Kintsugi anyone?

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Looking to repair two plates with the Japanese technique and philosophy of Kintsugi. Does anyone have experience or a place that practices it?
 

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ok, i bite, photos, please ....

that is curiosity....kintsugi ???

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These are the plates I broke by putting them in checked-in luggage. Another 10 survived intact. I was about to do the crazy glue when my artist friend said kintsugi is the way to go. The object becomes even more valuable than before broken. What if we could apply kintsugi to E9a, which in a sense Don, Paul Cain, and yourself are doing...
 

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These are the plates I broke by putting them in checked-in luggage. Another 10 survived intact. I was about to do the crazy glue when my artist friend said kintsugi is the way to go. The object becomes even more valuable than before broken. What if we could apply kintsugi to E9a, which in a sense Don, Paul Cain, and yourself are doing...

maybe, but in that case I would go for 2component epoxy glue, such as araldit, or ceys…I always use them with pottery
you must be very careful, and remove excess when is half cured, as it might be first transparent and then it gets yellow

found an American brand gorilla to have the most transparent one

pottery is simple to glue and very rewarding as result

not kinsugi but good enough

i will not use superglue

p.s. Thanks for the kinsugi tip I will consider in my toolbox of solutions when material is missing, i.e. using aluminium or bronze powder
 

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Kintsugi work is back, I love it. Definitely nicer than before...
I can PM the name of the artist that did the work if interested.
 

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I have an architect friend who did that with some floor tiles in his studio. It's a lot more work than it seems! One has to basically grind down one or both sides of the fracture to make room for the seam.
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