Position:Service Manager / Head Goldsmith
Joseph Needham, Head Goldsmith, was trained by master jewelry designers and goldsmiths at the Revere Academy of Jewelry Art in San Francisco. He has since won several awards for his exclusive designs. His expertise allows him to make a ring from scratch to finish; using hand sketched concepts or collections of images and pictures he can create a digital model using Computer Aided Drafting, then proceed with casting and stone setting, to finishing and polishing. He has literally created, finished, or repaired thousands of pieces of fine jewelry.
Joe has followed his father’s entrepreneurial spirit and pursued different business ventures as well as real estate, including transforming the old bishop's storehouse into a home. He married Jenilyn Groutage of Logan, they currently have three boys and one girl. In his spare time, Joe enjoys spending time with his wife and boys, tennis, skiing, and is also an avid cyclist and has competed in LATOJA, Gran Fondo, and other races.