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the beauty of broken crockery


You might want to think twice before ditching that chipped mug or broken plate once you cast your eyes on Design Casa’s perfectly imperfect china. The brand’s crockery is so beautiful, we’re considering smashing our own just so we can put it back together in new ways. Repairing broken pottery with gold and silver is a centuries-old Japanese technique called kintsugi. Rather than trying to disguise an object’s flaws, kintsugi treats cracks and dents as part of a piece’s ongoing story (a poetic philosophy that also happens to be pretty sustainable by today’s standards). If you fancy acquiring one of these lovely wares, head to Design Casa. You can also pick up a kintsugi repair kit from Made of Australia if you feel like taking the DIY route.