"The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong in the broken places"

- Ernest Hemingway


Kintsugi is a Japanese traditional craft that repairs broken ceramics using lacquer mixed with gold. Not just a method of restoring, the deep philosophy of Kintsugi suggests that an object can be more beautiful for being broken. The idea is to not only accept but bring forward the broken elements to create a new harmony.  "Kintsugi" is a part of the concept of "wabi-sabi”, which seeks to find beauty in imperfection. Don’t you think we can all be more accepting of both our own and each other’s faults?

 

Piece by Korean Artist Yee Sookyung

 

From 'Pieces in Harmony', a project by I&S BBDO

Pieces by Kintsugi Shop IT

Mayıs 01, 2019 — Esin Nalbantoglu

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