Picture of Pot O’ Gold Mug

Pot O’ Gold Mug

You don’t even have to search for the end of the rainbow to find this treasure of a mug! Create your very own pot ‘o gold with a little creativity and adventure.

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. Brush three coats to inside, sides, bottom and handle of mug with Bright Kelp.  Let dry.
  3. Stilt on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06.
  4. Use fine-tip marker pen and write “Pot O’ Gold on side of mug.
  5. Use circle template or any round shape (approximately ½” diameter) to use as to trace circles on mug to simulate coins.
  6. Paint “Pot O’ Gold” and coins with one coat of gold. Let dry. When painting with Gold, work in a well-ventilated area. Clean brush with Essence and use brush only for Gold use.
  7. Stilt mug and fire to cone 018.
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What you need:


  • Potter’s sponge
  • Container for water
  • Clean plate for palette
  • Fine-tip black felt marker
  • Paper towels
  • Circle template