Say that you were to see something was broken, such as a bold or a glass. 

You love that item, and you know that it means so much to you. Without it, you will genuinely feel a sentimental hole in your life forming; it is a key item. 

Whether it’s a family heirloom or a memento of a time in your life that you look back on with fondness, losing that item is not an option. 

What, though, can you do?

You could pick up the old Japanese art of Kintsugi.