How to Golden Shrine With Milagros C Rivera

by Relics & Artifacts

Come explore how you can create a golden altar with our Ambassador Milagros C Rivera using various pieces from our Relics and Artifacts collection!


  • Relics and Artifacts Egg Shrine
  • Relics abd Artifacts Coquille
  • R&A Dresden tiny daisy, sun, halo and rosette
  • Stamps
  • Paint
  • Glue
  • Inca gold
  • Archival ink
  • Tissue paper
  • Scissors
  • Gel medium
  • Mica powder
  • Artisan Powder
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Paint the outside of your shrine

    Step 2

    Stamp with archival ink over tissue

    Step 3

    Cut in small pieces

    Step 4

    Begin lining the inside using gel medium

    Step 5

    Fully covered with a perfect distressed look

    Step 6

    Add highlights using Gilders wax in inca gold

    Step 7

    Measure and cut a halo to add to your Madonna

    Step 8

    Cut part of the sun rays to fit over your shell

    Step 9

    Highlight the Rays with paint

    Step 10

    Using mica powder and gel medium give an iridescent coat to the inside of your shell

    Step 11

    Cover your Madonna in artisan powder

    Step 12

    Add a border of Dresdens to your shrine

    Step 13

    Begin layering the inside going from bigger to smaller

    Step 14

    Use the remaining rosette rays to decorate the back of your shrine

    Step 15

    Your new Golden Shrine is ready to be enjoyed to read about Milagros inspiration for this piece go to our website