Michelle "Milo" Lowden (b.1989) is the proud founder and owner of Milo Creations which specializes in hand-painted Pueblo jewelry. She is the first arts entrepreneur to participate Eighth Generation's Inspired Natives Project.
Michelle is the youngest of two, born to Roberta Charlie and Aaron Lowden, both from the Pueblo of Acoma. She currently operates and resides on the Pueblo of Acoma Reservation in New Mexico. Michelle has been creating jewelry for nearly five years. Her inspiration to reconnect traditional designs through a contemporary medium began with studying her family's history of illustrious potters. (e.g. Marie Z. Chino and Carrie Chino Charlie) Michelle is currently in the process of receiving her Associates in Business at the New Mexico State University-Grants Campus. She plans for Milo Creations to become more than a jewelry company and appeal to a diverse audience.
View Michelle's growing number of Eighth Generation products here.