Betty Stephan is a Juried Roycroft bead artist living and working in Western New York State. She has been beading for many years, but only discovered her real passion for bead embroidery about 5 years ago. Since then she has created many pieces from simple earrings to very elaborate collars. Stephan has won several awards in national contests, including Fire Mountain Gems and Bead Dreams. She has been published in both Bead and Button Magazine and FMG catalogs.