Carved Citrine Chick Emerging from an Agate Geode Egg By Manfred Wild, Idar-Oberstein, Germany. The chick, carved from a single specimen of bright yellow gem-quality citrine, set with sapphire cabochon eyes; emerging from a natural agate geode.
金継ぎのくらわんか茶碗 Kintsukuroi or kintsugi is the art of healing broken pottery with lacquer and silver or gold. The philosophy behind this reparation is that something should not be discarded just because it is broken. It is in fact more beautiful for having been broken.