Gaye Döşer is a Turkish beading designer and mixed media artist. She was born in Istanbul in 1970. She graduated from Yildiz Technical University and majored in Mineralogy. In 1993, she started her own designs with silver and semiprecious stones. She has had an editorial role for over 8 years in some jewelry magazines. She has created 24 books and 12 CD sets for those interested in beading and jewelry design. She designs unique pieces for special shops at Grand Bazaar which has traditional jewelry designs, and she teaches lampworking, beadmaking, and mixed media, metal clay and beading arts lessons in her own atelier named “Beady Cats”.