Instructor: Deanna Pastel

Deanna Pastel was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio.  In 2010 she received her BFA in Jewelry/Metals at Kent State University.  For two years after college, she worked for Heather B. Moore Inc. fine-tuning her skills in soldering gold, setting stones and hand stamping.  She landed in Austin, TX in 2012, and began her career as a main teacher and Studio Manager at Creative Side Jewelry Academy where she has spent the past five years developing curriculum, while working closely with other master artists and her students. She continues to teach at multiple establishments around Austin and still continues her craft at her home studio.



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