At the same time, the skilled craftsman Wabi Sabi is empowered by the King to repair the imperfections of the vast inhabitants. Their defects will no longer be considered a sign of shame and isolation, but a symbol of courage and values.
The names of the characters in the story are made of compound words meant to describe the heroes. Some of them are noteworthy: Takumi, The King is open-minded, truthful, loving and concerned for the good of others.
Wabi Sabi, the Master Craftsman, is wise, talented and respected in the kingdom. Through his art and talent, he manages to highlight the beauty and the value of the vessel.
Amatera is a great woman whose presence brings joy and happiness to those around her.
The art of gluing cracked, chipped or broken vessel with a gold thread is known in Japan as Kintsugi.
In this story this ancient art form receives a practical application from which both children and adults can learn: regardless of physical appearance or personal failures that have created emotional wounds, performance or talents, everyone is precious and valuable exactly the way we are and loved by the Giver of Life.