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.
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