kintsukuroi : the art of repairing something with gold or silver lacquer understanding that it is more beautiful for having been broken.
When the Japanese mend broken objects, they fill them in with gold. They believe when something has suffered damage and has a history, it becomes more beautiful. It's time we rethink our philosophy on aging.
Bernardaud L'Art de la Table Kintsugi by Sarkis Coupe -Kintsugi—the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with gold. The idea behind it is that the piece becomes more beautiful and valuable because it has been broken and has a history.
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Broken is Beautiful: The Japanese Tradition That Makes Broken Things Even Better than Brand New