About meI write about Japanese ceramics, Japanese antiques and Japan. I have been making and selling ceramics and antiques full time in Japan since 1994. Read more here
Tag Archives: kintsugi
This video shows the first step in repairing blistered glaze, For more on this technique see http://www.kintugi.com/
Here is my newest piece. It is a wood fired kohiki piece with gold leaf over red lacquer.
I have added gold leaf to this bowl, under the leaf is Japanese made lacquer. I like the dreamy quality of it.
I fired this cup a long time ago, maybe 10 years or so. It broke and I decided to do some restoration work where there were missing pieces and use silver as the covering metal. I like the look now … Continue reading
I just got this new book. It is on repairing ceramics and lacquer using lacquer and gold. I went to an antiques dealer that gives a class on this topic and found out it costs a minimum of 60,000 yen … Continue reading