Handmade Appenzell Keychain Accessory- Swiss Advance - zero waste packaging - sustainable design
Handmade Appenzell Keychain Accessory- Swiss Advance - zero waste packaging - sustainable design
Handmade Appenzell Keychain Accessory- Swiss Advance - zero waste packaging - sustainable design
Handmade Appenzell Keychain Accessory- Swiss Advance - zero waste packaging - sustainable design

Handmade Appenzell Keychain

Regular price 12.00 CHF

A Traditional Swiss Accessory for Your Keychain by Appenzeller Gurt

The Appenzell key ring is 5.4 cm high, 3.5 cm wide. It is made of cowhide and decorated with a traditional brass ornament. The thickness of the leather is 4 mm. The key ring is made from the remaining leather of the Appenzell belt production.

The History

The Appenzell belt is a piece of Swiss tradition. The belts were made of cowhide and handmade metal fittings, which show alpine motifs such as alpine dairymen, suns, flower ornaments and cows. The more ornaments were found on the belt, the richer the wearer was.

you can choose of two different brass ornaments: An Alpine dairyman and a Swiss cow. An Alpine dairyman is an Alpine shepherd who processes the milk into butter and cheese on the mountain pasture.

Product details

Dimensions: 5.4 x 3.5 x 0.4 cm / 2.13 x 1.38 x 0.16 in
Material: Cow leather, brass
Ornaments: Alpine dairyman, Swiss cow
Origin: Switzerland

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