Kintsugi is the beautiful Japanese art of repairing broken ceramics with gold. This workshop will involve learning some traditional and modern skills of repairing ceramics.

Kintsugi Masterclass – Tuesday 21st June 2022



This is a wonderful metaphor for life. The cracks and our experiences in life make us stronger, unique and beautiful.

Kintsugi Masterclass – Tuesday 21st June 2022

Book now for Pippa’s Kintsugi Masterclass – The course will take place in The Studio at The Dove Valley Centre, a rural retreat in the heart of the Peak District National Park. We will start at 10.00 am and finish at 3.00 pm.

This full-day workshop will involve learning the traditional and modern skills of repairing ceramics. The session will start with using handmade marbled paper, 24k gold leaf, and gold thread as we learn about this ancient traditional art. We will then work with a variety of pots which will be lovingly repaired using various lacquers and gold metal powder. Each piece restored will be unique and beautiful.

The Kintsugi Masterclass package costs £180 per person and includes :

  • Beautiful handcrafted ceramics to work with
  • All craft materials and packaging for your finished piece
  • Tea, coffee & fruit juice on arrival
  • Mid-morning break with tea, coffee & mini pastries
  • Two-course lunch and cake
  • Mid-afternoon break including tea, coffee & biscuits
  • WIFI
  • Complimentary parking

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Pippa’s Kintsugi artwork is featured in issue 42 of the internationally renowned UPPERCASE magazine.

Kintsugi is part of the Japanese tradition of wabi-sabi, an appreciation of the perfectly imperfect things in life. Each course is held in a beautiful and calming environment, and includes some delicious treats!


In this wabi-sabi inspired class you will work with real gold to repair stunning ceramic pieces that you can take home as treasured momentos at the end of the day.”