Concerned about handling urushi lacquers? Check out our new arrival:
This kit comes with normal urushi lacquers (without low allergenic treatments).
Kintsugi (also known as Kintsukuroi) literally translates as "golden joinery." Fixing prized and valuable pottery/china is nothing short of an art form in Japan, and the Kintsugi Repair Kit has everything that you need to fix broken pottery/china. The technique used a strong lacquer resin that has been sprinkled with powered gold.
You will repair in a traditional method using real urushi lacquers, without any artificial materials.
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With the Kintsugi Repair Kit, it is possible to effectively repair damaged pottery/porcelains. The resulting repaired pottery will be both visually appealing and durable as well. The Japanese have been using lacquering techniques for approximately 9,000 years, and this skill and art form is still valued to this day. Try it for yourself, and you will discover that Kintsugi can be both relaxing and rewarding. With this kit, you can repair dozens of broken potteries/china!
Now with our easy-to-read English instruction manual, anyone can make beautiful kintsugi-art!
There are 2 types of Gold Powders included: Alternative Gold Powders and Natural Pearl Gold Powders.
They are different gold colors, you can choose which to use depends on your object's color.
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Click the image for full content's list. English manual includes a care and handling of Urushi.
Caution: Urushi lacquer is actually the sap of a tree that grows in East Asia. It is a natural substance that forms a clear, hard and waterproof surface when dried properly. Although Urushi contains a compound that can cause a reaction similar to poison ivy, proper handling (gloves and long-sleeve shirt), and working in a well-ventilated area will prevent an allergic reaction. Urushi is a natural material and does not contain toxic chemical additives.
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