This pattern was designed and developed from the workshop of the same name by Steph Gibbs. These jewellery making classes were held at the Nottingham Bead Shop during 2018.
The mandala pendent is made by combining several bead weaving techniques together. You will use brick stitch, peyote and herringbone and learn to create picots this is the perfect beading project for beginners or those wanting to expand their beading techniques. The pendant is made from a combination of Swarovski Crystal Pearls, Swarovski xilion beads and Czech superduo beads, size 8 and size 11 seed beads.
The kit contains all the materials needed to make the pendant, including comprehensive instructions with full colour diagrams and written directions.
Please note – this is not a kit, however kits are also available.
(This will make 1 pendant)
1 x 8mm Swarovski Elements crystal pearl
10 x 4mm Swarovski Elements crystal pearl
20 x 4mm 5328 Swarovski Elements Xilion beads
10 x czech glass superduo beads
Approx. 1g x Size 11 Czech Glass seed beads
10 (approx.0.5g) x Size 8 Czech Glass seed beads
Beading thread 4LB fireline works well for this (for your preferred beading thread)
Size 12 beading needle
Your choice of cord or chain to hang your pendant from.
You will also need scissors and you may find a needle thread and mat bead useful.