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Kintsugi repair (golden joinery) is a Japanese art form in which breaks and repairs are treated as part of the object's history. Broken ceramics are carefully mended with a Japanese Urushi lacquer mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum.
- You'll get to repair broken ceramics using Japanese Urushi lacquer
- Each step is taught by a Japanese artisan and will be interpreted in English on the spot
- Kintsugi materials will be supplied by us
- Feel free to ask any questions in English
- A tasty Japanese tea and mini-cake will be served
Our studio in central Tokyo (the exact location will be given to you after the booking).
**In addition to the monthly workshop, a private class will be considered on Tuesdays OR Fridays.
(Minimum 2 students or more. We DO NOT match you with other group. If you are a solo student who is willing to pay for 2 persons, your booking is acceptable.)
**WE RECEIVE MANY INQUIRES FROM ABROAD, PLEASE ALLOW 36 HOURS FOR OUR REPLY please.
You will be asked to sign a Waiver of Liability Form prior to the start of your first lesson, as we cannot be responsible or liable for any damage, injury, or health problems that may result from your use of Urushi or Urushi-related products.
What you need to bring
*Must wear a long sleeve shirt as some Urushi lacquer may come into contact with your clothing!
If you have your own broken ceramic, please bring it.
Make sure that your item is small, as it will have to travel with you the entire trip. Alternatively, we will prepare a broken plate for you.
- English (Fluent)
- 日本語 (Fluent)
Hello! We, Mejiro Co., proudly offer a wide range of exclusive Japanese products (specifically musical instruments and Urushi lacquer items).
Our store is distinctive in that we sell authentic, high-quality Japanese goods that are truly unique to the culture. We are unique in that we have full-time bilingual staff who can answer questions by email, phone, or directly in our store. In this way, we are set apart from many other Japanese retailers who have English websites but no actual English speakers on staff.
Hoping to see you soon!
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