Bees Knees Pendant Tutorial



  • Bees Knees Pendant - DIY Jewelry Making Tutorial by PotomacBeads
You will be in honeycomb heaven creating this Bees Knees Pendant. Bees are such an important part of nature and this pendant showcases them wonderfully. Use the Potomac form and crystals to create a stained glass pendant that will get your creativity flying!

Materials Used To make The  Project

Designer's Material List

The designer's suggested colors & materials:
  • Filigree Laser Cut Wood – Honeybee, 1 Piece
  • Potomac Crystal Bicone Beads - Light Colorado Topaz AB 4mm, ~ 8 Beads
  • Potomac Crystal Bicone Beads - Sunflower AB2x 4mm, ~ 8 Beads
  • Potomac Crystal Round Beads - Sunflower AB 4mm, ~ 5 Beads
  • Miyuki Seed Beads - Black 8/0, ~ 1 Gram
  • Miyuki Seed Beads - Galvanized Yellow Gold 15/0, ~ 1 Gram
  • Waxed Cotton Chain Finished Cords – Black, 1 Piece
  • BeadTec DragonThread - Black/Smoke | Size 8 (Thick) | 50 Meter Spool, ~ 4 Feet
  • Step-By-Step Instructions

    Preparing the Form: Start by removing the protective paper from the laser-cut form to reveal the design. Stitch Technique: Employ brick stitch around the edges and fill the interior using various crystal and seed beads. Decorating: Carefully place beads to follow the honeycomb pattern, ensuring a stained glass effect. Finishing Touches: Add a border with 8/0 and 15/0 seed beads and attach the pendant to a waxed cotton cord for a polished look.

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