Key Traits - Melancholic
Key Traits - Melancholic Key Traits - Melancholic Key Traits - Melancholic

It can take a long time to understand who we might be – let alone explain ourselves to others.

These clever key tags are designed with our inner selves in mind, each bearing a word which seeks to convey our deeper orientations and concerns. When asked to explain who we are, rather than go in for long-winded autobiographical explanations, we might be tempted simply to hand over a word or two, as if to say with refreshing bluntness: ‘That is me.’

At other moments, when our identities seem a little confused to us, we might welcome stumbling upon these words, which seem to remember our natures rather better than we can. These key tags are outward symbols of inner knowledge. They are badges of honour won through the hard work of self-understanding. We should pick one or two that fit us, and then use them to showcase and celebrate our identities as we go about our daily lives.


You are keenly aware of the fact that life is inherently difficult, and that suffering and disappointment are core parts of universal experience. It sounds dark, but in the right dose, your melancholy streak isn’t a disorder that needs to be cured. It is instead a form of wisdom. By taking this fully to heart, you can avoid some of the weaker and uglier human impulses yourself, and tolerate them in others with greater kindness and patience.

10 designs available | 51mm x 19mm | 100% Microsurfaced Impact Acrylic