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⚑ May 11, 2015

Boro Boro Boro ✁...

An example of my new mending technique, based on boro.

An example of my new mending technique, based on boro.

I think this might be one of the big secrets of life: mending things with an eye to preserving their broken parts. And not just preserving … no. Embellishing, showcasing, celebrating the links that broke under pressure and, rather than covering them up or throwing them away, this mending technique uses them to weave a new story. It’s very liberating and life-affirming. πŸ”

A bowl mended with gold.

A bowl mended with gold.