What you need
Solid color seed bead
Translucent color seed bead
Using two colors of seed beads, one solid the other translucent; add one solid color and two translucent then two solid then two translucent and one solid. Go through all these 8 seed beads again and pull tight so that it looks like there are two rungs or ladders of beads.
Thus this stitch is called a ladder stitch)
Adding one solid and two translucent and one solid go back through last ladder and back up through these last 4 beads you have just added. Continue in this fashion until the ring fits your finger. Now going through first ladder and last ladder join the ring together.
(It is best to join at least twice around)
What you need
2 color Seed beads light/dark
THIS IS DONE IN DROP ONE PEYOTE STITCH AND CAN BE DONE IN DROP TWO PEYOTE, BRICK STITCH, OR ANY OTHER LIKE NET STITCHING.
First add 38 seed beads altering the colors between light and dark, take needle and go back through all the beads pull tight to form a circle, tie off.
Take needle and thread and go through first dark bead then add a light bead and go through next dark bead, again add light bead go through dark bead; continue this around until row is done.
Go through first light bead added in previous row, now add a dark bead go through light bead again add dark bead go through light bead; continue this around until row is finished.
Continue repeating steps two and three until you have the proper length for your lighter. Always remember to go through first bead of last row before starting new row.