How to Make Simple yet Graceful Beaded Gemstone Pendant Necklace
Summary: Bullet pendant necklaces are very popular among jewelry lovers, so today we’d like to share you a bullet gemstone pendant necklace, hope you’ll like it.
To make this beautiful beaded pendant necklace, you need to prepare many different kinds of jewelry beads and two different jewelry pendants, but the procedure to make the necklace is not difficult at all!
Materials needed to make this gemstone pendant necklace:
6mm Bicone Crystal Beads
8mm Round Amethyst Beads
6mm Purple Cat Eye Beads
2mm White Seed Beads
10mm Faceted Dark Purple Glass Beads
Purple Bullet Gemstone Pendant
Pearl and Rhinestone Flower Pendant
Silver Lobster Claw Clasp
Silver Bead Tips
Round Nose Pliers
Long Nose Pliers
How to make the 2-strand pendant necklace:
Step 1: Make the first half of the first necklace strand
1st, cut about 200cm tiger wire, fold it in half, slide a bead tip to the middle point and close the bead tip;
2nd, make one wire as working wire, slide a bicone crystal bead, about 20 seed beads, a bicone crystal bead, three cat eye beads, and another bicone crystal bead to the wire;
3rd, keep adding beads to the working wire like the third picture shows, mind the arrangement of beads;
4th, add a sliver jumpring to the pearl and rhinestone pendant, and then attach the pendant to the first necklace strand.
Step 2: Complete the first strand of the necklace
Keep adding beads to the working wire to finish the other half of the first necklace strand, make sure the beads are in right number and order.
Step 3: Make the first half of the second necklace strand
1st, thread the other wire through the beads on the first necklace strand like picture shows;
2nd, add about 30 seed beads, 3 bicone crystal beads, a seed bead, a bicone crystal bead, a faceted glass bead, 3 bicone crystal beads, an amethyst bead, a bicone crystal bead, another amethyst bead, and a bullet gemstone pendant to the wire to finish half of the second necklace strand.
Step 4: Finish the beaded 2-strand pendant necklace
1st, add more beads (mind the number and order of the beads) to the second wire and cross the wire though beads on the first necklace strand to finish the second necklace strand;
2nd, cross both wire ends through a bead tip, close the bead tip to fix the wires, and cut off extra wires;
3rd, attach a jumpring to one of the bead tips, a clasp to the other bead tip.
And here is the finished 2-strand beaded pendant necklace:
It looks very beautiful right? Those good quality beads and pendants make this necklace look very graceful. If you want to make a lovely necklace to match your party dresses, you can try this one!
Inspired by craft idea: http://lc.pandahall.com/craft-ideas/12869.html