I wanted budget friendly and kid friendly prayer or meditation beads so I started making them this way. These are the “basic skills” you will need to make the pony bead designs. If you want to make a lot, consider getting
Prayer beads go through your hands, so you might not want “pure white” cord since it will show dirt easier.
Additional supplies that are nice:
- 4″ x 6″ white organza bags or clear top hinged tins for gift giving.
- label maker
- assorted charms or small pedants
- pony tail + carbiner OR box for storage
LARK HEAD KNOT
First you make a lark head knot to attach the satin cord to the split ring. You do this by first folding the cord in half and laying the split ring on the folded part.