Kintsukuroi is the beautifully broken pottery that has been mended with gold, the value of which is increased as the result of it’s brokenness rather than despite it.

kintsukuroi as more than pottery

In our world today, most would never think of keeping something that is shattered or imperfect. If we do, it is usually because it holds some sentimental value, we’ve carefully repaired it with super glue, or we just can’t afford to replace it. But most frequently we simply dispose of the broken item and replace…

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