You waited until the last minute to shop for jewelry, didn't you? But it isn't too late for Christmas delivery -- you still have a couple of days to find the perfect jewelry gift. End dates vary, but quite a few jewelry stores (and retailers with jewelry departments) are offering excellent sales and free express shipping with delivery before Christmas.
Blue Nile gives you until 3 p.m. Eastern time on either the 22nd or 23rd to select most jewelry gifts, and will ship your package free by FedEx. Blue Nile is counting down the days to Christmas with special offers, but shop there and you'll find that the company sells a huge variety of jewelry, from sterling silver bracelets to gemstone pieces to diamond jewelry and loose diamonds. If you miss the shipping deadline, consider a gift certificate, which can be emailed in time for Christmas if ordered by 6 p.m. Eastern on December 24th.
Shop Red Envelope for savings of 10% on all orders, 15% on $80+ orders and 20% on ordering totaling $125 or more. The sale ends December 31. Red envelope sells trendy fashion jewelry and all sorts of other accessories and household items. Today (12/20/09) the company is still offering guaranteed Christmas delivery at normal shipping costs. There's no word if costs will increase as we move forward towards the holiday.
Ross-Simons is offering 30% off of orders over $250 and 15% off all other orders. Order your jewelry by Tuesday, December 22nd at noon Eastern time. The company sells nearly any type of jewelry you might need, including vintage pieces in their estate jewelry department.
Fossil is a favorite destination for watches, but did you know they sell jewelry, shoes, clothing and handbags, too? Fossil offers free overnight shipping on all orders. Order by December 22nd if you're looking for delivery by Christmas.
Old Navy has a nice selection of inexpensive multi-strand necklaces, along with lots of other accessories for men, women and kids. Choose express delivery if you order by Monday, December 21st, and next day delivery if you wait until Wednesday the 23rd (both days have cut-offs at 3 p.m. Eastern time).
Shop Forzieri for unique jewelry, much of it made in Italy. Visit Forzieri and look around. I can almost guarantee you'll find the perfect jewelry and accessories for either a man or a woman. The company offers free express shipping for orders over $195 (use the promo code HOLIDAY09 at checkout). Click through to their Christmas delivery cut-off page, because it varies depending on where you live.