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  • Dhanu Jay

    It is a practice in Japan where they restore cracked or broken ceramics with gold, leaving the piece even more beautiful than it started out. It is the art of Kintsugi (Japanese for golden joinery). The idea behind it is not to hide the ugliness and brokenness but instead to use gold to make it shine; to illuminate and expose the damage. And at the end of the process the piece is even more beautiful having been broken.

  • sue m

    repaired crack in pottery cup, quote Billy Mobayad, gold-filled cracks "when the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the

  • Deb

    When the Japanese mend broken objects... they believe that when something's suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful. Wabi Sabi

  • The Art of Healing

    The Delights of Imperfection : The Art of Healing | Natural healing, Inspired thoughts, simple practices www.lucindapollit.com

  • Joni Stufflebean-Solomon

    ...a heart of gold.

  • Charlotte Fennell

    I just thought this was a beautiful quote to accompany a beautiful photo about a beautiful philosophy.

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