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My Wish for New Horse Year [2014] – 平成二十六年(午年)

My new horse year 2014 is starting off rather slow with a bad flu I got in London just before Christmas. I made my flu worse as I worked in the woods trying to finish my latest kiln project. I … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of the Moon – 茶碗「闇月」yami-no-tsuki

A couple of emails came asking me to make my pots with Kintsugi features. Hello, I have just discovered kintsugi and am fascinated! My husband and I have been through some rough times lately and I wanted to buy him … Continue reading

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Kintsugi 金継ぎ : Restoring Broken Pottery

I often have received e-mails with questions not only about Anagama but also about Kintsugi (gold lacquer restoration). Many Kintsugi questions came from the States. I made a new German friend with the same interest in Kintsugi this month. I … Continue reading

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Reincarnation of Sake Cup

Kintsugi is one of the most popular restoration methods for broken ceramics in Japan.  It is basically done with raw lacquer and very fine gold powder.  I learnt this skills when I was reading Japanese literature at the Meiji University in Tokyo.  Please … Continue reading

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