Sunray Fringe Pendant Necklace Tutorial



  • Sunray Fringe Pendant Necklace - DIY Jewelry Making Tutorial by PotomacBeads
Create this piece of playful pops of color using basic wire working and simple bead stringing and a mix of Czech glass shapes, 4mm gemstone round beads, Potomac Crystal Rondelles 3x4mm, Potomac Crystal Bicones 3mm, and Miyuki 11/0 and 8/0 seed beads. Also, grab some PotomacBeads Stainless Steel Beading Wire, crimp tube beads, and ball pins that will also be used to create a cute wire clasp.

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Materials Used To make The  Project

Designer's Material List

The designer's suggested colors & materials:
  • Ball Pin 38mm - Premium Antique Copper Plating, ~ 15 pieces
  • Gemstones - Magnesite 'Turquoise' Matted Round Beads 4mm Blue, ~ 20 pieces
  • Potomac Crystal Rondelle Beads - Sand Opal AB 3x4mm, ~ 50 pieces
  • Miyuki Seed Beads - Duracoat Opaque Dark Salmon, ~ 2 grams
  • Potomac Crystal Bicone Beads - Sunflower 3mm, ~ 25 beads
  • Assorted Czech Glass Shapes
  • PotomacBeads Stainless Steel Beading Wire 7 Strand .018", ~ 18-30"
  • Miyuki Seed Beads - White 8/0, ~4 grams
  • Crimp Tube Beads 2x2mm - Premium Antique Copper Plated, 2 pieces
  • Step-By-Step Instructions

    Use headpins to build rays of color 1. Add colorful patterns of assorted beads to headpins and end with a wrapped loop. 2. Watch the Sunray Fringe Pendant Necklace tutorial, featured in the Best Bead Box: Kit Edition, to make a completed necklace featuring the headpin fringe at the center. 3. Finish with a handmade clasp using the same headpins that were used to create the fringe. The Sunray Fringe Pendant Necklace is the perfect project for anyone who wants to take basic stringing to the next level. The finished product is a lightweight necklace that reflects the colors and mood of Summer. Perfect for beginners and veteran jewelry makers alike.

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