This is our collaboration workshop to learn the history and chemistory of tea whilst learning the Japanese art of Kintsugi as an introdution.
The history of Kintsugi art dates back to the 14th century when Tea ceremony began to spread in Japan to repair the precious tea set. I will tell you more about it during the workshop.
In this session, you will learn the Art Kintsugi technique following the methods of ancient Kintsugi using alternative materials to complete the whole process within the class and take a piece of your own Kintsugi art with you.
– Art Kintsugi method will use syntheticc materials as alternative to antient ingredients.
– We will be working on ceramic piece each which I prepare for the workshop.
(If you wish to repair your own item, please book a private session)
– Workshop is suitable for above 18 years old
– Not suitable for pregnant person
Please contact us for any questions.
We look forward to seeing you
New dates coming soon.
Location: Ms. Cattea Potts Point (NSW)
Tea and refreshment (home cooked by Ms.Cattea)
Please click here for your booking.
What is Kintsugi?
Kintsugi is the century-old Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with Japanese lacquer (Urushi) dusted with powdered gold giving a new life to when otherwise items would be thrown away. In recent years this craftsmanship has been regarded as an important traditional art to influence on Modern art around the world.
Kintsugi express Wabi-Sabi philosophy, an embracing of imperfection, whilst appreciating artefact’s history and personal memories. Instead of disguising the damages and bringing them to the original state, Kintsugi emphasises the defects with gold, symbolises lif