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Kintsugi – Beautiful Brokenness

Kintsugi ~ (金継ぎ) (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: "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.

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

It happens to us all. Maybe you’re washing the dishes and your hands are slippery with soap. Or maybe you just lost your grip. Either way, there’s now a ceramic plate shattered on the floor. If you’re lucky, there wasn’t any food on it, but breaking a plate, or a bowl, or a mug, is...

Broken Plates Get A New Meaning With ‘Kintsugi,’ The Art Of Finding Beauty In Flaws

'Kintsukuroi' is the Japanese art of repairing pottery with gold or silver, joining the pieces and understanding that the piece is 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."

Kintsugi: "It is a practice in Japan where they mend cracked or broken ceramics…

God says to you “Kintsugi” May your brokenness be restored and mended with the purest fine gold, may your beauty supersede the former. “Kintsugi is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with gold, the idea being that the piece becomes more beautiful and valuable because it was broken.”

Have you seen a ceramic object repaired with gold? The technique of repairing ceramics with lacquer and gold is called gold lacquer repair. This is a traditional Japanese technique of.

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.

Kintsuri, “When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something’s suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful.”

Kintsuri, “When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something’s suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful.

Kintsugi - "When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something's suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful." Barbara Bloom

Kintsugi - "When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something's suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful.

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