Awards and Publications
"Woodland Flowers"
winner of 2012 FMG silver metal in Gemstone competition

" Bronzed Beauty "
Bronze prize winner in 2007 Fire Mountain Gems and Beads beading contest in
Seed bead category.

Bead embroidered collar with agate cabochons and metal dangles and findings.  
Double fringe with netted bead work over hanging fringe.  Unique adjustable hand
beaded clasp.

"Everything Old is New Again"

finalist in 2008 Bead Dreams international competition and exhibit

winner of Best of Show and 1st place in themed category at 2007 Letchworth Arts and
Crafts Show

Bead embroidered collar incorporating fossils and carved horn, stone and glass
beads.  Fringe of carved horn feathers and beaded feathers.  Hand beaded clasp
hooking to bead embroidered cabochons.
"Flower Garden"
Winner of "Honorable Mention" at 2008 Lewiston Art Festival

Small seed beads woven into sculptural flowers with crystal  
centers in shades of blues and greens.  A lush branched
fringe finishes off the neck piece.  The clasp is handmade and adjustable.
"Ice Crystals"  
"Judge's Choice Award"
2008 Fire Mountain Gem's Beading contest
Bead embroidered collar with flat marbles and glass seed beads.
"Flower Paua"
finalist in 2008 Fire Mountain Gems Beading contest

Bead embroidered Paua Shells are joined and layered to form flowers.
They are then joined with crystals and glass beads.
"Tiger Moth"
finalist in Fire Mountain Gems 2009 Beading Contest

Tigereye cabochon and fan, stone butterfly, stone, glass and horn beads.
Silver metal winner in Seed Bead Category
2009 Fire Mountain Gems Beading competition

Bead embroidered collar. Swarovski Rivolis are bead embroidered
and pieces are fit together like a puzzle and joined with Swarovski       crystals.
2013- accepted as Roycroft Master Artisan
For more information about this honor and the background of
the Roycroft, click this link.

R.A.L.A. website

winner of "Design of Distinction" in 2010 "Use the Muse"

Tigereye cabochons and beads, wood finding, Swarovski crystals, copper chain
and findings, glass beads, leather backed

"Cathedral Windows"
finalist in 2010 "Bead Dream" competition

metal findings, misc. glass and stone cabochons, Swarovski montees, glass
beads, leather backing
Betty Stephan Beadwork   
"Cathedral Windows"
Chosen to be pictured on the cover of the book "Showcase 500
Beaded Jewelry"  Two other of Betty's pieces are also included in
this book.
Czarina's Puzzle
Featured in Fire Mountain Gems 2010 catalog
featured in FMG ad on back cover of Beadwork magazine
and Ornament magazine
featured in Fire Mountain Gems 2011 catalog
"Bricks and Stone"
featured in Fire Mountain Gems 2011 catalog
"Pretty as a Peacock"
featured in Fire Mountain Gems 2011 catalog
3rd place in 2012 Battle of the Beadmith competition