The VO Galerie

September 1984
Ornament;Fall84, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p7
The article reports on the opening of the VO Galerie in Washington, D.C. on September 15, 1984. About 250-300 people who attended the event were entertained by a string quartet that included co-owner Joke van Ommen's husband, Charlie. The jewelry of 57 artists who comprise the permanent collection were displayed.


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