Rose garden - tutorial

Rose garden - tutorial


price: 13 € / 14 $
Difficulty level:
Type of a project:
Metal clay
File type:
Illustrated pdf file
Cubic zirconia/other stone fireable in place


I am delighted to present „Rose garden” ring as my third tutorial. I recommend it to those who have already worked with metal clay technique or ambitious beginners. "Rose garden" ring is a great proposal for those who like glamorous, flowery jewellery. Being quite advanced this tutorial doesn't cover basics of working with metal clay (for example checking clay consistency, maintaining clay moisture, drying etc.). This information may be found in "Frozen leaves" tutorial and "Fingerprint of Love", which I highly recommend for beginners. Instructions are very detailed with a lot of good quality photos.

Number of steps: 67
File size: 1 MB
Page count: 28
Plus three very useful appendixes: "How to choose the right ring size", "Ring size chart" and "Natural gemstones you can fire in place".

What do you need:

-Art Clay Silver/PMC 10 g, block form, Art Clay Silver paste, 2 g
-Scalpel or a sharp knife
-Playing cards/graduated slats
-Fine file (any shape will do)
-a kiln/ a gas stove /any kind of gas torch
-AC polishing brush (steel or brass), or fine metal wool dish scrubber or a piece of abrasive pad
-Cubic zirconia or a natural stone which can be fired in place
-Oxidizing agent or an egg (if you want to blacken your piece)
-Piece of paper,pen/pencil, scissors
-Smooth roller (a piece of a PCV pipe, a deodorant, a candle etc.)
-Olive oil/Badger Balm/ Cool Slip or such
-Ring mandrel or other cylindrical thing with an appropriate diameter (for example a candle or a mascara etc.)

Tutorial is in PDF format. Printer friendly version available on request. The tutorial will be sent to an email address, provided while placing the order.

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Huge "Thank you", once again, to Maria Gulland, who is the author of the beautiful green forest, used as a background of my website. Maria is a young, super talented artist, whose work you can find on her DeviatART page. It's already the second version of my website where you can see Maria Gulland's art...
My pendant „Lair of visions” was published in AMCAW calendar (Alliance for Metal Clay Arts Worldwide) for 2021.  This piece is made of sterling silver, milled sterling sheet, fine silver bezel wire, electroplated gold, three labradorites and two peridots. This pendant was hand sculpted using simple tools. No moulds. Every element was formed from scratch. It’s a combination of sculpting in wet clay, slip painting and dry contruction. Stone settings were soldered after firing. The bail was constructed from milled metal, combined with an ornamental element sculpted in metal clay - the elements were soldered together. This piece is a poetic reminiscence of my strolls and meditations in the forest. Forest and its gifts as a source of vision
Pendant „Sun Godddes" was published in the cycle „The best of 2019” by AMCAW - Alliance for Metal Clay Arts Worldwide. The pendant is made of sterling silver and adorned with ambers, hand cut by me and a little bit of gold.  Barbara Cetrangolo Rivolta wrote about this piece: "In a year with many artists creating innovative new work in metal clay, several artists captivated us with their artistic vision and skill. It’s our pleasure to share the inspiring work of these artists in AMCAW’s Best of 2019. We found Anna Mazon’s Sun Goddess pendant to be exceptionally intriguing. The construction of the piece - sculpted in sterling silver, highlighted in gold, and set with amber - allows for the interplay of light and dark in an endlessly fascinating way. Anna’s strong interest in Mother Nature, mythology, ancient cultures and literature all come into play. She says of her piece, "Sun is the center of our solar system, the source of light, warmth and all life. Tireless wanderers travel around it - planets, comets, asteroids on their never-ending elliptical trails. Sun is there for us every day, with its ancient wisdom and nourishing energy. It is also a vortex of fiery chaos, inferno of ongoing nuclear fusion in its center - powerful and terrifying." Anna is known for her strong but light-weight metal clay construction techniques. She stretches herself in this work by setting the beautiful translucent amber—chosen for its color and unusual pattern—on the reverse of the piece in order to backlight it."

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