Kanso Hairpin

Kanso Hairpin


Caressed by 23K gold, a raw green piece of Japanese ceramic slopes on an angle down glimmering gold stems. The Kanso Hairpin can be worn in a variety of ways, following the natural flow in one’s hair while standing out as a wonderfully unique piece. 14K gold-filled and hand-crafted to order, this hairpin will stand out as a glowing gift, or as a personal statement piece for any occasion.

Kanso - Simplicity and elimination of clutter. Things are expressed in a plain, natural manner. We are reminded to think not in terms of decoration, but in terms of clarity, a kind of clarity that may be achieved through exclusion of the non-essential.

Kanso Hairpin is 3.5 inches long. Approximate measurements of ceramic pendant:  0.325 x 0.625 x 1.75 inches

• Repurposed Ceramic Piece (Mei, Japan)
• 14K Gold-filled HairPin (Recycled, USA)
• 23K Gold Leaf (USA)
• Bio Shellac (Non-Toxic, USA)
• Handmade in New York City

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Kintsugi (金継ぎ) is the Japanese art of Kintsukuroi, which repairs broken pottery with seams of gold. This process emphasizes the seams where the ceramic was once broken, and creates a new type of beauty. The ceramic pieces used in our collection are traced with ebbing gold, suspending the pieces in warm hues on the body.. Our lives are can be broken, but we persevere something from these broken moments, and mend our lives to be stronger, filled with beautiful golden light.