Introduction to the basics of the kintsugi technique

kintsugi reihe

Day seminar

The aim of the course is to deal with the key aspects of Kintsugi. Materials, equipment, devices and tools that are used are presented in a theoretical introduction. Practical demonstrations follow. Production of Urushi adhesives for porous ceramics and porcelain / stoneware; Gluing fragments; Completion of missing areas; Preparation and implementation of the gold scatter technique.
Following the demonstrations, the seminar participants will have the opportunity to bond ceramics themselves and to apply the gold scattering technique, using quick-drying substitute materials and bronze powder.

  • Introductory lecture

  • Mixture of urushi adhesives for porous ceramics and porcelain / stoneware

  • Bonding fragments

  • Completion of missing areas

  • Preparation and implementation of the scatter gold technique

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Training location

Schulungswerkstatt für Restaurierung
Stefan Drescher,
Querstr. 1,
Ortsteil Niederjahna bei Meißen,
01665 Käbschütztal / Germany


Dipl.-Ing.(FH) Restaurator Stefan Drescher
Free lecturer
over 40 years of professional experience
Technology of pottery and restoration