Nancy Heitz

August 31, 2018

KVO names a necklace after a special woman and today we are naming this necklace after a woman named Nancy Heitz. Nancy has been my son, Bryce’s reading teacher at Hindley Elementary for a few years. Nancy is an example of what is right about Darien schools. She is an example of... Read More

Shane Ford

August 21, 2018

For those of you new to KVO Collections, we name pieces of our collection after important people in our lives. We haven’t named a necklace in a while and thought this Valentine’s Day would be the perfect time to tell you about an amazing person who is very, very dear to my... Read More

Julie Ramsey Emrhein

August 21, 2018

KVO Collections likes to name pieces in their collection after people who have had an impact on our lives. Today, I would like to tell you about a woman named Julie Ramsey Emrhein, who I knew at Dickinson College. I played field hockey there and I came to know Julie because she... Read More

Carly Horen-Walko

August 21, 2018

Every few weeks, KVO Collections names pieces of their collection after special women. One of the best parts of working at KVO Collections is the people we meet and the relationships we form. This week, I want to tell you about a woman named Carly Walko who we have met along our... Read More

Ahmad Mickens

August 21, 2018

KVO Collections likes to name jewelry after special women. However, this week we are changing it up and focusing on this man! I am honored to tell you about Ahmad Mickens. Ahmad is special. He is a true inspiration with the work that he does. Ahmad owns a gym in Stamford, CT... Read More

Eunice Pendergast

August 20, 2018

KVO names jewelry after special woman who inspire them and today we want you to meet Eunice. As a child, my family moved around a lot. We moved almost 2-3 years. It seemed that whenever I developed close friends, we were moving again. So Eunice is very special to me as she... Read More

Shelly Smith

December 13, 2016

Today is my favorite kind of post to do because it is when KVO names a piece of our collection after a special person. I love writing about people and highlighting the importance of who they are in the world. Since today is Veteran’s Day, we thought it would be fitting to... Read More

Paige Springer Daggett

October 19, 2016

This is my favorite time of the month when we name a piece of jewelry after a special woman. This week we would like to honor a woman named Paige Daggett who has been a friend of mine for over 20 years. Paige and I knew each other before we were married... Read More

Carole Allers

September 20, 2016

This is Carole Allers. Every Tuesday, KVO Collections names a piece of jewelry after an important woman. This week, the necklace we are naming after Carole is one of our most unique, chic, hip, sharp, super cool, voguish, edgy, sassy, classy, and majestic. And the reason why we are naming it after... Read More

Bryce Ford

September 13, 2016

As many of you know, KVO Collections names their jewelry after a special woman. This week KVO Collections is taking a bit of a detour and instead we are going to highlight a very special boy. This is Bryce and he is Julia’s youngest son. Bryce is 10 years old and he... Read More

Suzanne Vita Palazzo

August 23, 2016

I met Suzanne a few years ago when she was the Health and Fitness Director at the Darien YMCA. From the first time I met her, I knew instantly that she was one amazing woman. Her greatness beams outward. She now co-owns a gym in Stamford, CT called Upper Deck Fitness. It’s... Read More

Dulcie Ford

August 23, 2016

This is Dulcie…..her full name is Dulcie Ravenna Kentucky River Rock Clarkson Ford and she is a warrior woman! She is fearless, strong, wild, smart, gentle, beautiful, and she is the best sister in law. Dulcie grew up in an intentional living community or commune in New Mexico called the Mimbres Hot... Read More

Kathy Doyle

August 19, 2016

Tuesday, KVO names a necklace after a special woman, but today we are naming a pair of earrings after a woman named Kathy Doyle who Claudia and I know from Chatham, Massachusetts. Kathy was a good friend of Claudia’s when she lived on Cape Cod and she worked for Kathy for a... Read More

Celeste Ford

July 13, 2016

It’s Tuesday! This is our favorite posting of the week because we name a necklace after a woman in our lives and get to tell everyone why she is so special. Today we are naming one of our lariats after a woman named Celeste Ford. Celeste is my husband’s aunt and she... Read More

Kelly Lesko

May 18, 2016

This week we want to honor Kelly Lesko. I read on the internet the other day a posting that said, “The people we surround ourselves with either raise or lower our standards. They either help us to be become the-best-version-of-ourselves or encourage us to become lesser versions of ourselves. We become like... Read More

Ann Sorgenti

May 12, 2016

Coco Chanel once said, “a girl should be 2 things: classy and fabulous.” And that is exactly what Ann Sorgenti has. This week, KVO Collections wants to name the open tear necklace after Ann Sorgenti. She was our mom’s dear friend. They were corporate wives, during a time when wives would travel... Read More

Marilyn Myers

April 26, 2016

Marilyn Myers…..There is no other woman I have known quite like her. Each week, KVO Collection names one of our necklaces after an important woman. And this week, we are naming our round ruby and diamond necklace after my husband, Boomer’s mom. Words that come to mind when I think of Marilyn... Read More

Jen Burke

April 19, 2016

This is Jen Burke. This week KVO Collections would like to name our oval necklace after her. Jen is one of my dearest friends. She was my first friend when I moved to Darien and has continued to be a very important part of my life. Whenever I have a parenting question... Read More

Skylar Ford

April 19, 2016

This is Skylar “Sky” Ford, Julia’s daughter. KVO Collections would like to name this simple round necklace after Sky. How can I do justice in my written words to describe truly how special this girl is? At 14 years old, she is probably one of the smartest people I know and I... Read More

Katharine Rose Kirner

April 7, 2016

We would like to name our large “smiley” necklace to Claudia’s dear friend Kate because when you are with her, you just want to smile! Claudia met Kate in 1998 when they both were working at the Institute for Heath and Healing at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. Kate is... Read More