Gear Pendant Tutorial



  • Gear Pendant - DIY Jewelry Making Tutorial by PotomacBeads
With a variety of gears to choose from, you'll work alongside Allie to create her steam-punk looking Gear Pendant with boundless opportunities! To decorate the gears up to be acceptable for either a casual or formal affair, there is the option to add the elegant Potomax WaveTrio Bead, a pearl, and Miyuki Seed Beads to the top. As a basic design, the pendant is optimal for any level beader to begin working with the new WaveTrio Beads!

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Materials Used To make The  Project

Quick Project Steps

Start with an 8/0 Seed Bead: Thread an 8/0 seed bead onto your wire to act as the base for your pendant.
Layer Metal Gears: Choose and layer your metal gears from largest to smallest, ensuring the 8/0 seed bead doesn't slip through the gear's hole.
Add Decorative Elements: Incorporate 11/0 Miyuki Seed Beads and a freshwater pearl for an elegant touch.
Secure with WaveTrio: Place a WaveTrio bead atop the arrangement for a unique focal point.
Reinforce Structure: Pass the thread back through the gears and seed beads to secure the structure.
Finish: Add any additional decorative elements as desired and finish off by securing the thread.

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