Graff Diamonds Are Forever!

Director at Graff Diamonds Robert Atkinson and Smuin Ballet Artistic and Executive Director Celia Fushille with the company

Director at Graff Diamonds Robert Atkinson and Smuin Ballet Artistic and Executive Director Celia Fushille with the company Photo: Drew Altizer photography

We were thrilled to have Graff Diamonds host an in-store event celebrating Smuin Ballet’s 20 years of excellence.

Graff Director Robert Atkinson with Felicia Tudal, El Shervini Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Graff Director Robert Atkinson with Felicia Tudal, El Shervini Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

The exquisite soirée was co-hosted by Director of Graff Diamonds Robert Atkinson and took place on Wednesday, April 9 at the Post Street location.

 

 

 

 

Smuin dancers Josh Reynolds, Nicole Haskins, Ben Needham-Wood, Eduardo Permuy, Erica Felsch Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Smuin dancers Josh Reynolds, Nicole Haskins, Ben Needham-Wood, Eduardo Permuy, Erica Felsch Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

This museum quality store is suitably nestled in the heart of San Francisco’s prestigious Union Square shopping district, surrounded by luxury retailers and boutiques.

 

 

Deborah Mann, Betsy Vobach, Smuin Ballet Borad of Trustee member Lee Baxter Photo: Drew Altizer Phtography

Deborah Mann, Betsy Vobach, Smuin Ballet Board of Trustee member Lee Baxter Photo: Drew Altizer Phtography

Graff Diamonds was also one of the notable sponsors of Smuin Ballet’s 20th Anniversary Gala “XXTRAVAGANZA” that took place on March 1st at the San Francisco Design Center’s Galleria.

 

 

 

Smuin Ballet Community Relations Manager Darren Anderson with Sallie & Leon Huntting

Smuin Ballet Community Relations Manager Darren Anderson with Sallie & Leon Huntting Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

The exclusive cocktail reception was a lovely continuation by Graff Diamonds to carry on the festivities of this pinnacle point in Smuin Ballet’s history and honor the benefactors and sponsors of the company.

 

 

 

 

Smuin Ballet Board of Trustee member Tom Aden, Donna Bachle, El Shervini and Celia Fushille

Smuin Ballet Board of Trustee member Tom Aden, Donna Bachle, El Shervini and Celia Fushille Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

It was truly a memorable evening with a delightful crowd that was surrounded by enchanting and breathtaking pieces of  – “The most fabulous jewels in the world”

Click here to check out more photos and coverage in the SFGate & Click here for the coverage in 7x7SF 

** Written by Darren Anderson (Smuin Ballet’s Communications Manager)

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