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How to make a star pendant - step by step jewellery making tutorial

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How to make a star pendant - step by step jewellery making tutorial

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Learn how to make these cute star pendants using the gorgeous SeaStar™ range. There are so many ways you can use this star design, by linking them together or using them on their own for Christmas tree decorations. The design is ideal for beginners and quick and easy to make, so you can create as many as you like in time for Christmas. 

Follow this step by step tutorial and create your very own handmade star decorations. 

Materials needed:
SeaStar™ 6mm or any 6mm beads of your choice
Jewellery Thread
Needle
Scissors
Ribbon/String - this is optional as you may want to attach ribbon so you can hang the decoration :)

Our tutorials are for inspiration and learning purposes. They include links to the relevant categories for you to choose your own colour combinations and we positively encourage you to experiment with different shapes, sizes, finishes, composition and texture. Why not choose your own beads and colours to achieve something in your own style? Let your imagination run wild and make your dream piece of jewellery.

Please note that the colours for the products illustrated in the image above may not match the 'Products List'. 


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Cut an arm span of thread, add your needle and thread on 10 beads. Leaving a 10cm tail.

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Tie the cords together using a double knot, to create a circle. 

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Thread through all the beads, half way away from the knot created. Add 2 beads to the thread, miss a bead in the circle and go through the next bead in the circle. Continue all the way around the circle so that you have 5 points. 

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Thread through to one of the beads in the point that you have created. Thread on a bead and go through the 2nd bead in the point. To form the star point. 

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Continue all the way around your design adding the last bead to your point. To finish tie a knot with your working thread onto your design and cut off any excess thread. Cut the excess tail thread. 

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There you have it, your very own handmade star decoration. I have added a lace so that I can hang it on my Christmas tree. We would love to see your works of art on a facebook group, feel free to share them :)

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