Ensemble Crystal Pendant Tutorial



  • Ensemble Crystal Pendant Tutorial - DIY Jewelry Making Tutorial by PotomacBeads
Explore the art of jewelry-making with our Ensemble Crystal Pendant tutorial! This DIY guide covers everything from basic beadwork to advanced techniques using materials like Miyuki Delica and RounDuo beads. Perfect for crafters looking to create a stunning piece that can serve as a pendant or a brooch, this tutorial teaches bezeling with 8/0 Delica beads and intricate stitch work for a durable and beautiful finish.

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Materials Used To make The  Project

Designer's Material List

The designer's suggested colors & materials:
  • Miyuki Delica Beads Matte Transparent Dark Topaz AB 8/0, 40 Beads
  • Tubelet Beads - Pastel Bordeaux, 20 Beads
  • EVA Beads - Pastel Bordeaux, 10 Beads
  • RounDuo Beads - Metallic Violet 5mm, 10 Beads
  • RounDuo Beads - White Lila Luster 5mm, 10 Beads
  • Potomac Crystal Rivolis - Violet AB 18mm, 1 Piece
  • Frosted Opaque Glaze Rainbow Yellow 11/0, 2 Grams
  • Duracoat Galvanized Silver 15/0, 2 Grams
  • Quick Project Steps

    Start the bezel: Begin with a peyote stitch using 8/0 Delica beads to create a loop. Add structure: Incorporate RounDuo and EVA beads for additional stability and aesthetic. Enhance design: Use alternating rows of 11/0 and 15/0 beads to fill gaps and add depth. Secure the structure: Continue adding layers of beads, securing them tightly to ensure the design holds its shape. Final touches: Add decorative elements like additional color or beads for aesthetic purposes. Finish the piece: Secure all threads and add backing if desired for use as a brooch or pendant.

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