Tea Bowl fixed in the Kintsuji method, public domain (Wikimedia)

KINTSUGI AND THE ART OF REPAIR: life is what makes us

The 400+ year old Japanese art of kintsugi (golden repair) or kintsukuroi (golden joinery) is a pottery repair method that honors the artifact’s unique history by emphasizing, not hiding, the break.

According to art historians, kintsugi came about accidentally (well, it does fit). When the 15th-century shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa broke his favorite tea bowl, he sent it to…

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