Kintsugi, to repair with gold

Kintsugi (Japanese: golden joinery) or Kintsukuroi (Japanese: golden repair) is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum. As a philosophy it treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise.

Higher Perspectives

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“(…) the piece is more beautiful for having been broken.”

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Image courtesy: moraapproved, Higher Perspective

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