Kintsugi: Saving Broken Ceramics With Gold

the japanese art of repairing with gold to create a perfectly imperfect piece of beauty
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Ceramic Patchwork : "Zoë Hillyard is a Birmingham based artist and lecturer and was the diary-writer for Craft & Design magazine in 2013. She creates bespoke ranges of ceramic patchwork for the British Museum inspired by artefacts within their collection and exhibits regularly."

Zoe Hillyard - craft&design Selected

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VILLACEAU

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INSPIRATION // Have you already seen the new cup collection which Yoko Ono designed for Illy? It's awesome! #mendedcups #yokoono #gold #illy #artcollection #art #inspiration #coffee #smitprins #amsterdam #coffeelovers

Yoko Ono Trusts You Not to Break This One Espresso Cup

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金継ぎ

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To Repair With Gold. #Kintsugi #cartoon

Connie to the Wonnie: To Repair With Gold

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A great read on the philosophy of beauty in imperfection: Wabi-Sabi for Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers: Leonard Koren: 9780981484600: AmazonSmile: Books

Robot Check

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Adam Martinakis – Golden Boy digital art with the feeling of kintsugi repair, and a little #butoh found on sangbleu.com, sourced to artist at adamakis.blogspot.gr sdc

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Harriet Lawton - Handstitch Kintsugi Plate "“My current work innovatively explores a crossing over of the textile and ceramic surface. I explore the use of ceramic waste, highlighting the ornate beauty within discarded china fragments. Each material is handled like the other; ceramic is delicately cut to reveal hidden lace-like qualities and digital prints lose their fabric fluidity as they become 3D objects, alluding to the form of the ceramic fragment." https://harrietlawtonart.wordpress....

The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge - Harriet Lawton - Mr X Stitch

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Nancy Mims, The wind did it. Golden flower kintsugi, Duval Street, Austin.

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"The Japanese Art of Kintsugi: Perfection Through Imperfection" Great article on the philosophy of #Kintsugi after the click. Brings everything together, short and sweet :)

The Japanese Art of Kintsugi - Perfection Through Imperfection

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Kintsugi, Unknown on ArtStack #kintsugi #art (this needs research: artist, period) Classic Kinstugi artist would be unlikely to leave droplets of gold - this would be considered unfinished. #sdc

Unknown by Kintsugi

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Kintsugi - "Can people mend broken hearts with gold?" A wonderful read by the writer Jennie Harborth. Kintsugi is once again a central metaphor in healing. (Click though to the post)

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The Creative Process Behind Joe Rudko’s Art on Death Cab for Cutie’s “Kintsugi” Cover

Creative Process || Joe Rudko's Art on Death Cab for Cutie's "Kintsugi" - Hum

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"When I look at the bowl, I don’t see damage. The break and repair have made it more beautiful. It looks to me like an artist has riffed on a Japanese poem of a moon entangled in the branches of a tree, and etched it onto the bowl." Howard Kaplan, Freer Gallery on Tea bowl, possibly Satsuma ware; possibly Kagoshima prefecture, Japan, Edo period, 17th century; stoneware with clear, crackled glaze, stained by ink; gold lacquer repairs; Gift of Charles Lang Freer

Friday Fave: Tea Bowl | Bento

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Pinstamatic - Get More From Pinterest

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Have a Heart: As traditional kintsugi melds with the contemporary world, I arrive at the deconstructed and reimagined work of artists such as the brilliant artist Korean Yee Sookyung #sdc

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Anthem - Leonard Cohen "There is a crack in everything / That's how the light gets in" H/T to @petrastahly for the wonderful connection to #Kintsugi

Anthem - Leonard Cohen

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The Unknown Craftsman: A Japanese Insight into Beauty by Soetsu Yanagi http://www.amazon.com/dp/1568365209/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_L6DUub07SN4M1

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The Kintsugi Effect: Lit From Within! Paige Bradley broke a wax sculpture she spent 6 months making - cast the broken pieces in bronze, then reassembled them with a lighting engineer to produce this startling sculpture in NYC

Riveting Story Behind that Striking Sculpture

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FLICK WERK: The Aesthetics of Mending Japanese Ceramics .pdf link http://www.bachmanneckenstein.com/downloads/Flickwerk_The_Aesthetics_of_Mended_Japanese_Ceramics.pdf

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Kintsugi (Japanese: golden joinery) is the Japanese art of fixing broken pottery with a lacquer resin sprinkled with powdered gold.

Kintsugi and the Art of Beautiful Repair

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Japanese Early Karatsu Imari Half-Porcelain Tea Bowl

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"KINTSUGI Repair" interpreted on cloth: Gold joint Inspiration from repair of the ceramics. "It is Japanese traditional technique to repair ceramics broken in a lacquer tree and gold." Click through for more images from KOUNTRY.

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A 16th-century Japanese bowl is made of stoneware with iron and ash glazes. (Freer Gallery Of Art)

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Madara (spotted) Karatsu Sake Cup, Momoyama Period

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