KintsugiArteCeramica

Kintsugi, the art of making fragility unique

Biella, Piedmont | 93 Sales

KintsugiArteCeramica

Kintsugi, the art of making fragility unique

Biella, Piedmont 93 Sales On Etsy since 2017

5 out of 5 stars (7)

Announcement   I am a Kintsugi Artist, I practise the originale Japanese tecnique, urushi lacquer and gold powder.
Let's take a look at my works

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Last updated on Dec 16, 2017

I am a Kintsugi Artist, I practise the originale Japanese tecnique, urushi lacquer and gold powder.
Let's take a look at my works

Chiara Lorenzetti

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Chiara Lorenzetti

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Lacca rossa kintsugi. Quando la strada per arrivare è bella quanto la meta stessa.

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Kintsugi, the art of making fragility unique.

I love art since ever, I love beauty and harmony. I am curious about stories which are told or still to discover.
I am Chiara Lorenzetti, a restorer of ceramics and antique dolls in Biella, Piedmont, Italy. Since 26 years I manage a small laboratory, previously overlooking the Cervo stream, now in front of a huge scarlet maple. I welcome the clients and listen to the stories of the object they bring to me for restoration, often lasting memories.
I almost casually met the beauty of the Kintsugi art and immediately fell in love with it. At first I studied the technique, the materials and its use; then, understanding the symbolic value of the technique, I studied the history, the Zen philosophy, the tea ceremony, the ceramic and the art that develops around it. Thence, I wrote an essay, purchasable on Amazon, “Kintsugi, l'arte di riparare con l'oro”.
As a restorer, I immediately tried to respect the traditional standard of the Japanese Kintsugi art, deciding from the very beginning to discard the use of the modern Western version with epoxy resin and glitter. Therefore, I use urushi lacquer mixed with tomoko and real gold dust, gold dust imitation and silver dust.
I began to work on objects brought to me by clients, but soon I felt the need to create a personal series of ceramics, which I called “Imperfetti”.
I search for Japanese ceramics or ceramics made by Italian artists, if possible damaged, broken, imperfect. On them, I create a breakage with a hammer, an intentional and guided breakage: in my mind I imagine the cracks and the lines that will appear. Every breakage is not a destruction, but a creation, and its imperfection will live a new, unique and golden perfection.

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    Welcome to my store. I am Chiara Lorenzetti, a ceramic and doll restorer. From restorer to artist: I begin with ceramic objects, made by ceramist artists, and create Kintsugi artworks. My website www.chiaraarte.it www.kintsugi.chiaraarte.it

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Last updated on May 22, 2018
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Chiara Lorenzetti
Via Novellino 16
16
BIELLA, BI 13900
Italia