DIY Kundan Jewelry: Tips for Beginners

DIY Kundan Jewelry: Tips for Beginners
DIY Kundan Jewelry: Tips for Beginners - Be Sunset

DIY Kundan Jewelry: Tips for Beginners

Are you a jewelry enthusiast looking to create your own beautiful pieces? Kundan jewelry may be the perfect choice for you. Known for its intricate designs and vibrant colors, Kundan jewelry is a traditional form of Indian jewelry that has been cherished for centuries. And the best part? You can easily create your own Kundan jewelry at home with a few simple tools and materials. In this blog post, we will provide you with some helpful tips and guidance on how to make stunning DIY Kundan jewelry, perfect for beginners.

Kundan Earrings

Materials You Will Need

Before you get started, it's important to gather all the necessary materials. Here is a list of items you will need to create your DIY Kundan jewelry:

  • Kundan stones: These are the centerpiece of Kundan jewelry. You can find a wide variety of Kundan stones in different shapes and sizes.
  • Adhesive: To secure the Kundan stones onto the jewelry base, you will need a strong adhesive, such as jewelry glue or E6000.
  • Jewelry base: This can be a pre-made metal base, such as a ring, necklace, or earring base. You can also create your own base using wire or metal sheet.
  • Decorative beads: To add extra sparkle and dimension to your Kundan jewelry, consider using decorative beads in complementary colors.
  • Tweezers: These will come in handy when handling small Kundan stones and beads.
  • Jewelry pliers: Use pliers to bend and shape wires if you are creating your own jewelry base.
  • Clear nail polish: This can be used as a sealant to protect the Kundan stones and add shine to your jewelry.
Kundan Necklace

Step-by-Step Guide

Now that you have gathered all the necessary materials, let's dive into the step-by-step process of creating your own DIY Kundan jewelry:

  1. Design your jewelry: Before you start working with the materials, it's important to have a clear design in mind. Think about the shape and style of your jewelry and sketch it out if needed.
  2. Prepare your jewelry base: If you are using a pre-made metal base, make sure it is clean and free from any oils or residues. If you are creating your own base, use jewelry pliers to bend and shape the wire or metal sheet according to your design.
  3. Attach Kundan stones: Apply a small amount of adhesive onto the back of a Kundan stone using a toothpick or a small brush. Carefully place the stone onto the jewelry base and press it gently to ensure it sticks. Repeat this process with the remaining Kundan stones, following your design.
  4. Add decorative beads: If you want to add extra sparkle to your jewelry, thread decorative beads onto jewelry wire or thread. Attach the beads to the jewelry base using the adhesive or by wrapping the wire/thread around the base.
  5. Let it dry: Once you have attached all the Kundan stones and beads, let your jewelry dry for at least 24 hours. This will ensure that the adhesive is fully set and your jewelry is secure.
  6. Apply a sealant: To protect the Kundan stones and add a beautiful shine to your jewelry, apply a thin layer of clear nail polish. This will also prevent the stones from getting damaged or discolored over time.

And there you have it! With these simple steps, you can create your own stunning DIY Kundan jewelry. Feel free to experiment with different designs, colors, and materials to create unique pieces that reflect your personal style.

Kundan Rings

Tips and Tricks

As a beginner, it's important to keep a few tips and tricks in mind to ensure the best results for your DIY Kundan jewelry:

  • Start with simple designs: If you are new to Kundan jewelry making, start with simple designs to build your skills and confidence. As you become more experienced, you can gradually try more intricate designs.
  • Practice proper handling techniques: Kundan stones are delicate, so it's important to handle them with care. Use tweezers to pick up and place the stones, and avoid touching the front surface to prevent fingerprints or smudges.
  • Experiment with colors: Kundan jewelry is known for its vibrant colors. Don't be afraid to mix and match different colored stones and beads to create eye-catching combinations.
  • Take inspiration from nature: The Be Sunset collection embraces sustainable fashion and jewelry. Draw inspiration from nature and incorporate natural elements into your designs, such as floral motifs or leaf shapes.
  • Share your creations: Once you have created your DIY Kundan jewelry, don't forget to share your creations with others. You can inspire and encourage fellow jewelry enthusiasts and even consider selling your pieces online or at local craft markets.
Kundan Bracelet


Creating your own DIY Kundan jewelry can be a rewarding and fulfilling experience. It allows you to unleash your creativity and wear unique, handmade pieces that reflect your personal style. With the right tools, materials, and guidance, anyone can embark on this beautiful journey of jewelry making. So, why not give it a try? Start exploring the world of DIY Kundan jewelry today!

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Kundan Jewelry Set

Remember, creating your own jewelry not only allows you to express your creativity but also contributes to a sustainable and eco-friendly fashion industry. With every DIY piece you make, you are reducing your carbon footprint and supporting brands like Be Sunset, who are dedicated to preserving the environment. So, let's embrace the art of DIY Kundan jewelry making and make a positive impact together!

Kundan Jewelry