Jolene is a daughter of well-known artists Ben and Felicita Eustace. Ben, from Zuni, was a jeweler who, in turn, taught his Cochiti wife Felicita the art of jewelry making. Jolene was educated at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe. She learned jewelry making from her parents and Hopi jeweler Duane Maktima. Jolene’s hallmark is a stamped “JAE.” with a sunburst hallmark.