Kintsugi (Japanese: golden repair) Defined as "to repair with gold", is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold,.and understanding the piece is more beautiful for having been broken
"The large wood fan above the fireplace is by artist Christopher Hewat. It is the first significant piece of art I bought for myself. The black lampshades are from Oriental Lampshade Company. The staff is the nicest and most helpful, and they actually had black lampshades in stock! Just try finding one, let alone a pair. The black lamp bases are from David Stypmann, where I have always found fantastic things."