• Hassle Free Returns
  • FREE SHIPPING OVER $95 – FREE OVERNIGHT OVER $1000
  • Conflict-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Lifetime Warranty
  • Best Price Promise

gemstone information

  1. 5 Reasons Why You Should Buy a Forevermark Diamond

    5 Reasons Why You Should Buy a Forevermark Diamond
    Maybe you’re looking for a special gift to surprise someone you love. Or maybe the six months of COVID-19 stay-at-home orders have brought you and your partner closer. Maybe spending all of this time together has made you realize that you’re ready for forever. Now you’re wondering, what’s the next step? A proposal. It could be in the privacy of your own home, socially distanced with friends and family, or at your favorite outdoor spot. What will you wear? How will you ask? There are so many little details that make up the proposal, but only one that will seal the deal: the diamond.  By now, you’ve scoured Pinterest boards looking for hints and tips, and you are probably feeling a bit overwhelmed. That’s where we come in. Here at Day’s Jewelers, we’ve been diamond professionals since 1914. No matter the design or price point, we’re here to help. We carry hand selected Fore ...
    Read more »
    This entry was posted in: engagement rings , diamond engagement ring , wedding day , wedding ideas , diamond , information about , gemstone information , forevermark diamonds , forevermark , forevermark de beers
  2. April's Birthstones: Diamond Alternatives

    April's Birthstones: Diamond Alternatives
    Perhaps the most well-known of all the modern birthstones is April’s: diamonds. Diamonds are prevalent in the jewelry industry due to their brilliance, beauty, and lasting impression. But their popularity can often lead to a perception of unaffordability due to how rare the gemstones are. The alternate birthstones for April are coincidentally two of the most popular diamond alternative gemstones: white topaz and quartz. Both topaz and quartz develop in a variety of colors. Diamonds are known for their “fancy” colors, as well, but the availability of topaz and quartz in a near-rainbow of colors makes them both fantastic, price-conscious alternatives to diamond. ...
    Read more »
    This entry was posted in: keith jack , birthstones , gemstone information , birthstone , diamonds online , april birthstones
  3. If You're Short on Time, Give a Classic Jewelry Gift this Holiday Season!

    Christmas is just a little more than a week away, and if you haven’t gotten all your shopping done, Day’s is here to help! Not only do we have a great quiz to help make choosing the right gift as simple as can be, but we also have an outstanding collection of classic gifts that never go out of style. Hoops  ...
    Read more »
    This entry was posted in: family , gemstones , gemstone information , Day's Jewelers , Jewelers in Maine , maine jewelers , holiday gift ideas , christmas gifts
  4. Shop Colored Engagement Rings with Day's Ultimate 2019 Guide!

    Considering a romantic holiday proposal this winter?  A colored gemstone engagement ring may be a great option for someone looking for something different, and these stones often make affordable alternatives to diamonds. Day's can help you create the ring of your dreams by combining a mounting with a loose colored gemstone of your choice, or select a finished ring from our in-house collection. Keep a few things in mind when you're shopping for a colored gemstone engagement ring: The “wear-ability” of the stone is crucial.  Center stones that are recommended as engagement rings should have a hardness of 7.5 or higher on the Mohs scale. This includes: Sapphires or rubies. Corundum has a hardness of 9.0 and is the hardest of all colored gemstones. Sapphires are a great option as they come in a variety of colors, including blues (in various hues), blue/green, pink, purple, green, yellow, and peach/orange. ...
    Read more »
    This entry was posted in: engagement rings , wedding planning , wedding ideas , winter wedding , wedding , gemstones , sapphires , rubies , information about , gemstone information , gemstone facts , Day's Jewelers , maine jewelers , 2020 trends , engagement ring trends
  5. Tantalizing Tanzanite is December's Gorgeous Birthstone!

    December has arrived, and with it, our New England winter begins to truly roll in. December’s birthstone, tanzanite, is the perfect gemstone to go with the chill settling into the air, with its rich violet tones and glimmering shimmer.   ...
    Read more »
    This entry was posted in: winter wedding , gemstones , birthstones , information about , gemstone information , gemstone facts , Day's Jewelers , Jewelers in Maine , maine jewelers , tanzanite , december birthstone
  6. November's Birthstone is Here! Say Hello to Glamorous Citrine

    November brings an unavoidable chill to New England with its arrival. As we creep ever closer to winter, the bright colors of autumn begin to fade. Leaves are steadily abandoning their trees, but there’s still a vivid punch of color out there! November’s birthstone is represented in glimmering citrine, one of the most sought after yellow-to-orange gemstones in the industry, making this the perfect gem to match with the colors of November. Citrine is a variety of quartz, infused with iron to give it that yellow-orange color. As part of the same family as amethyst, citrine and amethyst are actually capable of combining, forming lovely ametrine. Thi ...
    Read more »
    This entry was posted in: birthstones , information about , gemstone information , birthstone jewelry , birthday gifts , citrine , november birthstone
  7. Celebrate Your October Birthday with Stunning Opals

    Is there a gemstone as enchanting as an opal? You’d be hard pressed to find one! Opals have a magical quality called opalescence, giving them a shimmery, rainbow-like appearance when turned in a beam of light. This play-of-color is part of what makes opals so valuable and sought-after, and the color combinations within an opal are endless. Some stones are primarily white with a rainbow play-of-color across the surface; some are gray with blue and green sparkles, some red with fiery sparks of yellow and orange. The color options are endless and unique. It’s this rainbow of possibilities that make opals so enchanting; every color combination that can be imagined can be found across the spectrum of opals, making this October birthstone a special one indeed.Opal jewelry comes in a variety of different shapes and sizes, as well. Doublets and triplets are commonly seen in a variety of jewelry. Dou ...
    Read more »
    This entry was posted in: gemstones , birthstones , information about , gemstone information , gemstone facts , Day's Jewelers , birthstone , opals , october birthstone
  8. The Scoop on Lab-Grown Diamonds in 2019

    As lab-grown diamonds become more prevalent in mainstream jewelry, there’s still a lot of mystery surrounding the gems. The phrase “lab-grown,” "synthetic," or "lab-created" brings to mind scientists stirring a vat of mysterious liquid that somehow results in something similar to a diamond being created, but that’s not quite the process. Let’s review a few of the burning questions that may be on your mind when it comes to lab-grown diamonds. Photo courtesy of Lightbox Are they real?In short, yes, lab-grown diamonds are real diamonds. They have the same physical, chemical, and optical properties that natural diamonds do; the only difference between l ...
    Read more »
    This entry was posted in: gemstones , diamond , information about , gemstone information , gemstone facts , Day's Jewelers , jewelry education , did you know , online shopping , jewelry , gift , diamond prices , diamonds online , buying a diamond , internet diamond prices , tips on buying a diamond , diamonds , synthetic diamonds , man made diamonds , diamond information , lab-grown diamonds
  9. Sapphires: the Rainbow Birthstone of September

    When one thinks of royalty, one thinks of sapphires. These magnificent blue gems have long been a favorite of royals and even steals the show in Princess Diana’s engagement ring. But the beautiful rich blues that are most commonly associated with sapphires aren’t the only shade these gems come in. Sapphires are available in a rainbow of colors- pinks, reds, oranges, yellows, greens, the ever-popular blues, and purples, and each color comes in various hues and tones. The range of sapphire colors means there’s a sha ...
    Read more »
    This entry was posted in: engagement rings , gemstones , sapphires , birthstones , information about , gemstone information , gemstone facts , Day's Jewelers , Jewelers in Maine , maine jewelers , jewelry trends , engagement ideas , jewelry services , jewelry education , birthstone , online shopping , learn about , jewelry , gift , jewelry styles , engagement ring , birthstone jewelry , september birthstone
  10. Why the Responsible Jewellery Council is an Investment Customers Should Care About

    In 2007, Day’s Jewelers became one of the first retail jewelers in the United States to join the Responsible Jewellery Council. The Responsible Jewellery Council is a worldwide network of jewelers, vendors, and manufacturers committed to ensuring that a set of best business practices are enforced within the jewelry industry.  RJC is a very intense commitment, but what does this mean for Day’s Jewelers customers? Why should you care that Day’s is an RJC participant?  What benefit does an RJC membership offer to you, and how does it affect the jewelry you buy ...
    Read more »
    This entry was posted in: information about , gemstone information , Day's Jewelers , Jewelers in Maine , maine jewelers , jewelry education , did you know , learn about , buying a diamond , jewelers that care , socially responsible , New Hampshire jeweler , Maine jeweler , american jewelers , new england jewelers , conflict free diamonds , jewelers online
Page
HASSLE FREE RETURNS

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.

CONFLICT-FREE

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.

LIFETIME WARRANTY

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.

BEST PRICE PROMISE

Day's adheres to an everyday low price policy so you can always shop knowing you’re getting the best price possible from an authorized retailer.

  • We promise to offer the lowest price possible on all of our items every day
  • We never apply additional markup just to put an item on sale
  • We have free shipping on orders over $95