Susan Myers' Profile
My interest in beads dates to childhood, when my pediatrician noted an interest in small objects. By four I was sporting a strand of pop beads as I posed on the Capitol grounds.
In the early 1970s, nurtured by copies of The Bead Journal and what beads I could find in the few local stores, I was making necklaces. My interest in beads never waned, though college intervened a bit. Still, during a semester in London I found a couple of bead stores and happily resumed stringing.
I don't accumulate beads for the sake of collecting; ultimately, anything I acquire can turn up in a necklace.
My designs are infused with memories of the places I've traveled and quietly influenced by the rich North Carolina pottery that surrounds me as I work, then provides display for the finished necklaces. I'm drawn…
- Joined July 11, 2010