Silkandart is undergoing a major rebranding and full details will be available soon. There will be more of a focus on wearable art as a expression of your inner vibrancy. More to come soon.

Please join my mailing list at Silkencircle to be the first to hear when I launch the new site and to find out about new developments and special offers.

In the meantime I’d like to invite you to enjoy this animated video of some of my mandala artwork:


This link will take you to a slideshow of my artwork on the Silk & Art website.

Fiona Stolze silk art mandalas

You might be interested in my mandala oracle deck which is based on 52 original silk mandala paintings I created over many years. Click on this link for more details:

Sea of Calm Mandala Oracle Deck



To experience exquisite art from human history, we love to visit art galleries and museums to catch a glimpse of pure genius, have our spirit uplifted and feel pure inspiration from the masters expression of art. The artwork that Fiona Stolze produces takes me back to the great art of antiquities in its beauty and presence. I could not recommend her work high enough. It is so very special.

Nichola Burton, CEO – Brisbane, Australia

11 Responses to MANDALAS

  1. Lynne Casson says:

    I have just found your lovely blog and website. Beautiful. Thank you for sharing your knowledge. I am about to embark on microwaving a piece of silk. – Arghhh!

    • Fiona Stolze says:

      Hi Lynne
      Do excuse me for not responding but I didn’t get notification of this comment and quite a few other ones. I’m so glad you like my blog and artwork. All the best with your microwaving. Just follow the instructions exactly as on the blog post and you should be fine.

      Warm wishes


  2. Grace says:

    Complete beginner here and pretty clueless about the whole process, but very eager to learn the art of silk painting! Happy to find this resource, thanks for all the information.

    So I did a test piece with gutta for the first time and encountered a few hitches.

    I used Lefranc & Bourgeois Deco Colourless Gutta (water based.)
    Then applied the dye. Let to dry 24hrs.
    Then steamed in pressure cooker 10 minutes.
    After 24hrs I washed out the scarf with warm water & delicate detergent.
    The gutta was very difficult to remove. Had to scrub it & scratch it. This resulted in damage to the silk.

    Does my process sound correct to you? Is there
    an easier way to remove the gutta or a better brand?
    I don’t want to use solvent or dry clean.

    Any suggestions would be much appreciated!
    Thank you

    • Fiona Stolze says:

      Sorry but I didn’t get notification of this message until now. Regarding colourless water based resist, it can be very difficult to remove. Some brands just set like concrete, turn sort of crispy and won’t come out of the fabric. I worked mostly with metallic resists which stay in the fabric as part of the pattern. I always used Marabu Silk Art colourless resist. A tip for you might be to start working with soya wax and a tjanting. There are no fumes with this and most of it comes out during the steaming. Any residues can be washed out with shampoo afterwards. Try that out and see how it goes.

      ~Warm wishes


  3. cameron forster says:


    We live on a boat in Tahiti, and are searching for mandala art we can attach to our large sliding glass door. The largest we find on line is about 6″… We are looking for something larger… Saw a link to a Youtube video or yours with instructions how to mount mandala stickers, but cannot find them on your site… Do you sell window decals, and if so, what sizes/designs? Thank you!

  4. Dianne Graham says:

    Hi Fiona,
    I love mandala and have just discovered your site today. Your silk mandala are exquisite.
    You have an exceptional gift.

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  6. christine davis says:

    Fiona, I love your mandala’s. It wasn’t until I watched one of your video’s that I realized just how big they are. Wow!

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