Horse Eye Pendant Tutorial, Frame and Beaded Bezel

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Hey beautiful! In today’s intermediate beading tutorial I will show you how to make these horse eye-shaped agate cabochon pendants, with metal frame and seed bead bezel. Even if you don’t have all of the materials to make this exact pendant necklace, it may still be helpful to see how I add a seed bead bezel to a unique shape like the horse eye. You can wrap cabochons of practically any shape with the peyote technique shown in the video. Please see below for materials list and links to specific products used:

Materials List (1 Pendant Necklace)

Pendant Inspiration:

horse eye agate cabochon

I was inspired to create these bezeled pendant necklaces when I noticed how well the shape of the colorful agate cabochons are framed by the larger horse eye metallic pendant findings. The design comes together with coordinating hex-cut seed beads, colorful organza necklaces, and small agate rounds. The addition of oval connectors sewn onto the backs of the pendants adds another level of stability and a professional-looking finish.

✿ This is an Orchid and Opal original beadweaving design

✿ Beebeecraft provided me with the materials to facilitate this design, and tutorial video. The thoughts and opinions expressed are 100% my own.

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