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Teacup with kintsugi (gold repair)

kintsugi. The Japanese art of filling the brokenness with gold to make it complete and useful again. This speaks to me!!

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Chawan - “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.” -Babara Bloom #chawan #kintsugi

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Tea bowl, unknown Raku ware workshop, 19th century, Japan /// Kintsugi is the Japanese wabi-sabi art form that involves repairing broken pottery with lacquer, and sometimes even with gold. So if you've broken something ceramic that you truly love, despair not - it can be restored, and made even more beautiful.

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.

Temari, is a Japanese thread ball, which is a symbol of perfection. There is a long history about the weaving of thread to create this artwork....Photo by...Nana Akua.

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