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Story and demonstration of Kintsugi

Story and demonstration of Kintsugi

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

Shitsugeisha Heiando (https://shitsugeisya.jimdo.com) is lacquer restoration artist, Mr. Hiroki Kiyokawa's atelier and shop. He has been involved with the restoration of culture properties from shrines and temples for over 40 years. Nao- Assistant Manager of Heiando, after she graduate an art university, she works for Mr. Kiyokawa for one year and half, and now she is in charge of Kintsugi…
Nao & Akari
Nao & Akari
Nao & Akari
Nao & Akari

What we’ll do

"Kingsugi" (joining with gold) is an ancient traditional technique of restoring cracks and chips in pottery with "urushi" (Japanese natural lacquer). Ceramics are made from mountain soil, a natural material, and similarly, the restoration process uses urushi collected from nature trees. With the addition of ingredients such as gold powder, a new beauty is born. Each piece involves from 6 to 10…

What else you should know

People who experience an allergic skin reaction are not suited to working wih urushi (Japanese natural laqure), and better not to take this experience.

What I’ll provide

Drinks
tea or coffee
Equipment
All the tools for Kintsugi, also souvinior (You can draw urushi on a broken piece, the sprinkle on gold powder.)
Nao & Akari
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₹10,771 per person
₹10,771 per person