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Can Pearls be Added to a Necklace

pearls being strung and knotted with silk thread
There might come a time when you want to add pearls to an existing necklace either to create a longer necklace or you recently discovered pearls stored away in your jewelry box. Before you decide to add pearls, you’ll want to be sure the new found pearls are compatible with your existing pearl necklace. This means the new and existing pearls match each other in size, shape, type and color.

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How Pearls Are Added to a Necklace

spools of white silk thread for pearl stringing
Count and Cut The process begins by taking careful inventory by counting all the pearls and noting any special characteristics on or surrounding the pearls or chain before any work is done. Then, the silk thread is gently removed separating the peals from the chain so the drill holes are clearly visible for further review.

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Tips For Planning a Creative and Fun Bridal Shower

Ladies admiring the bride's engagement ring while holding champagne glasses.
This year is definitely the year of the wedding, so you may be in a position to plan a bridal shower. Eager to kick off the pre-wedding festivities and celebrate your loved one's final months as a single lady? If you’re nodding your head in excitement, then you’re in the right mindset to start organizing an epic bridal shower for your favorite bride.

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Who Should Wear Pearls?

Pearls and white roses on a table
For many centuries, pearls had exclusively been associated with royalty and wealth, but today pearl jewelry is relatively accessible for consumers with many different jewelry budgets. The popularity of pearl jewelry has only continued to grow in recent years.

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Trending Wedding Gift Ideas to Spark Joy

Bride and groom greeting the wedding party by a pool
Who doesn't love a good wedding? The romance, the excitement, the good food, and of course, the gifts! These joyous occasions are enhanced when we can give and receive presents that we know will be cherished for many years to come. To help you keep track of tradition and make sure you're covering all your bases, we've compiled the ultimate guide to wedding gifts—from what they symbolize to who they're for and how to choose the perfect one.

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The Pearl Necklace Debate: What Happens If You Wear Pearls Every Day?

Pearls and lipstick on a mirror
There's been much speculation about whether it's best to save your pearls for special occasions or wear them every day. Some argue that pearls should only be worn on special occasions because they're delicate and can be easily damaged. Others contest this view by saying that you should wear them every day if that's something you enjoy. So how do you know what's best?

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The Grand Return of Weddings: 2022 Trends, Gift Ideas, and Tips

A man and a woman at their wedding
This time of the year, two years ago, the COVID-19 pandemic shut the world down. This meant countless postponed and canceled weddings and just as many heartbroken couples and families. Lucky for many of us, 2022 is expected to be “the year of the wedding” as the coronavirus loosens its grip, and there are fewer restrictions. According to The Wedding Report, approximately 2.5 million weddings will happen this year. Since summer and fall are the most popular wedding seasons, now’s the perfect time to familiarize yourself with the best 2022 big day trends, gift ideas, and guest style tips.

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What Does It Mean When Something Is Handcrafted?

An artisan making a piece of jewelry by hand
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 and sentimental jewelry gift purchase, continue reading this blog post for an explanation.

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