Did you know that the ampersand used to be the 27th letter of the Latin alphabet? People would say “X, Y, Z and per se and…” Then, in the 18th Century, it was shortened into the name ‘ampersand’ that we use today.
Little stories like this always leave us fascinated. We love the element of interest and curiosity that stories from history can add to an item, and by extension, into the space in which it's housed.
This hook has been crafted from forged iron and then wrapped in cane and will become a useful and treasured addition to your home. Before you finally dash out the door in the morning, say to yourself, “Handbag, keys, hat…and?” Your new ampersand hook will be your personal reminder.