Kintsugi: The Art of Broken Pieces


Kintsugi (or kintsukuroi) is a Japanese method for repairing broken ceramics with a special lacquer mixed with gold, silver, or platinum. . The philosophy behind the technique is to recognize the history of the object and to visibly incorporate the repair into the new piece instead of disguising it. The process usually results in something more beautiful than the original.[…]

Source: Kintsugi: The Art of Broken Pieces

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Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
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