WONDER #2448: Can Breaking Something Make it More Valuable?
Question 1 of 3
What was the main idea of this Wonder?
- Kintsugi has been practiced since the 15th Century.
- People should never throw broken things away.
- Kintsugi is a Japanese method of mending broken items using gold.
- Kintsugi takes a long time.
Question 2 of 3
In Japanese, kintsugi means ____________________.
- golden joinery
- golden path
- glued together
Question 3 of 3
According to legend, what was the first broken item repaired with kintsugi?
- A coffee mug
- A glass vase
- A ceramic doll
- A tea bowl
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