Australian TV interview – Similarities between Paralympic and Kintsugi
Hi everyone! Tokyo Paralympic is now open! A few days before the Tokyo Paralympic opening ceremony, Tokyo Kintsugi Workshop TSUGU TSUGU received a phone call from Australian news TV!! Σ(ﾟДﾟ) Today, I’m gonna talk about what happened to us and how the interview went 🙂 About the TV Program The TV Program is called “7 […]
Can I repair my bowl which was broken into 21 pieces?
Hi everyone! It is now summer in Japan and it is actually the best season for kintsugi lovers. Japanese summer is known for being very hot and very humid, which creates the perfect conditions for urushi lacquer to harden quickly. 🙂 Today I’m gonna talk about my experience repairing a bowl broken into 21 pieces. […]
The National Kintsugi Awareness Survey 2021!
Awareness of Kintsugi has risen to over 50% Awareness of Kintsugi has risen to over 50% with more people spending time at home and with the growing recognition of SDGs! Presenting to you the National Kintsugi Awareness Survey 2021! Kintsugi was only scarcely known a year ago. Let us share our findings on how this […]
Traditional Kintsugi vs Modern Kintsugi
Hi everyone! Assuming that you already know or heard “kintsugi”, I’m gonna tell you the difference between traditional kintsugi and modern kintsugi 🙂 I hope you can choose one knowing with deep understanding 😀 What’s real kintsugi and how modern kintsugi was born? It’s told that kintsugi started in Muromachi era (around the 15th century). […]
Upcycle Project for Broken Ceramics
What would you do if your favorite plate breaks? Throw it away? Do you have any broken/chipped/cracked ceramics at home? (or in your restaurants or cafe if you own?) We are collecting broken ceramics or glasses which can be used longer if we repair! We believe this is called “Up-cycle” rather than “Re-cycle” because kintsugi […]