THE BEST Keychains

Making a Steel Noose Keychain

Making a Steel Noose Keychain

Maker Mr Novruz walks us through the process of turning a single length of stainless steel wire into a cool and useful holder for keys. There’s something wonderfully satisfying every time he bends and twists the metal.

Valtcan Titanium Carabiner Keyring

Valtcan Titanium Carabiner Keyring

A sturdy and handsome keyring that’s perfect for clipping them onto a belt loop or your bag. It’s made from 100% titanium with a rough, stonewashed finish, and offers two different positions for hanging keys. Measures 2.5″ x 1.25″ x 0.2″ and weighs just 14 grams.

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Marshall Amp Key Racks

Marshall Amp Key Racks

Pluginz teamed up with Marshall to produce a series of officially-licensed wall-mount key racks which look like the fronts of their famed amplifiers. Like their other Jack Racks, your keys hang from 1/4″ audio plugs, but these are embellished with the Marshall “M” logo.

Pop Culture Key Tags

Pop Culture Key Tags

We love the retro style of these fun pop culture key tags from Etsy seller AllThingsHipAndCool. Choose from the Overlook Hotel, Camp Hero, Shady Pines retirement home, and more – in lots of different colors. They’re very reasonably priced and make a great gift for anyone.

Magnetikeys

Magnetikeys

If you’d rather not use keychains to carry your keys, check out Magnetikeys. Each of these unique keys has a pair of magnets so you can snap it to another Magnetikey. It comes with a hub that lets you rotate up to four keys. It will initially be released in KW1 and SC1 standards.

GO-Ring Keyring

GO-Ring Keyring

The GO-Ring key ring has an inner-spring diagonal closure that makes it easy to add or remove up to 10 keys, as well as to clip the key ring onto loops, backpacks and other objects. It’s made of titanium to make sure it lasts a lifetime.

Arktype PMK Keychain

Arktype PMK Keychain

Arktype’s Paracord Magnet Keychain (PMK) is made from handwoven paracord and has a slim magnetic clasp that lets you access the keyring without unhooking the rest of the keychain. You simply snap the ring section back in when you’re done. It’s available in five colors.

Dkka EDC Multi Tool

Dkka EDC Multi Tool

A super handy keychain tool, packing multiple driver tips perfect for bicyclists. It’s got hex heads, flat and phillips heads, a 1/4″ bit holder, a spoke adjustor, and of course a bottle opener. Sold in a 2 pack.

Key Titan Carabiner

Key Titan Carabiner

Key Titan Carabiners make it easy to organize your keys and prevent them from jingling. It uses an elastic band or strap to keep your key in place, while the second carabiner gate gives you a variety of hanging options. It comes in 5, 7 and 10 key capacities.

KeyClip 2.0 Light Wallet

KeyClip 2.0 Light Wallet

KeyClip combines a wallet, key ring, and tools in one. It can hold 8 cards, 4 keys or a combo of keys and add-on tools like a bottle opener or a USB drive. Its omnidirectional light emits a cool green glow around its acrylic edge. Variants available without the light starting at $60.

Keysmart Pro

Keysmart Pro

The most advanced version of the KeySmart key holder. The KeySmart Pro has a built-in Tile Bluetooth tracker, so you can easily find it with your mobile device. It holds up to 10 keys and has a key ring for car remotes, an LED light and a bottle opener.

Orbitkey Ring

Orbitkey Ring

No more pinched fingers and chipped nails. Orbitkey’s Ring is a keyring that uses an inner lock that’s easy to open yet still secure. To insert a key, simply squeeze the outer ring then rotate the inner ring until it reveals the gap.

Butterfly Keys

Butterfly Keys

A nifty way to carry your house key – these flip-style key holders are modeled on the design of the infamous balisong (aka “butterfly”) knife. Each one is made from billet aluminum, and includes a key blank for common house keys. Available for a limited time on Massdrop.

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Idakey Keychain

Idakey Keychain

A useful upgrade to the common keychain, this zinc alloy tool includes a pair of key rings, along with a bottle opener, an LED flashlight, and a clip for belt loops or bags. Available in black nickel or silver finishes.

Gaming Key Holder

Gaming Key Holder

Etsy store 1Up Forge makes key holders using the controller connectors of old video game consoles, such as the NES, the Atari 2600 and the PlayStation. Attach the male connector to your keyring then stick it in the proper port to secure it. They could use more polish though.

Keymu Keychain Retro Console

Keymu Keychain Retro Console

Inspired by Jeroen Domburg’s tiny Game Boy-style retro console, Vincent Buso made an even smaller video game system. The Keymu has a clamshell design similar to the Game Boy SP. It’s powered by Intel’s Edison computer and runs emulators on Debian.

MKC Wallet

MKC Wallet

IPPINKA’s smartly-designed slimline wallet not only holds cash and cards, but can hold keys and other flat accessories, like a bottle opener or a USB flash drive. Available in black or brown leather, with or without a flap.

Keyport Pivot

Keyport Pivot

Keyport’s new keyholder is a modular and customizable EDC tool. It holds up to nine keys, but can also come with detachable tools such as a flashlight, a Bluetooth tracker, a knife, a screwdriver and more.

Best Key Organizers

Best Key Organizers

Sick of keys getting all tangled on your keychain, or the annoying jangly noise they make when you walk or run? Our pals at Everyday Carry have you covered with their picks for the best ways to keep your keys neatly organized in your pocket or on your belt loop.

Keypack Carbon Fiber Key Holder

Keypack Carbon Fiber Key Holder

A cool spin on Swiss Army style key organizers, this one is made from durable, lightweight carbon fiber. It provides quick and easy access, and includes all the screws and spacers needed to handle between 1 and 16 flat keys. Also doubles as a stand for smartphones.

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Best HK Clip Keychains

Best HK Clip Keychains

There are tons of ways to carry your keys, but we really dig the style and utility of the HK clip. Everyday Carry rounded up eight of the best of these key carriers which work great on a belt loop or a bag thanks to their easy to use, yet reliable clip mechanism.

Keytendo Key Rack

Keytendo Key Rack

The perfect way for gamers to keep their keychains in check, the Keytendo looks like the face of Nintendo’s classic 8-bit console, and holds onto keys using keyfobs that look like joystick connectors. The cartridge door opens to provide a small storage space too.

Deal: KeySmart Rugged

Deal: KeySmart Rugged

The latest version of KeySmart’s handy key organizer can now hold up to 14 keys between its aluminum plates. Save 40% in The Awesomer Shop, then hit KeySmart’s website for add-ons like a bottle opener, a golf divot tool, or USB drive.

Deal: 6-Key Swivel Wallet

Deal: 6-Key Swivel Wallet

Keep your keys from jingling with this elegant EDC from Michael Rahban Design. Made from CNC machined anodized aluminum, it can even hang on your fridge thanks to its neodymium magnets. Choose from black, gunmetal, or silver. Save 15% in The Awesomer Shop.

Deal: KeySmart Key Organizer

Deal: KeySmart Key Organizer

Keep your keys in check with this handy organizer. The expandable aluminum keychain can hold up to 10 flat keys in the minimum space, and prevents keys from jangling around in your pocket. Save 27% in The Awesomer Shop.

Deal: SVØRN Arcus Carabiner

Deal: SVØRN Arcus Carabiner

The SVØRN Arcus is made from a strong, lightweight zinc alloy, with a shiny polished chrome finish. While it’s not made for climbing, it’ll look awesome carrying keys and other EDC items. Comes in a handsome gift box. Save 12% in The Awesomer Shop.

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