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  • Tender Co. Black Stained Grain Oak Bark Leather Bronze Fork Buckle Belt
  • Tender Co. Black Grain Oak Bark Leather Bronze Whole Buckle Belt
  • Tender Co. Mouth Blown Glass Bottle
  • Tender Co. Hand Thrown Cobalt Glazed Red Clay Tea Pot
  • Tender Co. Mock Turtle Flat Top Hand Made Cotton Acetate Sunglasses
  • Tender Co. Slimmer Flat Top Hand Made Cotton Acetate Sunglasses
  • Tender Co. Flowerpot Dyed Left-Hand-Twill Cap
  • Tender Co. Black Grain Oak Bark Leather Bronze Keeper Buckle Belt
  • Tender Co. Hand Thrown Small Red Clay Dish
  • Tender Co. Hand Dyed Woad Mattress Ticking Tote Bag
  • Tender Co. Flowerpot Canvas and Beaverteen Fox
  • Tender Co. Ash Clothes Pegs
  • HAND MADE COTTON ACETATE ROUND TOP SUNGLASSES
  • Tender Co. Sgraffito Sheep Beaker
  • Tender Co. Natural Lambswool Panda
  • Tender Co. Grey Woad Dyed Whale
  • Tender Co. & The Hill-Side Polished Lost Wax Cast Brass Woggle
  • Tender Co. Black Stained NATO Watch Strap
  • Tender Co. Black Stained Grain Oak Bark Leather Bronze Wire Buckle Belt
  • Tender Co. Hands-On Cream Calendar Dial Locomotive Wristwatch
  • Tender Co. & For Holding Up The Trousers White Elasticated Camera Strap
  • Tender Co. Black Enamelled Keeper Buckle Oak Bark Leather Belt
  • Tender Co. Lost Wax-Cast Brass Loops Cotton Webbing Belt
  • Tender Co. Grey Logwood Dyed Whale
  • Tender Co Black Stained Wattle Tanned Leather Wallet
  • Tender Co. Hand Thrown Cobalt Glazed Red Clay Coffee Pot
  • Tender Co. Pure Beeswax Candle, Alight
  • Tender Co. Hands-On White Explorer Dial Locomotive Wristwatch
  • Tender Co. Sgraffito Snails Hand Thrown Red Clay Tea Pot
  • Tender Co. Hand Thrown Red Clay Milk Jug
  • Tender Co. Lost Wax Cast Brass Elephant Boot
  • Tender Co. Clear Glazed 'Caligula' Hand Thrown Red Clay Tankard
  • Tender Co. Sweet Chestnut and Oak Bark Leather Tray
  • Natasha Kroll at the University of Brighton Design Archives for Tender Co. Printed Tote Bag
  • Tender Co. Grey Logwood Dyed Hand-Linked Cotton Socks
  • Natasha Kroll at The University of Bright Design Archives for Tender Co. Bandana
  • Tender Co. Clear Glazed 'Caligula' Hand Thrown Red Clay Bowl
  • TAN OAK BARK TANNED LEATHER NOTEPAD HOLDER
  • Tender Co. Pure Mutton Tallow Boot Grease
  • Tender Co. Lost Wax Cast Brass Guard's Whistle
  • Tender Co. Oak Bark-Tanned Leather Watch Strap
  • Tender Co. Clear Glazed 'Caligula' Hand Thrown Red Clay Small Cider Jug
  • Tender Co. Ecru Left Hand Twill Jumbo Tote Bag
  • Tender Co. Cuckoo Sgraffito Plate
  • Tender Co. Black Enamelled Lost Wax Cast Solid Brass Dice
  • Tender Co. & The Hill-Side White Enamelled Lost Wax Cast Brass Woggle
  • Tender Co. Black & Brown Grain Wattle Tanned Leather Coin Purse
  • Tender Co. Cobalt Glazed Hand Thrown Cup
  • Tender Co. Ecru Unborn Hand-Linked Cotton Socks
  • Tender Co. & For Holding Up The Trousers elasticated belt
  • Tender Co. Light Natural Cow Horn Comb
  • Tender Co. Beeswax Leather Polish
  • Tender Co. Black Oak Bark Tanned Leather Notepad Holder
  • Tender Co. Knotted Woad Dyed Hand-Linked Cotton Socks
  • Tender Co. Mouth Blown Glass Tumbler
  • Tender Co. Hand Thrown Sgraffito Coffee Mug
  • Tender Co. Tan Wattle Dyed Hand-Linked Cotton Socks
  • Tender Co. Cobalt Glazed Hand Thrown Mug
  • Tender Co. Hands-On Black Everest Dial Locomotive Wristwatch
  • Tender Co. Lemon Yellow Hand Thrown Tea Beaker
  • Tender Co. & The Hill-Side Dab Enamelled Lost Wax Cast Brass Woggle
  • Tender Co. Hand-Dyed Black Logwood Wattle Tanned Leather Wallet
  • Tender Co. Lost Wax-Cast Rusted Brass Keyring
  • Tender Co. Hand Thrown Clear Glazed Red Clay Tea Pot
  • Tender Co. Navy Suspenders
  • Tender Co. Lost Wax Cast Solid Brass Dice
  • Tender Co. Woad Dyed Hand-Linked Cotton Socks
  • Tender Co. Mattress Ticking Jumbo Tote Bag
  • Tender Co. Wattle Tanned Silver Embossed Wallet
  • Tender Co. S Bend Key Hook
  • Tender Co. Head Sgraffito Plate
  • Tender Co. Selvage Denim 13" Laptop Sleeve
  • Tender Co. Sgraffito Snails Hand Thrown Cup
  • Tender Co. Hand Dyed Black Logwood Wattle Tanned Leather Coin Purse
  • Tender Co. & For Holding Up The Trousers Camera Wrist Strap
  • Tender Co. Selvage Denim 13" Laptop Sleeve
  • Tender Co. Wattle Tanned Suede Wallet
  • Tender Co. Hand-Incised Sgraffito Bowl

LOST WAX-CAST S BEND KEY HOOK

£35.00 (inc VAT) £29.17 (exc VAT)

Tender's key hook is cast in England from solid brass, using the lost wax method.

The key hook should be looped around a belt before the belt is fully threaded through jeans belt loops (the space inside is tight enough that it cannot come off the belt without taking the belt off again). Then, a keyring can be slipped over the up-pointing end of the S bend. Because the key hook is held flat against the belt, a keyring slips on or off the hook without too much pressure, but once it is hanging in the open section beneath the belt, it will not ride up and off of its own accord.

After testing out several dummy versions using coat hanger wire, Tender's jeweller created the master pattern with hand tools. This was used to make a mould, into which wax is poured. The wax is packed in plaster, and molten brass is run in, melting away the wax and hardening inside the plaster. The plaster is then broken away and the exposed hook is filed and cleaned up.

Tender Co. S Bend Key Hook Tender Co. S Bend Key Hook, with a Oak Bark Leather Belt and Woad Dyed Jeans Tender Co. S Bend Key Hook Tender Co. S Bend Key Hook, Lost Wax Cast Brass