Wabi Sabi - When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something's suffered damage and has a history, it becomes more beautiful.
Pottery quotes for my favourite potter. I love the cracked gold bowl- If you have been broken, mend yourself knowing that you will become more beautiful. And always think before you act. an apology cannot repair something you've done without thought.
When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something’s suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful. - Barbara Bloom Kintsugi technique on oribe ceramic bowl
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.
urushi art - kintsugi - repairing smashed ceramics or glass with a compound and covering the repairs with gold or other precious metals. often, the final piece is more beautiful than before it was broken.