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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

There is no beauty without some strangeness.

Introducing Kintsukuroi, the Japanese art of repairing broken ceramics with gold lacquer; Celebrating that the item is "more beautiful for having been broken." Wish I knew how to do this. Would look brilliant on my broken Greg Daly plate.