What a beautiful — what a psychologically healthy — idea.

30 Nov

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“Kintsugi also known as Kintsukuroi is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum, a method similar to the maki-e technique. As a philosophy, it treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise.”

The owning of pain, of past loss — not only — the gilding of it.

Comment: nikobakos@gmail.com

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