Summary: This tutorial will show you how to make a beaded pendant necklace with gemstones and seed beads, the finished necklace could be a very nice sweater necklace.
The combination of turquoise beads, gemstones, seed beads, and vintage spacers makes this pendant necklace very chic and kind of bohemian. If you like this style, follow me to check out how to make this beaded gemstone pendant necklace.
Supplies needed to make the gemstone pendant necklace:
8mm Black Glass Beads
3mm Black Seed Beads
Nugget Turquoise Beads
8x6mm Faceted Glass Beads
Tibetan Style Flower Beads
Tibetan Style Hanger Links
Silver Toggle Clasps
4mm Turquoise Beads
Square Turquoise Stones
Black Gemstone Pendant
Tibetan Style Flower Spacers
Black Nylon Thread
Long Nose Pliers
How to make the gemstone pendant necklace:
Step 1: Make the basic inner necklace pattern
1st, cut a long piece of black nylon thread and slide a silver crimp bead onto the thread;
2nd, slide a bead cap to cover the crimp bead;
3rd, add 85 black seed beads, a nugget turquoise bead, 17 black seed beads, a faceted glass bead, 21 black seed beads, a turquoise bead, a black seed bead, a flower spacer and a 8mm black glass bead onto the thread;
4th, repeat the 3rd step to add more beads in the same way, mind the order and the number, and then add a bead cap and a crimp bead to the thread.
Step 2: Complete the inner layer and start the outer layer
1st, cross the thread back through bead cap and close the bead cap to cover the crimp bead;
2nd, slide 13 black seed beads and a turquoise bead onto the thread, and repeat it four times to add more black seed beads and turquoise beads;
3rd, add more black seed beads, flower beads, turquoise beads, and black glass beads to the thread, mind the number and order of the beads;
4th, slide a hanger link to the thread and add beads to the other side of the outer later in the same way;
5th, once finish adding beads, cross the wire though the bead cap and close the cap to cover the crimp bead, then cut off extra thread.
Step 3: Complete the gemstone pendant necklace
1st, add the toggle clasps to each of the bead caps;
2nd, add the black gemstone pendant to the middle hanger link.
And you can wear it to match your sweaters:
It’s not so difficult to make this gemstone beaded necklace, but you need to mind the number and the order of beads while you’re making it. Of course, you can create a free style necklace as well! Just have a nice try!