Kintsugi Beginner's Class with Gen Saratani at MaKaRi



Kintsugi Beginner’s Class with Gen Saratani at MaKaRi

This beginner’s course in Kintsugi (金継ぎ, きんつぎ, “golden joinery”) or Kintsukuroi (金繕い, きんつくろい, “golden repair”), is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum, a method similar to the maki-e technique. Gen Saratani, a New York-based Japanese lacquer restorer and artist, will instruct classes at MaKaRi, which will be held on three Tuesdays in June (6, 13, 20) from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Joining in all three courses is recommended.

MaKaRi – 97 Third Avenue (between 12th 13th Streets)
Fee: $240 (includes Kintsugi kit)
Check or cash for the full amount accepted on the first day of class.
Limit of 6 students allowed per class

For more information, please visit MaKaRi’s website.

Tea Bowl repaired using Kinstugi, by Gen Saratani |Photo Courtesy of
Large Plate (12in.) repaired using Kinstugi by Gen Saratani | Photo Courtesy of