When the Japanese mend broken objects, they fill them in with gold. They believe when something's suffered damage and has a history, it becomes more beautiful. It's time we rethink our philosophy on aging.
Bernardaud L'Art de la Table Kintsugi by Sarkis Coupe -Kintsugi—the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with gold. The idea behind it is that the piece becomes more beautiful and valuable because it has been broken and has a history.