Bead collector or jewelry designer? Not a whole lot of difference. LOL. I started beading about three years ago. I needed a sedentary hobby due to rheumatoid arthritis. I first tried drawing but I stunk at that so I moved on to beading.
I started with bracelets. Mostly elastic. Then I learned how to use crimp beads so I moved on to using toggles. After bracelets, I moved on to earrings and finally necklaces.
Here is a slide show of some of my work