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 I think this just became my favorite word.
Kintsugi plates - In the century Japanese technique kintsugi , broken or broken earthenware with gold leaf is repaired, with each fracture deliberately emphasized instead of camouflaged - exactly fitting in trends such as imperfect design, eco and craft.
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.
Expansion by Paige Bradley Yoga Sculpture New York, Wow. Just wow. I haven’t encountered a piece of sculpture so beautiful in quite some time. Expansion is a recent work by sculptor Paige Bradley. (via eat like a whale, curse like a sailor)
The Japanese art of kintsugi turns brokenness into beauty. The method of repair, using golden seams to rejoin shards, draws the eye to the what was once a point of failure and is now a more beautiful whole.