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Kintsugi Repair Kit (a.k.a. Kintsukuroi)


Kintsugi Repair Kit (a.k.a. Kintsukuroi)

Product #: A0345
Price: ¥9,460 / CNY432
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Disclaimer: We cannot be responsible or liable for any damage, injury or health problems that may result or arise from your use of urushi related products and any information obtained from us. Please enjoy the kit at your own risk.



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Kintsugi (or Kintsukuroi) is the Japanese art of using lacquer, mixed with silver, gold, or metalic powders to repair broken pottery/porcelain. The philosophy behind this technique is to treat the repair as part of the object’s history as opposed to treating the repair as something to hide as if it never happened.

You will repair in a traditional method using real urushi lacquers, without any artificial materials. 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.

Contents: Urushi Lacquers x2, Paint Brush x1, Powder Removal Brush x1, 0.3 g Genuine Matte Silver Powder <SEASONAL OFFER!> Alternative Gold Powder x10g, Natural Pearl Powder x10g, Plastic Spatula, Bamboo Spatula, Pure Silk Cotton, Small Plate, Rubber Glove (Medium), Tonoko Powder, Water Resistant Sand Paper, Easy English Manual. 

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. Urushi contains a compound that can cause a reaction similar to poison ivy, so please take necessary measures to protect yourself.

NOTE: Wheat flour and Turpentine Oil included in our Kintsugi Repair Kit are prohibited from export from Japan (Turpentine oil shipping is prohibited to the outside MAINLAND Japan) therefore we cannot ship abroad.

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