Pandahall Tutorial on How to Make a Simple Cross Pendant Necklace with Turquoise Beads
Summary: Hi, friends! Are you looking for some simple cross pendant designs? Here is one very chic turquoise cross pendant necklace that I want to share with you.
It’s undeniable that this turquoise jewelry design cross pendant necklace is very appealing. It uses turquoise beads and Tibetan style bead caps to build up a cross pendant. And hang it with black suede cord to avoid excess use of metal findings. OK, let’s get to the point of this tutorial.
Materials for making this turquoise cross pendant necklace:
10MM Turquoise Gemstone Beads
10MM Antique Golden Tibetan Style Bead Caps
Silver Iron Ribbon Ends
3.0x1.4MM Black Suede Cord
0.8MM Silver Copper Wire
Silver Spring Clasp
Needle Nose Plier
Round Nose Plier
How to make this turquoise cross pendant necklace:
Step 1: Make part of the turquoise bead pendant
1st, cut off a piece of 15cm 0.8mm silver copper wire, and make a small loop on one end;
2nd, slide a Tibetan style bead cap, a 10mm turquoise gemstone bead, then another bead cap onto the wire;
3rd, continue to slide other two groups of gemstone beads and caps onto the wire;
4th, move the last group of gemstone bead and caps a little to the left, then make a loop at this end and cut off extra wires.
Step 2: Finish the turquoise bead pendant
1st, cut off a piece of 15cm 0.8mm silver copper wire, wrap it on the first wire. Meanwhile, make sure the two ends are of equal lengths;
2nd, slide a group of gemstone bead and caps from the right end onto the wire. Make a loop on this end and cut off extra wires;
3rd, repeat the same process to the left part.
Step 3: Complete the turquoise cross pendant necklace
1st, cut off two pieces of black suede cord according to your needs. Make sure one of them is a little shorter than another;
2nd, slide the pendant onto the longer suede cord;
3rd, collect the left ends of these two cords and add an iron ribbon end to them. Repeat the process to the the right ends;
4th, attach two jump rings to the two ends, then add a spring clasp to one of the jump rings.
This will be the final look of the necklace!
Have you tried it yet? If you like it, it will be a great honor for me. This tutorial is not so hard. If you love the idea and the style of this simple cross pendant, you should take some time and have a try. Well, if you know how to improve it, you can suggest to us. Hope you like this tutorial.