Kintsugi (金継ぎ) (Japanese: golden joinery)—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.

Kintsugi tea po (Love the idea of this Japanese art. Fixing broken pottery with powdered gold resin.

Step By Step On How To Fix A Broken Nail, it took me about 15 minutes and it worked like a charm!

Tutorial - How to fix a broken finger nail (use tea bag for the "stretchy fabric")

There is a Japanese art and technique called kintsukuroi, or the mending of broken ceramics with gold and/or silver powder. It is a difficult and intensive process requiring no small amount of skill, but when the broken item is fixed, it is adorned with veins of precious metal and is thus made even more beautiful than it was originally.

Kintsukuroi Tea Caddy, The Mending Art Of Broken Ceramics With Gold And/Or Silver Powder.

Kintsugi is the Japanese wabi-sabi art form that involves repairing broken pottery with lacquer, and sometimes even with gold. So if you've broken something ceramic that you truly love, despair not - it can be restored, and made even more beautiful.

kintsugi or "golden seams". The Japanese art of fixing broken ceramics with a lacquer resin mixed with gold powder. Chances are, a vessel fixed by kintsugi will look more gorgeous, and more precious, than before it was fractured.

Kintsugi: The Art of Broken Pieces - Colossal

Kintsugi: The Art of Broken Pieces. Kintsugi (or kintsukuroi) is a Japanese method for repairing broken ceramics with a special lacquer mixed with gold, si

Like life, the beauty in this cup is in its imperfections.

Tea bowl, unknown Raku ware workshop century Dosai Edo period Raku-type clay with Black Raku glaze; gold lacquer repairs H: W: cm Japan cracks are to be learn

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. Repaired tea bowl Japan early 18th c, Edo period

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. Repaired tea bowl Japan early c, Edo period

Kintsugi (金継ぎ) (Japanese: golden joinery) or Kintsukuroi (金繕い) (Japanese: golden repair) is the Japanese art of fixing broken pottery with a lacquer resin sprinkled with powdered gold

Kintsukuroi kit for the broken, no longer made ceramic ware we have.

Korean artist Yeesookyung creates breathtaking sculptures assembled from broken, discarded, or imperfect pieces of ceramics.

Sculptures from Broken Ceramics

YEESOOKYUNG Translated Vase, 2010 ceramic trash, epoxy, 24 karat gold leaf 158 x 90 x 90 cm x 35 x 35 in.

How to fix it.

Plate repaired using a new kintsugi technique - gold glue for the cracks. Cool on so many levels.

Putting the Pieces Back Together: This idea is inspired by the Japanese art, “kintsugi,” which involves fixing broken pottery with a gold resin, leaving the cracked, repaired piece more beautiful than...

Putting the Pieces Back Together: This idea is inspired by the Japanese art, “kintsugi,” which involves fixing broken pottery with a gold resin, leaving the cracked, repaired piece more beautiful than.

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