Koia Karasova

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At Ansteorra 40th Year, September 2019
Registered Name: Koia Karasova
Resides: Namron
Status: Active
Joined SCA: 04/2016
Order of Precedence
Koia Karasova

Per pale argent and sable, a sun counterchanged sable and Or within a bordure counterchanged.

Boiarynia Koia Karasova

Previously Known As: Sunewa Káradóttir
Preferred Title: Boiarynia
Pronouns: She/Her

With the 81st Crown at Their Coronation

Additional Registered Heraldry:

  • (fieldless) A sun per pale sable and Or (badge)


  • Local Offices Held:
  • Kingdom Offices Held:
    • SMO, Kingdom, 2022- Present

Persona History:

A Kievan Rus noblewoman during the reign of Olga of Kiev.


  • Event Stewarding
  • Sewing early period Garb
  • Block Printing
  • Rapier Fighting
  • Fighter Support
  • Entouraging
  • Lampwork
  • General Moral Support


Timeline of Activity:

  • Joined April 2016
  • Received her Award of Arms at Namron Protectorate, 2017
  • Received the Torsade of Namron at Namron Protectorate, 2018
  • Received the Sable Crane of Ansteorra at Northkeep Castellan, 2019
  • Received the Sable Thistle of Ansteorra (Costuming) at Virtual Court, Sept 19 2020
  • Received the Sable Thistle of Ansteorra (Block Printing) at Glaslyn Artisan, 2021
  • Won Novice Glaslyn Artisan competition at Glaslyn Artisan, 2021
  • Received a Sable Sparrow for her work as Royal Liaison at the Premier Vindheim Coronet, at Gulf Wars 2022
  • Advanced to the Order of the Iris of Merit, at Steppes 12th Night 2023
  • Received a Sable Sparrow for her work as KSMO for the Month of PRIDE 2023 & creating a DEIB safe environment online, at July Crown Tournament 2023
Kitchen Help for Wiesenfeuer Yule, 2018 with Yzabeau Brossier

Prior Groups:

Populace Provided Information:

Kolfinna Egilsdóttir

Koia is my real-life daughter, and it has been such a joy to watch her learning new skills, and outright blossoming as she walks the path of Service in the SCA. It has been a genuine pleasure to defer to her knowledge of Rus garb as I embarked on my first attempts.

Kyna Terricsdottir

Koia once ran an entire chivalric tournament blindfolded.


  • Koia appears in the Ansteorra Dance Video
  • Koia is a photographer and has a photographer release form for all of her photography.

Notable Contributions or Accomplishments:

Areas of Service

Event Steward:

Lyst Coordinator:

  • Namron Medieval Fair Demo, 2018
  • Support, Northkeep Castellan, 2018
  • Eldern Hills Samhain, 2018
  • Skorragardr Axeman, 2019
  • Wiesenfeuer Baronial, 2019
  • Namron Medieval Fair Demo, 2019
  • Northkeep Castellan, 2019
  • Namron Protectorate, 2019
  • Skorragardr Axeman, 2019
  • Namron Protectorate, 2021
  • Namron Medieval Fair Demo, 2022
  • Namron Protectorate, 2022

Other Event Positions:

  • Water Support Coordinator, Namron Beltane, 2018
  • Royal Liaison, Vindheim, Vindheim Coronet, Winter 2021

Support role:

  • Lyst Coordinator Support, Medieval Fair Demo, 2017
  • Lyst Coordinator Support, Namron Protectorate 2017
  • Lyst Coordinator Support, Eldern Hills Samhain 2017
  • Water bearing, Protectorate 2017
  • Feast staff, Protectorate 2017
  • Water bearing, War of the Rams 2018
  • Feast staff, Yule
  • Feast staff, wInterkingdom
  • Black Star, Event, & group Digital Graphics, Throughout Kingdom


  • Namron B&B Kyna and Eadwulf
  • Wiesenfeuer B&B Dee and Valia
  • Namron B&B Uliana and Micolay
  • Head of Entourage - Uliana and Micolay
  • Acting Head of Entourage at Protectorate 2022 - Kolfinna and Yancy
  • Crown, Jason and Margherita
  • Crown, Jason and Margherita II
  • Crown, Vlad and Margaret
  • Crown, Jason and Margherita III (Golden Star)
  • Crown, Floki and Elizabeth (Golden Star)
  • Crown, Creppin and Toryn (Golden Star)
  • Namron B&B Kolfinna and Yancy
  • Crown, Gabriel and Sonja (Golden Star)

Non-Armigerous Awards and Recognitions:

  • Torsade of Namron
  • Argent Fleur of Namron
  • Mog Cog from Mooneshadowe
  • Golden Star from Jason & Margherita III
  • Golden Star from Floki & Elizabeth I
  • Golden Star from Creppin & Toryn II
  • Golden Star from Gabriel & Sonja III


Mundane Information:

Type One Diabetic.

Special Needs:

In Case of Court:

Do not escort unless Koia asks.