Solid objects like rings can be representations of the emotions and feelings inside our hearts. In a drama such embodiments of love are a very useful visual expression of positions on the romantic battlefield. They can also not only just be markers, but have a role of their own.
So we can have X giving Y a token
of affection. Y, despite knowing they must hang
onto it, loses said token. Or perhaps X tosses the
token away, saying our affection is now lost.
Y may then indulge in
a desperate hunt for the token, perhaps involving water.
Z may then make a copy of the token, further
|2005||Sassy Girl Chun-hyang||Episode 3-4: Woven bracelet from Choon Hyang to Mong Ryong|
|Episode 6-7: necklace from director to Choon Hyang|
|Episode 14: Picture of Choon Hyang and Mong Ryong|
|2005||My Girl||Episode 1,4: Key that Kim Sae Hyun wears|
|2006||Couple or Trouble||Watch given to Yu Kyeong|
|Wedding picture of Anna and Billy|
|Anna and Billy's wedding rings|
|2008||Hong Gil Dong|
|2010||My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox|
|2011||The Greatest Love|
|2013||The Master's Sun|