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Simple Japanese Kintsugi Gold Repair Technique Class near Shin Koenji

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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.

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  • 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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Learn the basics of kintsugi and make simple repairs to a broken piece of pottery. At the end of the class, you get to keep your own work of art. Keep it as a souvenir of your trip to Japan, or present it as a gift to a friend or loved one.
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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 After completing the final touches and a little time to dry, your completed work will be ready to take home with you.
  • 12:00 Experience Ends at Kuge Crafts
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Restriction(s)
    • 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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  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 54.90
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(55 reviews)
Pick-up Not available
Duration 2 hour(s)
Availability Sun, Wed, Thu, Sat

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Both instructors gave detailed information and provided visual details on the products used. The class was well organized and relaxing. Tasty snacks were provided and I appreciated their sincerity and...more
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Yoshiichiro and Yoshiko Kuge are the best people that you would want to meet and learn from. The are very friendly and definitely lovely. They have been doing pottery for more than 50 years and pra...more
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Simple Japanese Kintsugi Gold Repair Technique Class near Shin Koenji