Simple Japanese Kintsugi Gold Repair Technique Class near Shin Koenji

A bowl repaired by kintsugi, using gold powder

Try the traditional techniques of Kintsugi

Kintsugi is the Japanese art of fixing broken pottery using lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold. Create beauty out of breakages, and enjoy a truly unique work of art.

  • A bowl repaired by kintsugi, using gold powder
  • One of a kind gold lines in a bowl
  • A kintsugi repaired edge on a bowl
  • Gold spots show kintsugi repairs on porcelain
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Fix your own pottery, or create an entirely new object through this elegant form of 'gold repair', where the lines of gold celebrate the history of the object!
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  • Duration: 2 hour(s)
  • Available: Sun, Wed, Thu, Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Kintsugi experience fee / Material fees / Coffee and Sweets
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Starting time: 10:00 14:00 19:00
Starting time: 10:00 14:00 19:00
  • 10:00 Meet at Kuge Crafts
  • 10:00 Kintsugi Experience
    A bowl repaired by kintsugi, using gold powder Learn and practice the basics of Kintsugi on one chipped pottery item. First, smooth out the area then carefully apply the golden powder and lacquer to make the pottery shine again!
  • Coffee Break
    20150704054646_2093437391_9 While you wait for the first coat of lacquer to dry, enjoy a cup of coffee and some tasty sweets!
  • Finishing Touches
    One of a kind gold lines in a bowl Your completed work will take about a day to completely dry. You can come back and pick it up the next day or whenever is more convenient for you.
  • 12:00 Experience Ends at Kuge Crafts
    • Children 11 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Additional Note(s)
    • The Kintsugi repairs take about one day to set. Please either return to pick up your item or arrange to have it shipped to you.
    • You will use a small cup, plate or other pottery item to learn the technique during class.
    • The owner can speak very basic English. Knowledge of Japanese would be helpful, but is not necessary.
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    • You can book a maximum of 4.
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  • There are no cancellation fees charged, but we ask that you cancel promptly if you need to.
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(5.00/5.00) 5.00 / 5
(12 reviews)
Pick-up Not available
Duration 2 hour(s)
Availability Sun, Wed, Thu, Sat


by: Jason
I went here with my girlfriend and we thoroughly enjoyed the session. Yoshiichiro and Yoshiko were gracious hosts. I loved the coffee, apple tea and fruitcake that Mrs Kuge prepared as well.
by: Katie
The hosts Yoshiko and Yoshiichiro, were warm, welcoming and friendly on arrival. The class had a relaxed atmosphere and they were extremely knowledgeable teachers. Limited English language though smil...more
by: Colin
Amazing time at Kuge Krafts with the so kind and generous Kuge couple. Very intimate studio surrounded by pottery and perfect coffee and cake waiting for us upon arrival set the atmosphere. Excellent ...more
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