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In Kintsugi, chips and cracks are outlined and filled in with gold, creating a new design and adding a material that looks precious.(Instagram)

Kintsugi: Broken pottery becomes more beautiful, precious

Associated Press | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2019 12:18 PM IST
The usual goal when repairing something is to make the fix unnoticeable, restoring an object as closely as possible to its original appearance. Kintsugi takes the opposite approach: Chips and cracks are outlined and filled in with gold, creating a new design and adding a material that looks precious.
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