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Conus sugillatus by Cebu-Man, via Flickr

Conus sugillatus (found in the Indian Ocean > Australia & the Pacific ocean from Japan > Polynesia) Snail species within the genus Conus are predatory & venomous; live ones should be handled carefully or not at all.

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aleyma: “ Jun ware bowl, made in China, (source).

Kintsugi

Kintsukuroi or kintsugi is the art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer and silver or gold. The philosophy behind this reparation is that something should not be discarded just because it is broken. It is in fact more beautiful for having been broken.

Tea bowl with design of bird on plum branch, unknown Raku ware workshop. 19th century. Edo period.   Raku-type earthenware with cobalt under colorless lead glaze. H: 5.9 W: 10.6 cm. Japan.

Tea bowl with design of bird on plum branch, unknown Raku ware workshop century Edo period Raku-type earthenware with cobalt under colorless lead glaze H: W: cm Japan

Kyoto ware cylindrical tea bowl in style of Koetsu, 19th century Eiraku Zengoro workshop Stoneware with white slip and black pigment under feldspathic glaze

Kyoto ware cylindrical tea bowl in style of Koetsu century Eiraku Zengoro workshop Edo period or Meiji era Stoneware with white slip and black pigment under feldspathic glaze H: W: cm Kyoto, Japan