Broken Pots , all may not be lost

Michael Coopers Studio

During recent strong winds I lost a rather nice pot when it crashed to the ground.

Remembering an article I had once read I thought I might try my hand at the ancient Japanese art of Kintsugi.
Many years ago a Shogun, Ashikaga Yoshimasa, sent a cracked chawan—or tea bowl—back to China for repair on it’s return he found that it had been done with unsightly metal rivets so he ordered his own craftsmen to do something better and Kintsugi the art of Golden Repair was created. It is all part of  wabi-sabi, the Japanese philosophy celebrating imperfection, impermanence and incompleteness.

                                    The materials I used were Gorilla Epoxy Glue
in a twin tube dispenser and 100 gm Gold Mica Powder via Amazon a jar of which should last me out unless I defy…

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