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Purple glass bottle with an orb-shaped stopper. Product: Cylinder Construction Material: GlassColor: Purple Dimensions: 13.8 HCleaning and Care: Wipe with damp cloth

Kintsugi is a Japanese craft that both repairs and beautifies broken objects using gold leaf. Explore how to save your broken ceramics on the blog!

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Kintsugi is a Japanese craft that both repairs and beautifies broken objects using gold leaf. Explore how to save your broken ceramics on the blog!

Kintsugi—the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with gold. The idea behind it is that the piece becomes more beautiful and valuable because it has been broken and has a history.

“When the Japanese mend broken objects they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold, because they believe that when something's suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful.” -Barbara Bloom

"Listening to Waves" vase, Heisei period (1989–present), 2004 Sakiyama Takayuki (Japanese, born 1958)

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.

forever (really, though) listing after clay mugs.

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