How to Make a Pendant: 45 DIY Pendant Projects
Have a plain chain that needs dressing up? Put a pendant on it! Adding a pendant to a chain, cord, or strand of beads gives your piece a focal point, not to mention a lot of personality. There are a variety of tutorials out there to learn how to make a pendant, so you can easily find the technique that suits your style and skill set best. Here in How to Make a Pendant: 45 DIY Pendant Projects, we've covered a range of pendant tutorials, from wire wrapping to beading, clay to crochet.
Learn how to make a pendant in every way possible, and revamp those boring old strands of beads with a pretty pendant focal point. With 45 patterns, you are sure to find several pendants you love and want to make right away. We can't wait for you to get started!
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Wire Wrapping Pendants
Get wrapped up in your art with these wire wrapped pendant projects. Wire wrapping is perfect for learning how to make a pendant because you can take a gemstone or focal bead without a hole or bail and turn it into a DIY pendant ready to adorn a cord. Wire wrapping also lets you create pendants with different shapes and structures. These wire pendant tutorials range from simple to more intricate, so there's something for every skill level.
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Beaded Pendant Patterns
If you're a beader through and through, then these beaded pendant patterns are the ones for you. Rather than featuring one large focal bead, learn how to make a pendant by weaving a bunch of beads together into a single, beautiful piece with these patterns. These bead weaving patterns will show you how to make the perfect pendant!
Clay Pendant Projects
Mold a pendant masterpiece with these clay pendant tutorials! Clay lets you get creative with shape, color, and style, so these DIY pendants are some of the most imaginative of the bunch.
Resin Pendant Projects
If you love the look of glass pendants, then you'll probably love these resin pendant projects too. Resin gives you that same glossy shine but is much more accessible and affordable. Learn how to make a pendant featuring your favorite images and motifs with these resin tutorials. (And if you're too intimidated by resin, try one of the projects using Mod Podge or epoxy stickers!)
Crochet Pendant Patterns
Even yarn lovers can get in on the pendant making fun! Learn how to make a pendant using the same stitches and techniques you would use to make a scarf or a doily with these crocheted pendant patterns. If you're an avid crocheter with a lot of yarn scraps, these small pendant patterns will be a great way to use up some of that stash.
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