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 artist, writer, and coach 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!
When making a big change in life, it’s never enough to deal with only the surface. We must shed the inner layers of beliefs and fear that hold us back to make space for the new things we are trying to do.
Life is giving me a new round of stress and overwhelm to deal with this year, and it’s been gratifying to notice how much I’ve grown and how many skills I’ve developed in the wake of the last time I was this challenged. Here are some of the things I’ve noticed that are making it easier to cope this time around.
Brokenness often feels like the end of the world, but those times are equally an invitations to heal old (and new) wounds at ever deeper levels. Here’s what it means to accept that invitation and find the gift within it.
Today’s post is a from my own life of finding the gold even in facing the smaller challenges of everyday, messy life as an illustration of how this can work. It is not necessary to wait for major brokenness before seeking the gold of healing. It’s available even in the small healings of life, if we seek it.
There is nothing wrong with you for feeling pain or grief or anger. Pain is a normal part of life. Shaming yourself for experiencing it doesn’t help; it just interferes with healing.
Our default storylines are often unconscious patterns that we keep re-enacting with big consequences for our lives. Have you investigated your default stories? Do you even know what they are? Here’s an example of one of mine that I recently uncovered and how I plan to alter it in the future.