What Does It Mean When Something Is Handcrafted?

What Does It Mean When Something Is Handcrafted?

What Does It Mean When Something Is Handcrafted? When shopping for special gifts for loved ones, you may have come across the terms “handmade” and “handcrafted”. Though they sound similar and both suggest that a human has been involved in the production process, they actually mean two different things. Before you make your next special … [Read more…]

Diamonds and Pearls Are a Natural Pairing

Diamonds and Pearls Are a Natural Pairing

Diamonds and Pearls Are a Natural Pairing April’s birthstone, diamonds are “a girl’s best friend” and so much more. At Add-A-Pearl, we’re obviously partial to pearls, but we love and appreciate diamonds as well. Stunning to behold and a perennial classic, diamonds have captivated hearts and inspired awe since the 4th century BC. In this … [Read more…]

What Gifts Do Most Girls Like?

What Gifts Do Most Girls Like?

What Gifts Do Most Girls Like? Are you on the hunt for the perfect gift for your favorite girl, whether she’s your daughter, granddaughter, niece, sister, or someone else special in your world? Buying a gift for anyone can feel intimidating, but it’s especially nerve-wracking when you’re trying to express your appreciation and love for … [Read more…]

Spring 2022 Fashion Trends – Including Pearls!

Spring 2022 Fashion Trends - Including Pearls!

Spring 2022 Fashion Trends – Including Pearls! Spring has sprung! It’s a time when the natural world revives itself after the cold winter months, and sunlight becomes more plentiful. Similarly, humans like to shake off their winter doldrums, welcoming the warm weather with a fresh perspective and possibly a new outfit or two. What are … [Read more…]

What Does It Mean When Someone Gives You a Pearl?

What Does It Mean When Someone Gives You a Pearl?

What Does It Mean When Someone Gives You a Pearl? Have you recently received a pearl or pearl jewelry as a gift? You may be wondering about the pearl’s significance. What makes it so special? If you’re gifted a pearl, then you’re a very lucky individual! In this blog post, we explain why pearls make … [Read more…]

The History of Valentine’s Day

The History of Valentine's Day

The History of Valentine’s Day One of the most common criticisms about Valentine’s Day is that it’s just a “Hallmark holiday”, meaning it’s a holiday that exists only for commercial purposes. Every year on February 14th, sales of chocolates, cards, and roses skyrocket as individuals get struck by Cupid’s arrow and go out of their … [Read more…]

The Role of the Pearl in the Arts

The Role of the Pearl in the Arts

The Role of the Pearl in the Arts Throughout history, pearls have played a prominent role in arts and culture. Symbols of powerful concepts like rarity and purity, pearls are beloved by artists, writers, and other creators, who naturally find inspiration and meaning in their beauty. In our past blog posts, we’ve highlighted the various … [Read more…]