Handcuffs are a type of restraint device designed to secure the wrists of an individual together. They are commonly used by law enforcement officers to detain individuals who are under arrest or being held in custody. Handcuffs can also be used by security personnel, such as prison guards, to restrain prisoners.
Handcuffs typically consist of two metal rings or bands that lock around each wrist, and a short chain or hinge that connects the two bands together. They are designed to be difficult to escape from and are often used in conjunction with other restraints, such as leg cuffs or belly chains, to further restrict the movement of the person being detained.
While handcuffs are primarily used for law enforcement purposes, they can also be used in certain consensual activities, such as bondage play or as a symbol of commitment in some relationships. However, it’s important to note that using handcuffs in any context without the consent of all parties involved can be illegal and may result in criminal charges.
So…. Whether the shiny kind or the fuzzy kind, I think we can all appreciate the inventor of the handcuffs patent. Handcuffs in some form have been used for centuries, but the current design that we all know (and love(?)) were the result of the work done by Hermann Ahrend in the 1800s. His handcuffs patent inspired this cool, custom design for you!