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Art Key 2: Altered Perceptions

Kintsugi-The Japanese Art of Honoring Brokenness in People and Things

Kintsugi is a 500-year old Japanese tradition of taking a broken object and restoring it by filling in its cracks with gold. What better way to kick off our look at Enchanted Key #2-Altered Perceptions? Kintsugi means “golden joinery,” referring to the method of restoration. The veins of gold run across a broken piece of pottery.