Fun Fact: The earliest record of lanyards dates back to France during the 15th century. In the French military, lanyard attachments were used to clip pistols, swords, or whistles to a uniform.
Today, lanyards are used for many different purposes from employee identification to a place to hold your keys. Lanyards come in a variety of shapes, sizes and with several attachment options to choose from as well. To help you decide which kind of lanyard attachment would work best for you, we’ve narrowed down a list of the most popular attachments and the pros and cons of each one: