Looking for a totally different experience? Then why not try a kintsugi class in Tokyo? Kintsugi is the revered Japanese art of repairing old pottery. In this one-hour kintsugi workshop, you’ll learn the delicate art of gold repair, and create your own unique souvenir to take home. You’ll even dress in samue, a loose fitting top and bottom set that is traditionally worn by craftsmen.Minato Ward, Tokyo
1-hour lessons. 1 p.m. on weekdays, 11 a.m. on weekends. Closed on National Holidays.
- Take a traditional kintsugi class in the heart of Tokyo.
- Maximum class size of five people guarantees an intimate and personal experience.
- Create your own unique souvenir kintsugi plate.
- Wear a traditional samue outfit.
This kintsugi experience in Tokyo is perfectly suited for beginners. All the equipment you need is provided — including a broken plate! Then the kintsugi experience really begins as you carefully use lacquer and powdered gold to repair the plate. The small group size means you’ll get the instructor’s full attention and have a personal experience. Another thing worth noting is that the venue is both wheelchair and stroller accessible.
NOTE: The minimum booking number is two adults. Also, the studio does not allow you to bring your own broken ceramics.