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Kintsugi . The Art of Broken Pieces

Kintsugi Gold Ceramic Repair Kit ( Lotte Dekker, Kintsugi is an old Japanese art of fixing broken pottery with gold -late century-.

金継ぎのくらわんか茶碗  Kintsukuroi or kintsugi is the art of healing broken pottery with lacquer and silver or gold. The philosophy behind this reparation is that something should not be discarded just because it is broken. It is in fact more beautiful for having been broken.

Kintsukuroi or kintsugi is the art of healing broken pottery with lacquer and silver or gold. The philosophy behind this reparation is that something should not be discarded just because it is broken. It is in fact more beautiful for having been broken.

The Gold Lining

The Gold Lining

Kintsugi—the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with gold. The idea behind it is that the piece becomes more beautiful and valuable than when it was as new with the gold lovingly put into it.

Kintsugi Bowls - Thrice Broken 3" Bowls with numerous gold seams - Kintsukuroi Art

Kintsugi Bowls - Thrice Broken Bowls with numerous gold seams - Kintsukuroi Art

Broken, Repaired - Kintsukuroi

Do your hurts and wounds become GOLD known in Japan as the Art of Kintsukuroi or Kintsugi?

Kintsukuroi or kintsugi is the art of healing broken pottery with lacquer and silver or gold. The philosophy behind this reparation is that something should not be discarded just because it is broken. It is in fact more beautiful for having been broken.

Kintsukuroi or kintsugi is the art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer and silver or gold. The philosophy behind this reparation is that something should not be discarded just because it is broken. It is in fact more beautiful for having been broken.

Kintsugi: "It is a practice in Japan where they mend cracked or broken ceramics with gold, rendering the piece even more beautiful than it started out. The idea behind it is not to hide the ugliness and brokenness but instead to use gold to make it shine; to illuminate and expose the damage. And at the end of the process the piece is even more beautiful having been broken." Amen, I say.

Apply Kintsugi repair, mending with gold and other metals, to your broken pottery or order a custom made "Kintsugi Pot" wab-sabi gift.

Kintsukuroi. Fascinating art and beautiful concept for life.

) (Japanese: golden joinery) or Kintsukuroi (金繕い?) (Japanese: golden repair) is the Japanese art of fixing broken pottery with a lacquer resin sprinkled with powdered gold.

Kintsugi, the Japanese art of fixing broken pottery by incorporating the damage into the aesthetic of the restored item, making it part of the object’s history.

Edo period tea bowl with golden seams (kintsugi, the Japanese art of mending ceramics) ●彡

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