people keep these promotional items for at least a year after receiving them, demonstrating a very strong loyalty process that such a simple and common gift can generate. 

Custom keychains are useful and in many cases have multiple uses: they therefore respect the first quality of a good promotional gadget, namely functionality. They are always close at hand and therefore in sight. Finally, they have a very affordable cost so they are the most classic of cheap promotional gifts.

Materials For Custom Keychains

Choosing the material well is one of the steps when customizing keychains. It is necessary to consider the quality and appearance that the material will give to the final gift, after all, the key chain is still a channel of dissemination for your brand – which reinforces the importance of the material. 

Durability and resistance are important factors when choosing the type of material, after all they are utilitarian pieces for the routine. The nobility of the materials also gives it a classic look and can be used as an elegant gift. Materials such as acrylic or silicone, for example, allow the keyring to have constant use without wearing out.


Get to know some of the main materials used in the manufacture of Custom keychain:

  • Acrylic Keychain

Acrylic is a type of plastic, very similar to glass but more expensive, sold in sheets of different thicknesses. Acrylic is up to 10 times more impact resistant than glass similar in size and, when broken, does not spread shards and is scratch-free.

In Custom keychains, acrylic can be transparent like glass or colored. This material can be applied in different formats, following a special cut or texture, and receive the logo with engraving, adhesive or laser printing.

The benefits of acrylic for the production of corporate gifts are its durability and versatility. It is interesting to note that this material will not always convey a “serious” image, which can be a hindrance for some companies. In that case, the next two materials might be the best choice.

  • Leather Keychain

In this material the options are also varied. Leather, usually synthetic, is cut and sewn into the desired shape, and can be combined with metal or acrylic pieces. As for the application of the brand, there is the possibility of receiving hot stamps or embroidery.

Leather has a more rustic and robust appearance, being interesting for traditional companies that want to convey an image of strength and confidence. When added to metal, the number of engraving possibilities is greater, in addition to giving the gift an elegant appearance that can be used as a gift for partners, customers and employees on special occasions.

To further ensure the preciousness of the gift, there is the possibility of choosing a keyring package such as boxes or velvet packages, for example.

  • Metal Keychain

Metal stands out for the production of Custom keychains precisely because of its durability, appearance and the variety of applications and formats. With this material, the keychains can be flat or 3D, adding dimension to the gift.

The metal keyring can be customized with the application of the brand in engraving, laser printing, resin and adhesive. In addition, its format can include one more practical function, such as a can and bottle opener, nail clipper or carabiner.

It is limited in terms of color, receiving a bath of gold, silver, bronze or other metallic color, but other applications such as enamel or resin can be used to achieve the desired result. Thus, it is a resistant and beautiful material option.

We can mention stainless steel keychains as an excellent choice for personalization, as they allow different types of polishing, engraving and formats such as openers, retractable cups, pliers and other possibilities.

Below, check out some suggestions of creative keyring templates available in the market for you to choose from.

Custom Keychain Templates

When choosing a type of keyring, there are several possibilities for models so that you can get the identification and taste of the recipient right. The utility and combination with other gifts in kits are differentials that can help in this task. Get to know some models of keychains.

Rotating Custom Keychain: 

It is formed by a base that supports a rotating surface, this type of keyring can be customized with rubberized materials, resin and engravings that allow it to have different reliefs and textures. Your company’s brand can be stamped and resin applied on top, giving a vitrified effect.

Custom Key Opener:

This type of keyring in the shape of a bottle or can opener is ideal for the adult audience and can be part of beverage and food kits, for example. The choice for this model will, of course, depend on your brand identity and the objective of the strategy, always remembering the application of the logo and other elements of the visual identity.

Carabiner Custom Keychain:

In the shape of a hook with a clasp , it is inspired by the equipment used in climbing. It can be combined with metal medals, leather or acrylic pieces, being very useful in everyday life due to its versatility. Due to its origin, it has a more “sporty” look and can be used on chains, keys or pieces of clothing.

Custom photo keychain: 

It’s quite a treat! Very common as souvenirs of events such as baptisms, weddings and parties, it can be Custom with a photo of the customer or employee. Usually made of acrylic, this keyring can also be made of stainless steel or aluminum customized with the application of a resin layer on top of the color photo or black & white engraving.

Custom keychain with name: 

Another form of personalization is to use the name engraved or in laser cutouts, in acrylic or metal. It is also possible to produce the letters separately for mounting on a rod.

Knife Custom Keychain: 

This type of custom keychain is one of the most utilitarian. The best known are the Swiss Army Knives. In this case, by using a pocket knife, we understand the retractable function of the objects inserted in it, such as nail clippers, scissors and miniature screwdrivers, in addition to the possibility of fitting the key to the very base of the knife.

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