kintsukuroi ~ “to repair with gold”; the art of repairing pottery with gold or silver lacquer and understanding that the piece is more beautiful for having been broken I think this just became my favorite word.
Kintsugi urbain : Rachel Sussman répare les Routes avec de l'Or
Kintsugi or kintsukuroi is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery, lacquerware, or glass with gold. Artisans who practice this technique see "breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise.
Bernardaud L'Art de la Table Kintsugi by Sarkis Coupe -Kintsugi—the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with gold. The idea behind it is that the piece becomes more beautiful and valuable because it has been broken and has a history.