Ginko Bead Sunflower Pendant Tutorial - Spoilt Rotten Beads

Ginko Bead Sunflower Pendant Tutorial

These sparkling Sunflower Pendants are quick and fun to make.

Follow our photo tutorial below and bead one today!

Gather the following supplies:

12mm Swarovski Crystal Rivoli

Ginko Beads

11/0 and 15/0 Seed Beads

4mm Swarovski Crystals

Size 10 Beading Needle and beading thread such as Fireline

1. Pick up 1 11/0 and thread back through the bead to form a stop bead

2. Now pick up 1 Ginko, 11/0, Ginko, 11/0 etc until you have 6 Ginko beads;

3. Now stitch up through the first 11/0 and Ginko added

4. Pick up 3 11/0 and stitch down through the Ginko bead and through the 11/0 and next Ginko

5. Pick up 11/0, 4mm Crystal, 11/0 and stitch down through the first Ginko bead.

6. Stitch up through the next 11/0 and Ginko and repeat steps 4-5 around the circle            

7. Now exit from a 4mm Crystal and pick up 15/0, 3 11/0 and 15/0 – Stitch through the next crystal and repeat around the circle:

8. Now exit one of the middle 11/0 that you added in the last round and pick up 3 11/0, stitch through the next 2 11/0 in the circle and repeat around the circle – insert your rivoli stone face down before the last stitch

9. Exit your needle through one of the middle 11/0 from the previous round – pick up 3 11/0 and stitch through the middle 11/0 in the next stitch around the circle – repeat around the circle.

10. Now stitch through your work and exit from a crystal. Pick up 15/0, Crystal, 15/0 and go through the next crystal – repeat around the circle.11. Finally add a hanging loop with 8 15/0 beads in between two crystals.12. Add a jump ring and chain to your pendant to finish

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