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Dual-metal plated enamel pin collection of cosmic animals filled with stars and constellations. All pins unlocked!!!
Dual-metal plated enamel pin collection of cosmic animals filled with stars and constellations. All pins unlocked!!!
83 backers pledged $4,404 to help bring this project to life.

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Star-Chasers Dual-Metal Plated Enamel Pins

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Racing across the sky, these ascendant animals have stolen, eaten, protected, and/or played with the stars, hiding them within themselves and eventually becoming galaxies all in their own.  Star-Chasers is a set of large, dual-plated soft enamel pins featuring these celestial animals.  

Hi everyone, this is Syrus Jones from Evening Star Court! I created the first of these dual-plated pins in my previous kickstarter, Dark Romance, and due to the overwhelming support and appreciation it received, I decided to make a whole collection of these specialty pins!

The campaign will begin with a second run of the Star-Eater Wolf as well as the Star-Thief Fox in both regular and glitter variants. There are already three stretch goals with the the One-Eyed Star Owl, the Star-Binding Snake and the Whale Monster, Cetus on the roster, but even more stretch goals will unlock if funding permits! 

In addition to this, ALL pledges toward 5 or more pins will automatically come with a FREE GIFT, the kickstarter exclusive Wolf Cub pin!

TECHNICALITIES

  •  ☆ Gold AND Silver dual-plating
  •  ☆ Varied sizes denoted on pin to keep creature size consistent
  •  ☆ Soft enamel in black (regular) or black glitter (glitter)
  •  ☆ Double Clutch for security
  •  ☆ Art Backing Cards
  •  ☆ Hidden posting on pin backside to attach decorative Star Fall chains and link pins together!
  •  ☆ Wolf Cub pin free with pledges toward 5 or more pins!
  •  ☆ Kickstarter Exclusive : "Golden Dawn" variant series with transparent enamel! 
2.5 in dual-metal plated pin in gold and silver with soft black enamel (Regular) and black glitter (Glitter).
2.5 in dual-metal plated pin in gold and silver with soft black enamel (Regular) and black glitter (Glitter).

The Wolf devoured all points of lights, and so it became a galaxy in itself. It runs across the night sky in its eternal hunt, shining with the light of every star it has consumed. 

1.75 in dual-metal plated pin in gold and silver with soft black enamel (Regular) and black glitter (Glitter).
1.75 in dual-metal plated pin in gold and silver with soft black enamel (Regular) and black glitter (Glitter).

 "There is nothing you can keep from me," said the Fox.  "Nothing you can hide from me that I won't find." They still tried, placing the stars in the sky, far out of reach. They did not expect the Fox to follow. 

Pin Backside

STRETCH GOAL #1: UNLOCKED!!! 🔓

2.05 in dual-metal plated pin in gold and silver with soft black enamel (Regular) and black glitter (Glitter).
2.05 in dual-metal plated pin in gold and silver with soft black enamel (Regular) and black glitter (Glitter).

The Owl flew far away from earth, never resting till it landed among the stars. "Why have you traveled so far, noble Owl?" the Stars asked, but the Owl did not answer. "What do you seek, steadfast Owl?" they asked, but again, the Owl did not answer.  "What will you give us, wise Owl?" asked the Stars, and the Owl gave over its eye. The Stars were so delighted in their gift that they ensured the Owl would not be left at a loss for its missing eye. Now the One-Eyed Owl sees everything through the infinite cosmos.

STRETCH GOAL #2:  UNLOCKED!!! 🔓 

1.75 in dual-metal plated pin in gold and silver with soft black enamel (Regular) and black glitter (Glitter).
1.75 in dual-metal plated pin in gold and silver with soft black enamel (Regular) and black glitter (Glitter).

The Snake slithered between the stars, its body coiling and wrapping around each when it moved. As it weaved its path, the stars were displaced, leaving them in loose lines and shapes where the Snake had traversed. "How funny people are!" the Snake thought as it looked back the way it had come. "Calling these constellations." To each their own, it thought, and went on its way.

STRETCH GOAL #3:  UNLOCKED!!! 🔓 

2.36 in dual-metal plated pin in gold and silver with soft black enamel (Regular) and black glitter (Glitter).
2.36 in dual-metal plated pin in gold and silver with soft black enamel (Regular) and black glitter (Glitter).

Cetus the Whale Monster swims across the infinite sea of stars, swallowing up the wayward dreams and wishes of those who spend too long looking up at the night sky. Once in a great while, it drops a star and one of those great dreams fall back to earth. 

 MORE STRETCH GOALS TO COME!

Relative sizes of Star-Chasers pin collection.
Relative sizes of Star-Chasers pin collection.
1.25 inch dual-metal plated pin in black soft enamel
1.25 inch dual-metal plated pin in black soft enamel

The Wolf Cub is an exclusive, limited edition pin that CANNOT BE PURCHASED. It can only be received as a GIFT when pledging toward 5 or more pins!!!  At the end of the campaign, each backer pledging toward more than 5 pins will automatically receive the Wolf Cub in their order.  The Wolf Cub will not be manufactured again after the campaign ends and will likely only be available during this campaign.*

Dawn and Glitter Wolf Cub KS Exclusive Variants
Dawn and Glitter Wolf Cub KS Exclusive Variants

UPDATE!

Dawn Wolf Cub  and Glitter Wolf Cub pins will be be available as alternative gifts for pledges of +5 pins, so you can best complete your night or dawn set!!!   

For those of you who want to complete the set of Wolf Cubs, you will now be able to in one of two ways! 

  • If you are pledging at a level in which you are receiving a free Wolf Cub pin as a gift, you will also be able to purchase extras Wolf Cub pins for the special price of $11/pin!
  •  Or, if you plan on pledging at even higher tiers,  you can receive additional Wolf Cub pins as gifts! Pledges of +9 pins will receive a second Wolf Cub pin, and pledges of +12 pins will receive a third Wolf Cub pin free!

*Due to minimum order quantities, lot size orders, and defects, an EXTREMELY limited number of Wolf Cub pins MIGHT be available for purchase post-campaign. Any extra pins will be sold at local conventions first, then online stores. Remaining pins will likely be of B- or C-grade quality. The best way to ensure that you receive an exclusive Wolf Cub pin in the best quality is to pledge for 5 or more pins. 

Wolf pair displayed together.
Wolf pair displayed together.

UNLOCKED!!! - FREE PIN - SOCIAL MEDIA STRETCH GOAL:

25 mm gold plated enamel pin
25 mm gold plated enamel pin

UPDATE: We've hit 500 likes on the Instagram post! The StarFlower pin has been UNLOCKED as a FREE gift to every pledge with a physical reward! 

You can still check out the official social media unlock post on Instagram by clicking on the image below. Thank you for helping spread the word about Star-Chasers!  

Check out the official Social Media Unlock Post  on Instagram! Click image for link!
Check out the official Social Media Unlock Post on Instagram! Click image for link!

And if you want to help Star-Chasers meet all its stretch goals, tag your friends in the comments of the Instagram post! And don't forget to comment which is YOUR favorite pin! 

 "Where you stand, the stars fall all around you..."

Link pins together to form your own constellations via decorative Star Fall Chains! These 5 inch chains are available as an add-on for just $7 per chain!  Or, you can pledge for 2 Star Fall chains in place of one pin!  

Example: When pledging to Launch Day Special, Backer Y pledges toward 5 pins overall. In their survey, they choose 4 pins and 2 Star Fall  chains. They receive a Wolf Cub pin of their choice as a gift!

Pledges of two Star Fall chains will count as one pin in your overall pin total toward Wolf Cub gifts!

Are you perhaps more of a morning person than a night owl? Or perhaps you're just such a night owl you often find yourself awake when the sun first begins to rise above the horizon? Either way, the Kickstarter Exclusive Golden Dawn collection might be for you!

These pins will have the plating metals reversed and will be filled with clear, translucent enamel in the colors of the dawn. Availability of these pins will be exclusive to this kickstarter, and then they'll be gone forever!**

DAWN FOX: UNLOCKED!!!  🔓

DAWN WOLF: UNLOCKED!!!  🔓

DAWN OWL:  UNLOCKED!!! 🔓 

DAWN SNAKE: UNLOCKED!!! 🔓 

DAWN CETUS:  UNLOCKED!!! 🔓  

These pins will all be in the same size as their original counterparts. They will also all have the hidden posting for chain attachments on the back side. 

** *Due to minimum order quantities, lot size orders, and defects, an EXTREMELY limited number of Golden Dawn series MIGHT be available for purchase post-campaign. Any extra pins will be sold at local conventions first, then online stores. Remaining pins will likely be of B- or C-grade quality. The best way to ensure that you receive your exclusive Golden Dawn pin in the best quality is to pledge for it during this campaign.

Why do these pins cost so much?

The complexity of having such fine details in a dual-metal plated pin really raises the production costs, along with the fact that many of these designs also have cut-outs and/or are much larger than most pins. Each pin also has back molding so that pins can be linked together via Star-Fall chains. I've put a lot of effort into trying to keep costs down so that they are more readily accessible to everyone supporting this campaign along with providing kickstarter exclusive bonuses, so you know you're getting the best deal.

What's up with your reward tiers? I want to pledge toward more than 1 pin!

Rather than trying to have 15+ reward tiers for each variation of [number of pin] and [pricing special], I decided to make just five tiers. Each tier denotes the price point at which you will be able to purchase your pins at. Since funding at the beginning of the campaign is so crucial, I wanted to properly incentivize early pledges by providing three different early-bird tiers. 

So, in order to pledge towards more than 1 pin, please use Kickstarter's pledge manager feature to add extra funds to your pledge! And please don't forget to include the cost of shipping in your total! Each reward tier provides a quick formula for calculating your total!

How do I manage my pledge?

Remember! Your pledge is ([Price Point]*[Number of Pins]) + Add-Ons + Shipping Cost! Shipping is $4 for the United States and $12 for the rest of the world!

Risks and challenges

Designs might have minor changes to ensure the best quality and clarity for the pins, but we will be sure to keep everyone updated on the final result. Colors may be slightly different than shown due to differences in monitors. In the event that there are any delays with manufacturing or shipping, we will inform our backers ASAP!

We have already run two successful enamel pin kickstarter, Opposing Deities and Dark Romance. We have thoroughly researched the enamel pin manufacturing process and have already consulted numerous vendors. We will be closely following each step of the manufacturing process till the pins are safely delivered to your door.

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    You will be entitled to at least one (1) enamel pin from the unlocked designs.

    Please use pledge manager to add additional funds to your pledge in accordance with how many pins you would like. Your total should be (Number of Pins* $15)+Shipping Amount. Shipping is $4 for the United States and $12 for the rest of the world.

    NOTE: Pledges of five (5) or more pins will automatically receive the exclusive Wolf Cub pin FREE!

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    Countless Constellations: 10+ Pins

    Ten (10) enamel pins of your choice from the unlocked designs AND the exclusive Wolf Cub pin! Receive pins at a 25% discount ($12/pin)!

    AND, each additional pin you add to your pledge will be reduced to just $10/PIN for savings up to 38% !!!

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