Saturday, December 2nd is Candlelight Shopping in Mineral Point and The Pear is decking its halls and ringing its bells. Join us for some magical Festivas fun from 5pm to 9pm.

We have Christmas elves serving Sock It To Me Santa Christmas Punch, homemade cookies, artichoke & garlic dip with veggies, and artisan Wisconsin cheese and charcuterie by Fromagination in Madison.  

There will be a drawing/giveaway for one lucky shopper to win an original oil painting of Santa by Karen Tarlton.

For those in search of the perfect gift, The Pear has oodles of lovely, unusual, handmade, 
one-of-a-kind, lust-inducing artworks, home goods, hand-knits and jewelry – something for everyone.
Can you hear those sleigh bells jingling, ring ting tingling too? Fa la la la la la la la la.



Paddy Wax Candles are a fave here at The Pear. Gorgeous scents and long burning, a welcome addition to any room.


Pommes Frites Candle Co is a small batch candle company based in Los Angeles. The candles are individually hand poured, and made using domestically grown soy wax, cotton core wicks, fine fragrance oils, and apothecary inspired packaging.



Hail The Carpetbagger: Harriet Story designs and makes these masterfully crafted handbags and purses. A truly original heirloom gift for the accessory lover in your life.


We will be featuring DIY Charcuterie & Cheeseboards by Fromagination in Madison. Impossibly delicious artisanal Wisconsin cheeses and meats.
Hand crafted cutting boards and Fair Trade hand woven Baskets.


Put your name in the bowl and be in the draw to win this original oil painting of Santa – an 12×12 abstract palette knife impressionism on canvas by Karen Tarlton.




Fabulous selection of original and unique hand knitted hats, scarves, gloves & mittens.


Vintage home goods.


Original artworks by Susan Colby:


Original art works by Audrey Christie


Handmade fine silver jewelry by Lauren Powers



Here’s the buzz: Best honey hands down in Wisco and the world. Long reign Queen Bee.




Around the corner from The Pear, we have another building, and this weekend we are having a big sale.

Architectural Salvage, Display Pieces, Furniture, Antiques,
Cabinets, House Parts & Miscellaneous Items.

Friday & Saturday (November 17th & 18th). From 10am to 5pm.

Located at 303 Commerce Street (at The Livery), Mineral Point.


Handcrafted Silver Jewelry by Lauren Powers.

Beautiful, whimsical, striking, sweet, bold and textural. These are just a few of the elements

of Mineral Point based jewelry maker and designer, Lauren Powers’ work.

Showcased at The Pear all-year ’round – a piece of Lauren’s jewelry is the perfect keepsake. Whenever your mom wears it, she will always be be reminded of you.







We’ve been having great fun putting together a gorgeous gift box of hand crafted goodies that will delight, surprise & spoil someone special. Perfect for Mother’s Day – it’s like giving your mom           a happy little holiday at home.

So, what’s in the box? Well, it’s Handmade Central. 

There’s the luscious and creamy, Blossom Whipped Soap, a hand poured Lavender Candle; soothing and therapeutic, smells delightful, and is also fabulously good for mood and lighting. Because, let’s face it, in a certain kind of light – we all look rather right. 

Queen Bee’s Lotion: luxurious, addictive, silken. Rub it in anywhere that needs softening.

Sea Salt Caramels. Delicioso treat-a-most-o.

Fair Trade Bar Soap: Long lasting, moisturizing, subtle fragrance.

Champagne Lavender Lollipop: More delicioso treat-a-most-os.

Festive & Cute, Hand Made Horn: Why not let her eat cake and blow her own horn?

Greeting Card – everything beautifully packaged & ready to give, give, give like the wind.