Kintsugi: The Wabi Sabi Art of Japanese Ceramic Repair

Mochinaga, Kaori
Kintsugi: The Wabi Sabi Art of Japanese Ceramic Repair

Kintsugi: The Wabi Sabi Art of Japanese Ceramic Repair

Mochinaga, Kaori

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When your favourite cup is broken, kitsugi can bring new life. Instead of lamenting the breakage embrace and love the opportunity to create something new and beautiful through mending. This is the appeal of kintsugi.

Kintsugi is the mindful Japanese art of repairing broken ceramics and glassware by appreciating the cracks and chips as design elements - bringing new life to cherished items. Kintsugi:The Wabi Sabi Art of Japanese Ceramic Repair shares traditional methods you can practice in your own home. Step-by-step lessons in repairs suited to every level of experiences - filling cracks to completely rebuilding and finishing a broken piece - fill the pages of this in-depth yet unintimidating guide.

Ceramics and lacquer guru Kaori Mochinaga offers a complete course in using urushi lacquer and metallic powder in the traditional Japanese way. Your broken piece soon becomes whole again, and more meaningful than ever before.

From assessing the damages and selecting the repair methods, to applying the finishing touches, you'll learn all the essential kintsugi techniques, including:



How to seal a fine crack or repair a chipped rim
Techniques for rebuilding a shard, restoring a handle, even reconstructing a multi-shard piece
And much more - and all of it with the use of non-toxic lacquers and powders

Author:   Mochinaga, Kaori
Publisher:   Tuttle Publishing
ISBN:  

9784805317211


Pages:   128
Publication Date:   01 April 2023
Bind Format:   Paperback
Availability:  
This item is in stock and will be dispatched immediately.

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When your favourite cup is broken, kitsugi can bring new life. Instead of lamenting the breakage embrace and love the opportunity to create something new and beautiful through mending. This is the appeal of kintsugi.

Kintsugi is the mindful Japanese art of repairing broken ceramics and glassware by appreciating the cracks and chips as design elements - bringing new life to cherished items. Kintsugi:The Wabi Sabi Art of Japanese Ceramic Repair shares traditional methods you can practice in your own home. Step-by-step lessons in repairs suited to every level of experiences - filling cracks to completely rebuilding and finishing a broken piece - fill the pages of this in-depth yet unintimidating guide.

Ceramics and lacquer guru Kaori Mochinaga offers a complete course in using urushi lacquer and metallic powder in the traditional Japanese way. Your broken piece soon becomes whole again, and more meaningful than ever before.

From assessing the damages and selecting the repair methods, to applying the finishing touches, you'll learn all the essential kintsugi techniques, including:



How to seal a fine crack or repair a chipped rim
Techniques for rebuilding a shard, restoring a handle, even reconstructing a multi-shard piece
And much more - and all of it with the use of non-toxic lacquers and powders

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Author:   Mochinaga, Kaori
Publisher:   Tuttle Publishing
ISBN:  

9784805317211


Pages:   128
Publication Date:   01 April 2023
Bind Format:   Paperback
Availability:  
This item is in stock and will be dispatched immediately.
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