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Turn a wine glass into your own Medieval Banquet inspired goblet!

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1141 projects »
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  • How to make a glass. Medieval Goblet - Step 1
    Step 1

    For this project, you'll need a wine glass and some air drying clay.

  • How to make a glass. Medieval Goblet - Step 2
    Step 2

    Starting with a small ball of clay, roll it out into a log and then place it at the neck of the glass, shape it at the top so that it's creeping up the glass like a tentacle.

  • How to make a glass. Medieval Goblet - Step 3
    Step 3

    Continue this around the neck of the glass, making some tentacles longer than others.

  • How to make a glass. Medieval Goblet - Step 4
    Step 4

    Now add the clay around the stem of the glass towards the base at the bottom.

  • How to make a glass. Medieval Goblet - Step 5
    Step 5

    Add a few small tentacles around the base of the glass.

  • How to make a glass. Medieval Goblet - Step 6
    Step 6

    Get a small cake fork.

  • How to make a glass. Medieval Goblet - Step 7
    Step 7

    Scrape down the clay to create a wood like effect with the cake fork.

  • How to make a glass. Medieval Goblet - Step 8
    Step 8

    Pick out some crystals for your glass and cut a length of pearl chain.

  • How to make a glass. Medieval Goblet - Step 9
    Step 9

    Wrap the pearl chain around the top and bottom of the stem, pressing into the clay.

  • How to make a glass. Medieval Goblet - Step 10
    Step 10

    Remove the pearl chain, making sure that the pearl shapes are imprinted in the clay.

  • How to make a glass. Medieval Goblet - Step 11
    Step 11

    Do the same for the crystals, embedded them to leave their shape and then removing.

  • How to make a glass. Medieval Goblet - Step 12
    Step 12

    Leave the clay to dry overnight before painting with silver metallic paint.

  • How to make a glass. Medieval Goblet - Step 13
    Step 13

    Once the paint has dried, regather the embellishments.

  • How to make a glass. Medieval Goblet - Step 14
    Step 14

    Use a glue gun to stick the pearl chain in place.

  • How to make a glass. Medieval Goblet - Step 15
    Step 15

    Then glue on the crystals.

  • How to make a glass. Medieval Goblet - Step 16
    Step 16

    Your goblet is ready to use!

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