With today’s ring, I tried to capture some of the excitement of a lightning storm using St. Petersburg chain. I used alternating rows of 11/o seed beads in navy blue, gray and yellow. The zig-zag pattern makes perfect lightning shapes.
Although I like the overall design, I’m not completely satisfied with the finished piece. The St. Petersburg chain just doesn’t work as well on a small scale as it does in a necklace or bracelet. The thread is very noticeable, and looks a little unpolished. So this ring is going to live in my jewelry box.
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