kintsukuroi : the art of repairing something with gold or silver lacquer understanding that it is more beautiful for having been broken.
Broken is Beautiful: The Japanese Tradition That Makes Broken Things Even Better than Brand New
When the Japanese mend broken objects, they fill them in with gold. They believe when something has suffered damage and has a history, it becomes more beautiful. It's time we rethink our philosophy on aging.
Myria Greff - Bol Chawan, kintsugi …
Broken Ceramics Found on the Beach, Turned Into Chopstick Rests Using Kintsugi