kintsukuroi : the art of repairing something with gold or silver lacquer understanding that it is more beautiful for having been broken.

kintsukuroi : the art of repairing something with gold or silver lacquer understanding that it is more beautiful for having been broken.

kintsukuroi ~ “to repair with gold”; the art of repairing pottery with gold or silver lacquer and understanding that the piece is more beautiful for having been broken

kintsukuroi ~ “to repair with gold”; the art of repairing pottery with gold or silver lacquer and understanding that the piece is more beautiful for having been broken

Broken is Beautiful: The Japanese Tradition That Makes Broken Things Even Better than Brand New

Broken is Beautiful: The Japanese Tradition That Makes Broken Things Even Better than Brand New

When the Japanese mend broken objects, they fill them in with gold. They believe when something has suffered damage and has a history, it becomes more beautiful. It's time we rethink our philosophy on aging.

When the Japanese mend broken objects, they fill them in with gold. They believe when something has suffered damage and has a history, it becomes more beautiful. It's time we rethink our philosophy on aging.

Bernardaud L'Art de la Table Kintsugi by Sarkis Coupe -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.

Bernardaud L'Art de la Table Kintsugi by Sarkis Coupe -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.

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