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 […]
Book Review: Three Well-known English Kintsugi Books
As a Japanese kintsugi-girl, I read the three popular English kintsugi books and write reviews about them! Kintsugi Wellness: The Japanese Art of Nourishing Mind, Body, and Spirit Author: Candice Kumai Concept of this book: Kintsugi x wellness This book combines the authors heartbroken stories and wellness tips by showing many Japanese recipes. The interest […]
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. […]
Kintsugi? | History and techniques that you may not have known.
Hi! This is Yuki. I am an instructor of kintsugi at Tokyo Kintsugi Workshop TSUGUTSUGU. Kintsugi is becoming popular right now, but do you know the history behind the art? I think people tend to think that the art has been around for a long time, but – chances are – not many people know […]
Why does Kintsugi have a healing effect?
Kintsugi has a psychological effect that heals the human mind. Then, what kind of effect does Kintsugi have? Today, let’s talk about the psychological characteristics of Kintsugi. The effect of Kintsugi on the human mind Kintsugi has characteristics such as a special form of modeling activity and a low flexibility. What is the modeling activity? […]