Speaking of beaded jewelry, heart beads are very popular. If you have come across this article, today is a good day because we’re going to learn how to create pendants with heart beads.
You will need a couple of material before starting off with the simple round pendant. The smart way to purchase material for jewelry making is to always buy them in abundance. That is because you often end up finding high quality material, and keeping a stock full of them is always good. Further, if you instantly develop a fan following, you’d want to be prepared to fulfill their wonderful demands.
Let’s look into what kind of materials do you need to create a beautiful pendant of heart beads.
- Seed beads
- Heart shaped glass beads
- Tiger wire
- Pair of scissors
Here’s an easy step by step tutorial into creating a pendant. The length of wires may vary according to your needs.
Step no. 1 – Cut a long wire and insert a couple of beads. Now taking a single bead, insert both ends of the wire through it and tighten well. It will look as if the single bead has formed a lock and now you have a circle of tightly placed beads.
Step no. 2 – Now add another heart shaped bead and a seed bead and insert both ends of wire into single bead, similarly like the first step. Take a few turns and repeat this process.
Step no. 3 – Add heart shaped beads to each wire tighten with a single similar bead. Do not use seed bead at this point. Repeat this process for one more time. Now repeat this step one more time with two heart shaped beads and a single heart shaped bead to seal and tighten. You will have a semi-circle which will later complete to form the pendant.
Step no. 4 – Repeat this entire process and you will have a beautiful circular pendant made of heart beads.
There are several ways you can create heart beads. Heart shaped pendants are very popular and follow the same steps with only a little difference half way through. Get into the practice of creating round shaped pendants before you start with other shapes, as it will develop finesse which is essential for intricate jewelry.