Kintsugi (golden joinery) Japanese art of repairing damaged pottery w/ gold. Restores functionality to a broken vessel; also adds beauty & worth. Turns brokenness into the most valuable part of the piece.
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. It's also called Wabi Sabi
b: 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. ~ Love this.I'm broken now, but my soul will be more beautiful once healed.