Perennial Beaded Pendant Tutorial with Dagger and Rizo Beads

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Hey everyone! In this video I will show you how to make a beaded flower-inspired pendant design using Czech glass Dagger and Rizo beads, along with 8/0 and 11/0 Japanese seed beads. We will also use basic bead weaving techniques to create a simple bail, so you may string your new pendant on chain, or cord, of your choice.

Please see below for the full list of materials:

Materials List (one pendant):

Turning the Pendant into a Necklace:

In this video, I also show you how to make a simple beaded bail on the back of the pendant with seed beads. It will accommodate various stringing materials, such as chain, ribbon, or cord. You can also add this pendant to a beaded necklace strung with additional beads on bead stringing wire.

stainless steel chain necklaceFor the finished examples below, the pendants have simply been added to ready-made stainless steel chain necklaces from Beebeecraft. They come in both a gold and antique silver tone, and already have the lobster clasp and jump ring attached. The fact that they are made of stainless steel means that they will resist tarnish, and they are hypo-allergenic! I love how easy these make it to swap out various beaded pendant creations on a moment’s notice.

Perennial Pendant Color Variations

Perennial Pendant with Dagger and Rizo Beads Tutorial

Dagger Bead: Opaque Ivory with Light Silver Wash

Rizo Bead: Chalk White Celsian Matte

8/0: Transparent Light Smoky Topaz

11/0: Crystal Taupe Lined

Perennial Pendant with Dagger and Rizo Beads Tutorial

Dagger Bead:  Royal Blue Vitrail Stripe

Rizo Bead: Apollo Gold Sapphire

8/0: Galvanized Muscat

11/0: Galvanized Mermaid Blue

Perennial Pendant with Dagger and Rizo Beads Tutorial

Dagger Bead:  Transparent Lt. Pink AB Stripes

Rizo Bead: Chalk White Lila Luster

8/0: Pink Silver-Lined

11/0: Toho Permafinish Aluminum

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While you’re here, check out the Cherry Blossom Festival Beaded ring, which also uses various sized Dagger Beads:

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