Hello there! Are you familiar with shibori ribbon? It’s a Japanese style ribbon which is very popular for jewelry making. If you like shibori ribbon accessories, then you shall never miss this post, because I’m going to show you how to make a lovely pendant necklace with beads and shibori ribbon. Enjoy the tutorial!
Tools and materials needed to make this vintage style pendant necklace:
Black Rubber Cord
30mm DeepSkyBlue Satin Ribbon
10mm Acrylic Rhinestone Cabochons
14mm Acrylic Rhinestone Cabochons
6mm Bicone Glass Beads
0.2mm Fishing Wire
Golden Acrylic Round Beads
Golden Spacer Beads
How to make the shibori ribbon pendant necklace:
Step 1: Make the ribbon part of the pendant necklace.
1st, draw a drop shape on a blue felt, cut five pieces of blue ribbons, fold one end of them and glue them together.
2nd, glue the ribbon ends to the top of the drop point and glue the ribbons within the drop.
Step 2: Decorate the ribbons with beads.
1st, glue the other ends of the ribbons within the drop and cut off extra ribbons. Tailor the drop pendant along its outline.
2nd, glue a 14mm rhinestone cabochon and a 10mm rhinestone cabochon at the bottom of the pendant.
3rd, glue several seed beads around the cabochons.
4th, glue more seed beads on the ribbon pendant like picture shows and add four bicone glass beads at the top of the pendant.
Step 3: Finish the pendant necklace.
1st, sew 8 seed beads at the top of the pendant to make a bead loop.
2nd, thread the pendant to a black rubber cord and connect the cord with a clasp.
Don’t you think this pendant necklace is cute? And it’s quite easy to make! If you like it, have a nice try!