Stephanie Eddy - Jewelry Designer
Stephanie Eddy, a jewelry designer for more than 40 years, is involved in all aspects of bead and jewelry design and creation, from teaching to creating designer quality jewelry kits and tools, featuring "Steps by Steph" instructions.
She has experience working with a variety of medium, from glass fusing and blowing, stained glass, pottery, wire work, welding, fibers, watercolor, floral design, enameling and sculpture, as well as costume and set design. Stephanie branched out into wirework design in 2009 following the creation of her patented Lazee Daizee Viking Knit all-in-one tool. Her freeform wire design, "One Man's Pond Scum", won the 2009 Popular Vote Category In an Internet-wide wire sculpture competition.
Stephanie has taught at bead shows, stores and for bead societies across the U.S., as well as internationally at the Kobe Japan Art Show. Her beadwork has been displayed at the Tokyo Art Metropolitan Museum's Zen Exhibition; she is a featured artist in "The Art of Beading Stitches", among other publications; she has appeared in televised episodes of "Beads, Baubles & Jewels," and will represent Idaho in the upcoming Kalmbach publication "Beading Across America".