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David Pike teaching kintugi repair, from his website, kintugi.com MG_6470.jpg 3,888×2,592 pixels

David Pike teaching kintugi repair, from his website, kintugi.com MG_6470.jpg 3,888×2,592 pixels

By Kirsten Holm, Denmark My favorite, it looks like the rocks we found on the…

Kintsugi repair : In Japan a broken pot is traditionally honoured by emphasising the repair with gold. The belief is that when something has suffered damage and has a history that it becomes more beautiful.

Kintsugi (“golden joinery”) is the Japanese art of repairing damaged pottery…

Kintsugi (golden joinery) Japanese art of repairing damaged pottery w/ gold. Restores functionality to a broken vessel; also adds beauty & worth. Turns brokenness into the most valuable part of the piece.

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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Kintsugi—the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with gold. The idea behind it is that the piece becomes more beautiful and valuable because it has been broken and has a history.