Joe Piaso Jr.
Joe was born in Albuquerque, New mexico on December 10, 1957. He was raised on the Navajo reservation by his grandfather. As a small boy, Joe watched his grandfather make jewelry and this is what first interest in the art. By the age of 13, Joe was able to make pieces nice enough to sell. This confidence has carried him through decades of artistry. He now works with his son Lyle, who is carrying on the family tradition.