Anunnaki Pendant by Penny Dixon

Use right-angle weave, netting, and a mix of Czech-glass beads to form Penny Dixon’s Anunnaki Pendant, a stunning pendant with an eight-pointed star motif, similar to the symbol of Anu, the main god of Anunnaki. Find it today in Beadwork April/May 2018.


Techniques:
Right-angle weave variation
Tubular and circular netting
Fringe

Project level: Advanced

Materials list:
4 g bronze antique gold size 15° seed beads (A)
1 g semi-glazed burnt orange size 15° seed beads (B)
1 g bronze size 15° seed beads (C)
2 g bronze size 11° seed beads (D)
1 g semi-glazed blue turquoise size 11° seed beads (E)
1 g semi-glazed olive rainbow size 8° seed beads (F)
32 blue turquoise bronze Picasso 4×2mm 2-hole MiniDuos (G)
8 matte metallic flax 6mm 4-hole QuadraTiles (H)
16 matte metallic flax 10×3mm 2-hole crescent beads (J)
10 halo sandalwood 3mm fire-polished rounds (K)
8 oxidized bronze clay 4mm fire-polished rounds (L)
32 smoky topaz gold luster transparent 3mm pressed-glass rounds (M)
16 antique beige iris luster 4mm pressed-glass rounds (N)
1 oxidized bronze clay 12×16mm pear drop
1 antiqued bronze 7×12mm lobster clasp
4 antiqued bronze 4mm jump rings
18″ of antiqued bronze 4×6mm oval chain
Smoke 6 lb FireLine braided beading thread

Tools:
Scissors
Size 12 beading needle
2 pairs of chain- or flat-nose pliers

Finished size: 1 3/4 × 2 1/2″

Tip:
When stitching the top of the pendant dome, where the spacing is tight, it’s helpful to switch to a short beading needle.

Anunnaki Pendant

Alternate Colorways:

Blue/Turquoise
4 g olivine transparent rainbow size 15° seed beads (A)
1 g higher metallic dragonfly size 15° seed beads (B)
1 g bronze size 15° seed beads (C)
2 g bronze size 11° seed beads (D)
1 g hybrid frosted turquoise Picasso size 11° seed beads (E)
1 g hybrid frosted turquoise Picasso size 8° seed beads (F)
32 blue turquoise Picasso 4x2mm 2-hole MiniDuos (G)
8 metallic dark blue suede 6mm 4-hole QuadraTiles (H)
16 matte metallic flax 10x3mm 2-hole crescent beads (J)
10 matte metallic flax 3mm fire-polished rounds (K)
8 Persian turquoise Picasso 4mm fire-polished rounds (L)
32 bronze 3mm pressed-glass rounds (M)
16 dark black satin 4mm pressed-glass rounds (N)
1 milky peridot bronze Picasso 12x16mm pear drop
1 gold-plated 7x12mm lobster clasp
4 gold-plated 4mm jump rings
18″ of gold-plated 4x6mm oval chain
Smoke 6 lb FireLine braided beading thread

Cream/Green
4 g matte dark smoky amethyst AB size 15° seed beads (A)
1 g semi-glazed turquoise rainbow size 15° seed beads (B)
1 g bronze size 15° seed beads (C)
2 g bronze size 11° seed beads (D)
1 g metallic pink suede size 11° seed beads (E)
1 g semi-glazed olive rainbow size 8° seed beads (F)
32 green luster opaque4x2mm 2-hole MiniDuos (G)
8 Picasso luster opaque 6mm 4-hole QuadraTiles (H)
16 Picasso luster opaque10x3mm 2-hole crescent beads (J)
10 milky rose bronze Vega 3mm fire-polished rounds (K)
8 Pacifica avocado 4mm fire-polished rounds (L)
32 bronze 3mm pressed-glass rounds (M)
16 bronze 4mm pressed-glass rounds (N)
1 green luster opaque 12x16mm pear drop
1 antiqued bronze 7x12mm lobster clasp
4 antiqued bronze 4mm jump rings
18″ of antiqued bronze 4x6mm oval chain
Smoke 6 lb FireLine braided beading thread

Sage/Light Plum
4 g light pewter Duracoat size 15° seed beads (A)
1 g semi-glazed turquoise rainbow size 15° seed beads (B)
1 g eggplant galvanized Duracoat size 15° seed beads (C)
2 g green luster opaque hybrid size 11° seed beads (D)
1 g oxidized bronze purple hybrid size 11° seed beads (E)
1 g seafoam-lined light topaz rainbow size 8° seed beads (F)
32 cream pearl4x2mm 2-hole MiniDuos (G)
8 pink topaz luster transparent 6mm 4-hole QuadraTiles (H)
16 Pacifica fig10x3mm 2-hole crescent beads (J)
10 light olive travertine luster 3mm fire-polished rounds (K)
8 green turquoise travertine 4mm fire-polished rounds (L)
32 light sage 3mm pearl rounds (M)
16 gold satin 4mm pressed-glass rounds (N)
1 amethyst luster transparent 12x16mm pear drop
1 antiqued silver 7x12mm lobster clasp
4 antiqued silver 4mm jump rings
18″ of antiqued silver4x6mm oval chain
Crystal 6 lb FireLine braided beading thread

PENNY DIXON became captivated with beading in 2009. She loves the constant learning and limitless creativity that beading offers. Teaching and being a TrendSetters designer for Starman Inc. has only enhanced her love for beading and design. Learn more about working with shaped beads and wire in her video workshops from www.interweave.com. Contact Penny at pendixon@gmail.com or visit her at www.pennydixondesigns.com.


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One Comment

  1. Tina H at 6:39 pm April 15, 2018

    Has anybody tried this one yet? I’m having trouble.

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