#Kintsukuroi (n.) (v. phr.) – “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.—Japanese | Appendix: Islam forbids the use of any pots, plates, or utensils made of gold or silver when eating. But such an art is acceptable as a form of art for display and such.

#Kintsukuroi (n.) (v. phr.) – “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.—Japanese | Appendix: Islam forbids the use of any pots, plates, or utensils made of gold or silver when eating. But such an art is acceptable as a form of art for display and such.

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In Japan, broken objects are repaired with gold, believing that when something suffered damage and history, it becomes more beautiful.

In Japan, broken objects are repaired with gold, believing that when something suffered damage and history, it becomes more beautiful.

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When the Japanese mend broken objects, they fill them in with gold. They believe when something's suffered damage and has a history, it becomes more beautiful. It's time we rethink our philosophy on aging.

When the Japanese mend broken objects, they fill them in with gold. They believe when something's suffered damage and has a history, it becomes more beautiful. It's time we rethink our philosophy on aging.

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// Broken is Beautiful: The Japanese Tradition That Makes Broken Things Even Better than Brand New | Apartment Therapy

// Broken is Beautiful: The Japanese Tradition That Makes Broken Things Even Better than Brand New | Apartment Therapy

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Broken is Beautiful: The Japanese Tradition That Makes Broken Things Even Better than Brand New

Broken is Beautiful: The Japanese Tradition That Makes Broken Things Even Better than Brand New

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Lego to fill the cracks, making art out of something that you wouldn't really expect.

Lego to fill the cracks, making art out of something that you wouldn't really expect.

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