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How Kintsugi helped my start in making Jewellery

Unknown to me at the time, I was practicing the ancient (15th century) Japanese art of Kintsugi where broken items are repaired with gold glue to make them more beautiful. For me it was recovering hand-turned bowls that had cracked during the long natural drying process, cracks that I felt were part of their story and should be seen, even celebrated.

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