Topaz & Pearl Blog

American-Made Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Something for Every Mother
Mother’s Day is fast approaching and when it comes to showing the mom in your life just how special she is, quick and easy isn’t always the answer. In the digital era of uber-convenient e-commerce and Prime shipping, nothing is...
What's my birthstone? A month-by-month guide
Birthstone jewelry is a beautiful personalized gift to yourself or a loved one. I make raw birthstone jewelry with options for every month, including customized necklaces to represent your family. This guide will help you find birthstones by month. Click on the name...
Garnet is the Birthstone of January and So Much More: The Stone of Love & Connection
This post gives a brief history of the stone garnet, which is the birthstone of January (or for the modern astrologer, the stone of Aquarius).  We most commonly see garnet in it's deep red hue, but the more rare forms of...
Shop-Small Gift Guide Part 2: Gifts for Travelers, Road Trippers & Free Spirits
What type of gift do you get a wanderer or a free spirit?  She's on the move and has to be selective about what she brings along.  Shopping for her can be tricky but lucky for us, I spent 8 months traveling with little...
Shop Small Gift Guide 2018: Gifts for Boss Babes, Professionals + Entrepreneurs
She's the boss lady, the trailblazer kicking ass creatively and professionally.  Why not give her a gift that celebrates all her ambitions?  This list of gifts for entrepreneurs and professional women are products are from small businesses and handmade crafters. ...