Kintsukuroi is a Japanese technique of the fifteenth century. Consists mainly repairing ceramic objects, joining the broken parts with gold lacquer, silver or platinum. Consequently, the piece became unique by showing the beauty of its wounds.

The artist Rachel Sussman does this in her project called Sidewalk Kintsukuroi. Intervenes for example, in streets, sidewalks or walls of the city of New York.

Kintsukuroi technique

The curious and beautiful thing about all this is to see how many mediocre or bland pieces, after being repaired with this technique, turn into beautiful collectors' pieces.