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Si tratta di una pratica al cui significato noi occidentali potremmo essere un po’ restii. Infatti, quando capita che ci cada dalle mani una ceramica ci arrabbiamo o ci dispiaciamo e se decidiamo di ripararla cerchiamo di farlo in modo tale che gli arrangiamenti non siano visibili. Quasi a vergognarci di esporre nei nostri ambienti un oggetto rotto e poi riparato.

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.

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Definitions to words you likely never knew existed (27 Photos)

Japanese Word / Phrase: Kintsukuroi (n.) "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.

A friend shared with me today the lovely art/idea of Kintsugi (Kinsukuroi).  Kintsugi is the traditional Japanese art of repairing br...

kintsukuroi///Kintsukuroi: The Japanese term that means “to repair with gold”. It is the art of repairing pottery with gold or silver lacquer with the understanding that the piece is more beautiful for having been broken.

Restauro ceramica kintsugi

Restauro ceramica kintsugi

"When we crack, we become filled with the gold of our inner-strength and intricacy."--Me "You are more beautiful for having been 'broken'"--Benjamin Orozco

kintsukuroi (Japanese, n.): "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

Kintsugi Gift: Ceramic and China Repair, Golden Joinery Better Than New | Kintsugi / Kintsukuroi

Kintsugi Gift: Ceramic and China Repair, Golden Joinery Better Than New

Kintsugi, Centuries Old Japanese Method of Repairing Pottery with Gold

Kintsugi: The Centuries-Old Art of Repairing Broken Pottery with Gold

Love the color:  warm white with rust and gray blue Shamai Gibsh. This made in plaster and painted.

Love the color: warm white with rust and gray blue Shamai Gibsh. This made in plaster and painted.

"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." - Billie Mobayed

“When the Japanese mend broken objects they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold, because they believe that when something’s suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful” Barbara Bloom - (I believe that is called Wabi Sabi)

Kintsukuroi, to repair with gold or silver laquer.

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.

I've actually been letting a lot of material things go the past few days!

Let it go. Let it go. Can't hold it back any more. Let it go. Let it go. All of us frozen fans knew you were thinking the song when u saw this pin.

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Kintsukuroi art :: Cover illustration for "Wabi-Sabi Wisdom, Inspiration for an Authentic Life" by Andrea Jacques