Do You Know Kintsugi? - A Japanese Art Of Repairing

I wonder where else this philosophy could be applied.

Kintsugi (金継ぎ?) (Japanese: golden joinery) or Kintsukuroi (金繕い?) (Japanese: golden repair) [1] is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum, a method similar to the maki-e technique. As a philosophy, it treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise.’

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Lukas Wegwerth – who is also an Open Structures Designer – has a similar approach. He grows crystals on pottery to fix it. He uses the same crystal growing sets you can by in toy stores for kids.