[ kintsugi x 起承轉結 series ]  起 start pin
[ kintsugi x 起承轉結 series ]  起 start pin
[ kintsugi x 起承轉結 series ]  起 start pin
[ kintsugi x 起承轉結 series ]  起 start pin
[ kintsugi x 起承轉結 series ]  起 start pin
[ kintsugi x 起承轉結 series ]  起 start pin
[ kintsugi x 起承轉結 series ]  起 start pin
[ kintsugi x 起承轉結 series ]  起 start pin
[ kintsugi x 起承轉結 series ]  起 start pin
[ kintsugi x 起承轉結 series ]  起 start pin
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[designed in 2021]:  起 : the start 

This is the first design of the kintsugi series! This a small pin series inspired by three different things: the 起承轉結 concept from bts’ love yourself highlight reel, namjoon’s UN speech from 2018 & kintsugi which is the Japanese art of putting broken pottery pieces back together with gold.

The main focal point in this pins series will be the kintsugi aspect of it since it’s a metaphor for embracing one’s flaws & imperfections; which also ties into love yourself era w joon’s speech & the highlight reel. It signifies both self discovery but also self acceptance which I feel a lot people struggle with. do you lose your own identity and lose yourself to the world’s definition of ‘normal’ to fit in? When was it when you first started worrying what others thought of you?

This design symbolizes the start or the beginning represented by 起 in 起承轉結 & was designed based off of the first part of joon’s UN speech where he talks about himself growing up & that childlike ambition to dream big and reach for the stars. But that soon ends with the phrase “My heart stopped…I was maybe nine or ten.” which is from ORUL28’s intro, signifying the first cracks of losing your identity more or less to fit into what you want other to perceive yourself at and you slowly begin to lose that childlike innocence & your actions slowly start to mold around what other’s think of you. honestly, i think this happened to all of us during some point in our life where we gave up bits and pieces of ourselves to fit in esp in childhood
pin specs:
  • gold plated, hard enamel
  • 2 inches tall 
  • 3 variants : normal (glow in the dark), pearl & glitter (pearl & glitter do not glow)
  • second graded pins may have issues with plating chipping or underfill enamel
Please see the sets of 4 for all three variants as they are hard to photograph. (Marbled light grey = Normal, Dark grey = Glitter, Black = Pearl)