Medium: Polymer clay sculpture made from shades of Amaranthine on a crackle quartz cluster stone. The wing membranes are made from translucent clay with veined detail.
Measurements: Height from the base to the nose - 2.4 cm
Overall height from the base to the highest point of the wing - 2.8cm
Design Anya Stone
The Happy Prince
Medium: A polymer clay statue painted in specialist metallic antique gold. The eyes are made of genuine blue sapphire and a red ruby is set in his sword-hilt.
Measurements: Overall height including column - 33cm
Statue height - 13.6cm Swallow - 1.6cm length
Year: 2013 An original sculpture based on Oscar Wilde's story of the Happy Prince that tells the story of a statue that befriends a swallow. The Happy Prince cannot help crying over the scenes of misery in the houses of the poor. With the little swallow acting as his messenger he helps the prince give away his gold leaf and costly stones.
Sculpture design by Anya Stone
Medium: Polymer clay, naturally molted peacock and cockerel feathers.
Measurments: 17.5cm including tail and head crest
18.5cm including wingspan
The Phoenix is a bird described throughout the ages as being associated with the sun. According to some texts the phoenix could live over 1,400 years and had the ability to arise from the ashes of its predecessor.
Design by Anya Stone
The eyes of the phoenix were made using A grade carnelian stone. Both the eyes and feathers were custom made to reflect light to give it a glowing appearance in sunlight.
Media: Polymer clay Mixed media. The eyes have been made to resemble glowing embers
Measurements: 13.05cm at the shoulder
Year 2008: A black unicorn of the underworld. This sculpture was created 15 years after the original sketches were drawn in 1993.
Design Anya Stone
The whole sculpture is made from polymer clay and a wooden armature is used inside to support the legs.
Black viscose yarn has been applied to the body to resemble fur and merino wool has been used to make the mane and tail.
The wings were originally made using latex which is no longer used since more flexible types of polymer and pvc is available.