Kintsugi (金継ぎ)

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Kintsugi, which translates to “golden joinery” in Japanese, is the art of repairing broken pottery using lacquer mixed with gold, silver, or platinum. This technique highlights the cracks and repairs as part of the object’s history, rather than something to disguise. The philosophy behind Kintsugi is deeply rooted in the Japanese aesthetic principles of wabi-sabi, …

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