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  1. Vibrantly Maine: The Maine Tourmaline Story

    Vibrantly Maine: The Maine Tourmaline Story
    Whether you are living far away and want to take a piece of home with you, you have an important, special memory in Maine, or you just love the stunning, vibrant colors of Maine Tourmaline, this gemstone is sure to become a favorite and develop into a piece of jewelry to pass down for generations to come.  Mined right here in Maine, Maine Tourmaline is a local favorite and an international treasure. Varying in shades from bright, raspberry pink, to pink and green watermelon gradient, all the way to a brilliant, solid green, this gemstone is a fantastic way to bring a pop of color to any outfit you’d like to spice up! ...
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  2. Maine Welcomes Gem Hunter David Artinian to Day's in May 2019

    Day's is excited to announce our first ever Artinian Gems shows happening in May! You may find yourself asking what an Artinian Gem show is; I know I did when I was first introduced to them. In summary, they're spectacular social events to be hosted in our Bangor, Augusta, and Topsham stores, combining the fun of gem shopping with educational and creative opportunities. David Artinian, president of the Artinian Gem company and world-renowned gem hunter, will be making his first trip to Maine in May to host these wonderful gem shows, and will share his expertise and stories with our customers as they browse the loose gems offered for sale.I had the pleasure of interviewing David, and only scratched the surface of his exciting career and passion for people. Speaking with David only made me more excited for the events happening in Bangor on 5/16, Augusta on ...
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  3. Amethyst: 2018 Color of the Year

      This February let's channel the late musical icon, Prince, and celebrate Purple Rain! Purple "Reign", that is! Per Pantone, the 2018 Color of the Year is Ultra Violet, and here at Day's Jewelers we are ready to "rock" the color purple. Of course, there is no greater month to for us to embrace Ultra Violet than February when birthstone Amethyst dominates the jewelry world. If you haven't already, very soon you will be seeing Ultra Violet everywhere. From furniture to hair color, candy packaging to cosmetics, clothing to vehicles, so I'm ...
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  4. Opal, October's Birthstone

    Yesterday, I asked Day's Jewelers' Facebook friends to tell me what they would like to read about in your blog. One fan commented that she would like to know more information about birthstones: where they came from, what they mean and any other information we can provide about them. Well, here it is! At the beginning of each month, I will create a blog about that month's birthstone. Fun facts, information and my personal favorite pieces will be shared. Let's start with Opal, October's birthstone. Opal is one gemstone that has many faces. Mostly white, the gemstone captures all colors of the rainbow. As a matter of fact, in some cases up to 21% of the stone is water - therefore it is classified as a mineraloid. This mineraloid can be found in the fissures of rocks. Most commonly in: limonite, sandstone, basalt or marl. The internal structure of the stone is what makes the colors jump out. Depending on where the ...
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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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