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) 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.