Three strands of huge amber beads make up one dramatic, even show-stopping, necklace on view in “Desert Jewels” at the Museum of the African Diaspora in The City.
Subtitled “North African Jewelry and Photography from the Xavier Guerrand-Hermes Collection,” the exhibit of nearly 100 adornments and about two dozen mostly 19th-century photographs provides a brief glimpse into the lives of the people of the region. Read More
San Francisco Beautiful Awards Gala: “Together for San Francisco — A Masquerade Soiree” was the theme of the annual fundraiser for the group dedicated to creating and maintaining The City’s beauty. Held Friday at the Palace Hotel, the celebration of the 2011 San Francisco Beautification Award winners, chaired by Sharon Seto, featured cocktails, fine dining and dancing. Read More