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Ceramics and Pottery: Facts and Fancies (Part 2)

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Kintsukuroi or kintsugi is the art of healing broken pottery with lacquer and silver or gold. The philosophy behind this reparation is that something should not be discarded just because it is broken. It is in fact more beautiful for having been broken.

Kintsugi or Kinsukuroi: Broken Things A friend shared with me today the lovely art/idea of Kintsugi (Kinsukuroi). Kintsugi is the traditional Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with a strong adhesive and then sprinkling the adhesive with gold dust. The result is that the broken pottery is now mended and in fact even stronger than the original. Instead of trying to hide the flaws and cracks, they are accentuated and celebrated because they now have become the strongest part of…

Kintsukuroi or Kintsugi. Japanese art of fixing broken pottery with lacquer resin dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver or platinum. As a philosophy it speaks to breakage and repair becoming part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise. Paige Bradley, Expansion - Imgur

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