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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, Fri, 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
Notes
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.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • 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 56.09
USD 56.09

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(4.92/5.00) 4.92 / 5
(65 reviews)
Pick-up Not available
Duration 2 hour(s)
Availability Sun, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

This was a thoughtful and well planned guide to kintsugi. From a delicious treat to begin, to the history of the patterns of our chosen cups, to a guided experience of kintsugi. We took home our repai...more
by: Pam
A very short intro into the craft of kintsuge, but enough in two hours to give you a feel for the. materials and process involved. I left with enough confidence to attempt some simple repairs myself, ...more
by: Ami Dudley
This was a wonderful class .we enjoyed it thouroughly and will be going back for more .The teachers were so patient ,helpful and kind They were great hosts and gave clear instructions during and after...more
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Simple Japanese Kintsugi Gold Repair Technique Class near Shin Koenji