Sascha was born in Bavaria, Germany. His love of jewelry began while he was young. Once he had completed his education at Hanns Seidel Gymnasium and his mandatory year in the army, he began studying business and jewelry in Germany in 1993.
Sascha finished his studies in record time and his work won him a scholarship to Paris. In Paris in 1995, Sascha completed his schooling and apprenticeship and decided to travel to Philadelphia to visit his friend and future wife, Mary, whom he had met at Oktoberfest in Munich a couple years before.
In 1996, the couple spent a month backpacking in Argentina, Paraguay and Bolivia and finally in the summer of 1997, Sascha moved to the U.S. and he and Mary got married.
Sascha first settled in
Sixteen years ago, Mark joined the Day's Jewelers family. A manager from the start, Mark came to Day's from a management career at KB Toys. With a vast amount of retail experience, Mark has managed three Day's Jewelers locations - Auburn, Brunswick, South Portland and now he is back in Auburn. He has also worked as Service Manager and Customer Service Manager in Day's Waterville location.
Mark's favorite part about his job is customer service, he loves working with customers and teaching them about jewelry. He provides his customers with all the information they need to make an informed decision about their jewelry purchases. He has a wealth of knowledge and is always willing to answer questions.
Originally from Michigan,
One of the most exciting thing at Day's Jewelers is the arrival of our new Forevermark product. This week, everyone at Day's is completing a training program so that we all fully understand the Forevermark diamond. We have been in the diamond business since 1914 and never have we seen such a selective diamond. Only L color and up, SI2 clarity and above, and very good cut or above - only about 1% of the world's diamonds can be considered to be a Forevermark diamond. Watch the first step of the Forevermark journey here:
Learn more about FOREVERMARK here.
Linda joined the Day's Jewelers family over ten years ago. She began as a Jewelry Consultant at Day's Jewelers in South Portland and progressed to Assistant Manager.A fewyears ago, she was offered the position of Store Manager in Day's Brunswick location.
Before jewelry, Linda worked as a hair dresser for many years. A client of hers, who was a manager at Carter Brothers (a former jewelry store in Portland) insisted that she come to work for her. Feeling like it was time for something new, Linda accepted the position.
She was employed by Carter Brothers for four and a half years. When Carter Brothers went out of business, Linda decided to take the opportunity to stay at home and raise her two children. Eight years later, she came to Day's
As Day's Jewelers proudly announced 2 weeks ago, we are the exclusive retailer of Forevermark diamonds on Maine and New Hampshire. Forevermark's flawless diamonds are going to be in our stores on October 1, but that didn't stop celebrities from getting their hands on these stunning stones. Last week was the 63 Annual Emmy Awards and there was a multitude of actresses showing off Forevermark's beauty. See the whole list here:
Emmy Nominee Elizabeth McGovern (Lead Actress in Emmy Winning Mini Series, "Downton Abbey") shined in a 75 carat Rough Diamond Crossworks for Forevermark Necklace and Diamond Studs.
Emmy Nominee Julia Stiles (Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series, "Dexter") radiated in a 55 carat diamond look featuring Rahaminov Diamond for Forevermark Diamond Cuff, Forevermark Diamond Teardrop Earrings and Forevermark Marquise shaped Ring, all set in White Gold.
Actress of Emmy Winning Mini Series Joanne Froggatt ("Downton Abbey") shined
Iolite, also called the "gem of the Vikings," is a liquid violet-blue stone, similar to tanzanite and sapphirein that they all share a bluish tone. Mined in India, Sri Lanka, Africa and Brazil, Iolite is easily obtained as a 4 or 5 carat stone, however much larger stones have been found (AGTA).
Iolite's original purpose was serving seafaring Vikings as a navigational tool to give accurate readings of the sun's position on the open seas. Supposedly, the iolite filtered the glare and haze from their eyes, aiding them in their traveling
Everyone has that piece of jewelry that takes them back to the time and place you received it. Its not just a piece of jewelry, its so much more. This Fall, Jewelry Information Center, better known as JIC, wants to know what that special piece is and what it means to you. JIC's Sparkling Snapshots contest is running now through October and by entering, you could win a prize package valued at over $5000! Learn more about the contest here.
Or watch this video!
For me, it's not just a diamond solitaire necklace; its the day I celebrated 4 years of hard work and dedication with my classmates and myfamily. What is your story?
One of the proudest moments of my professional career came this Summer when we were notified by DeBeers that Day's Jewelers had been selected as the exclusive jeweler in Maine and New Hampshire to represent their Forevermark diamond being introduced to the US this Fall. The notification stated; "Your appointment as one of only a limited number of Forevermark Jewelers in the US means that you have been hand-picked by us, according to very exacting standards and we are delighted to be working with you."
For more than 125 years, DeBeers has led the jewelry industry as the world's foremost authority with diamonds. "A Diamond Is Forever" was coined by DeBeers in 1947 and chosen as the best advertising slogan of the 20 th Century. They created the eternity
After more than a quarter century in the jewelry manufacturing and engagement ring business, designer Michael Meksian -simply known as "Michael M."knows his customer well. "Sophisticated, fashion-forward and modern: those are the characteristics of the woman who will immediately recognize the value of a Michael M jewelry design."
"We are catering to a consumer who desires nothing less than the very best," says Michael. Each jewelry design lives up to this credo through a series of steps from design inception to the consumer's experience in- store. The collection is first imagined by Michael himself, and is then made entirely by hand in the company's Los Angeles design studio. Very labor intensive, every diamond is mounted using a microscope directly on metal, and each hole is individually drilled. The average engagement ring mounting contains nearly 100 diamonds, taking
Who said Day's didn't know how to have fun?! On August 21, Day's Jewelers in Brunswick participated in a fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Brunswick by playing mini-golf. Linda, Yolanda, Issyand Lynn all putted for a cause under the name "Diamond Divas". The Diamond Divas in Brunswick challenged both the Auburn and South Portland Day's Jewelers locations to see who could raise the most money for this great cause. When the dust settled, Brunswick came outon top. Thank you everyone in the Brunswick store who participated
If for any reason you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase within 30 days of receipt, you may return any merchandise that has not been altered, engraved or customized for a refund, credit or exchange. Merchandise returned must be in its original condition. Any purchase made with a credit card must be returned to the original credit card. Please read more about our Returns and Exchanges Policy.
FREE SHIPPING OVER $95 – FREE OVERNIGHT OVER $1000
AAll orders shipped UPS are fully insured and require a signature at time of delivery unless shipped by USPS. Each item is cleaned, polished and inspected before it is wrapped and shipped to you. Orders over $1,000 enjoy free overnight shipping via UPS. For engravings and ring sizing, please add an additional 2-3 business days to your order. Special orders or customizations may take 3-4 weeks. Please read more for full shipping information.
Day's Jewelers requires suppliers to provide a written warranty, for every diamond purchased, that it was acquired from non-conflict sources. Furthermore, as a certified member of the Responsible Jewellery Council, Day's is committed to supporting and promoting the highest level of social, ethical and environmental responsibility in our communities and in the areas of the world where our products are sourced. Learn more about the Day's Promise...
100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE
If for any reason you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase within 30 days of receipt, you may return any merchandise that has not been altered, engraved or customized for a refund, credit or exchange. Merchandise returned must be in its original condition.
Your jewelry purchased from Day's Jewelers is warranted for a lifetime against defects in materials and craftsmanship. To be eligible for this warranty, your piece of jewelry must be inspected at any Day's store at least once every six months. If you should live in an area where there is no Day's store located, we would be happy to recommend a reputable jeweler to perform the required semi-annual inspections. Day's also offers a low cost extended care plan that covers normal wear and tear of items not deemed as defective.
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