It's All About Tea — kintsugi
Posted by Path of Cha on
Whenever we are faced with the harsh reality of our favorite teapot that we painstakingly brought back from Japan breaking, we must ask ourselves the following question:
"Out with the old" or do I try repairing it?
For many merely throwing it away is not an option. Especially if the piece of teaware has a lot of meaning to us or if we just recently acquired it.
A quick search online and you will see kintsugi as the number one suggested method of repairing pottery. But is it really worth it? (Read more)
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