You can hardly see the mend.

Some repairs for you . . .
mended plate, mended plate

mended plate stapled, mended plate stapled

riveted porcelain, riveted porcelain

mended wooden bowl, mended wooden bowl

broken glued bowl, broken glued bowl

bowl with rivets, bowl with rivets

jug with rivets, jug with rivets
If you'd like attribute this post some kind of metaphorical meaning as we approach Valentines day please feel free.