1019 – “When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something’s suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful.”

-Billie Mobayed

Quote Number: 267

Source: Attributed

Source Notes: The practice of repairing broken pottery with gold is known as Kintsugi (金継ぎ) or Kintsukuroi (金繕い).

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