If it’s broken, fix it beautifully. That’s the concept behind kintsugi, the time-honoured Japanese craft that makes an art form out of mending broken ceramics with painted gold.
As a connoisseur of finding beauty everywhere, the House of Ruinart has partnered with Yuka O’Shannessy of Public Record for the Ruinart Art of the Glass Kintsugi Workshop on Saturday 31st July.
Hosted at Saxon + Parole’s private mezzanine space, guests will learn the ancient art of making ceramics whole again with lacquer dusted with a warm golden brass powder. A celebration of the Wabi-sabi aesthetic, appreciating perfectly imperfect forms, the finished pieces will be more beautiful than when they were new.
With no previous kintsugi experience required, this is a supportive environment to find your flair for creativity with friends. Yuka will be there for guided support, over two separate workshops on the same day, designed to be intimate and elegant.
While you create beauty anew, delight in the fresh and vibrant notes of Ruinart’s Blanc de Blancs, Rosé or R de Ruinart, with a selection of delicious dishes from Saxon + Parole.
As the first established House of Champagne, in 1729, Ruinart has mastered the art de vivre over three centuries. In 2021, its vision extends to sustainability as they support an emerging generation of creative talents for future success. As such, the Ruinart Art of the Glass programme champions local tastemakers over a tulip of Champagne.
The limited tickets are $135 + booking fee per person, which includes a broken ceramic to create your own kintsugi piece, a flute of Ruinart Blanc de Blancs — the signature cuvée of the House, alongside a delectable array of dishes from Saxon + Parole. Click here to find tickets.
Ruinart Art of the Glass Kintsugi Workshops with Yuka O’Shannessy of Public Record
Saturday 31st July
Two workshop time options: 12pm – 2pm or 3.30pm – 5.30pm