Kintsugi (also known as kintsukuroi) is a Japanese art form that repairs broken pottery with seams of gold.
Kintsugi (also known as kintsukuroi) is a Japanese technique for repairing broken pottery with seams of gold. Learn more about the history of this technique and the process used to create it.
Find lists of resources to learn more about kintsugi as an art form, find supplies and instruction for learning to perform kintsugi yourself, and discover a variety of artists working in the kintsugi art form.
I use modern kintsugi methods to create jewelry and accessories from broken and repaired stone and polymer clay items. Learn more about these two collections and how they are created.
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Custom kintsugi repair of your broken stone pendants or similar pieces is now available. Learn more about the process or about requesting a custom made jewelry item or accessory.
Kintsugi living is about embracing our healing and finding the gold in our scars that can help the healing of those around us. Explore the resources and support available for this way of living.
Kenetha J. Stanton is the kintsugi-inspired artist and writer behind A Kintsugi Life. Learn more about her, her work, and her story.
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Recent blog posts
Weekly blog posts explore what it means to live a kintsugi life as my own understanding grows and evolves over time. Come join the conversation and share what kinsugi living means to you!
Change is hard, but connecting a desired change to a place of deeper meaning in our lives makes it easier. Today’s post offers a key exercise to help find that connection as well as an example from my own life of both a helpful and not-so-helpful motivation from using this exercise. What is your deeper why?
Most of us are convinced that the best way to motivate ourselves to make positive change is to beat ourselves into it, but that actually doesn’t seem to work well for the vast majority of us no matter how often we try it. Here’s what I’ve found to be a much better way of approaching desired changes.
As a follow-up to last week’s post on finding the healing in 2016, I share my own review process that looks at what has healed in the last year, what still needs healing, and how I chose my word of the year for 2017 to support that healing.
The waning days of the year are a common time to look back and review the year and begin planning for the year to come. It’s worthwhile to make sure that review includes a careful look at how you have healed in the last year so you can make sure you mine every bit of gold possible from that healing.
So many I know are facing Christmas celebrations this year in the midst of broken, grieving hearts. If this is you, I offer encouragement and support in today’s post. You are not alone. Please let me know if I can be of support.
Stories can offer layers and layers of meaning, with new images coming forth each time we explore them. Today’s post explores a (very) old story that illustrates kintsugi living and offers a potential image for what that might look like as we face challenges in our lives, including a helpful (to me anyway) mantra to hold onto.