kintsugi

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From Japanese 金継ぎ (kintsugi, literally golden joinery).

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kintsugi (uncountable)

  1. The Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold or similar material, highlighting the cracks instead of disguising them.
    • 2015 September 16, Patrick Healy, “For Christopher Shinn, Confronting Death Brings a New Play to Life”, in New York Times[1]:
      In rehearsals here the director, Oliver Butler, has brought up kintsugi, the Japanese art of repairing broken objects with powdered gold or other colors to accentuate the cracks.

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Noun[edit]

kintsugi m (uncountable)

  1. kintsugi