Stephanie George, formerly Stephanie Budde, is from a small town in Illinois. She graduated from Texas Institute of Jewelry Technology in 2011 with certification in CAD/Cam and industrial casting. She also completed her JA level II Bench Jeweler Certification.
Following a move to Austin she worked for a prominent jewelry store as a custom goldsmith where she earned a number of Texas design awards including a Best in Show. Stephanie now works as a custom design consultant while building out her home shop and teaching at Creative Side.
“Stephanie does an excellent job of explaining what you need to know, in a patient, methodical manner. She makes working with fire very easy and non-stressful.… If you’re wanting real, applicable skills for your jewelry business…don’t miss this class! The teacher and TA are very experienced, easily accessible, patient , with great ideas.” -Angela, Casting 101 with Stephanie George