"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places" - Ernest Hemingway
These bowls measure about 6 inches in diameter and are made of clear glass with 24k gold enamel. Made as perfect circles these pieces are broken then "glued" back together with heat and enamel.
Kintsugi means "golden joinery". It is both a technique for repair and a philosophy. As both a practice and a way of thinking it holds that when things get broken they can be repaired in a way that honors the cracks and the object can become useful again and beautiful in a new and different way.