Picture of Diamond Ring Mug

Diamond Ring Mug

Bring on the bling with this gem of a mug. They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend and now so can this mug!

For best results, please read all instructions before beginning project. Refer to photo for color and design placement.

 

  1. Wipe mug with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Sketch a large diamond in proportion to the ring handle on mug. Refer to photo for reference.
  3. Dilute some Bright Sapphire and use Liner brush to paint diamond (refer to photo).  Outline with a little diluted Black. Let dry.
  4. Place on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06.
  5. Roll some Pure Brilliance to inside mug, then brush two coats to remainder of mug including base. Let dry.
  6. Stilt and re-fire to cone 06.
  7. Use fine Liner brush to write words and paint top part of ring which holds the diamond with White Gold. Brush round handle with White Gold. Let dry.
  8. Stilt mug and fire to cone 018. 

NOTE: When using Gold or White Gold, work in a well-ventilated area. Use same brush(es) for overglaze painting only. Clean brush with Essence.

If purple smudges occur after firing, they can be removed by wiping with GOLDOFF.

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What you need:


Miscellaneous:

  • Potter’s sponge
  • Container for water
  • Palette
  • Pencil
  • Tracing paper
  • GoldOff®