For those of you who do not check Jane 's fabulous site for patterns and techniques, I suggest you do! Here is where I found the instructions for adding beads to a split ring:
I had begun trying to figure out how to tat this for The Boss myself, but could have saved both time and aggro (+ profanity) had I just gone to Jane's site first!
There are no excuses. After all, we have it so easy- so much out there for us in Tat-Land and everywhere else with just the tap of a finger.
Thank you, Jane. You are a treasure.