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Christmas Service Schedule for 2013 Holiday Season

For Christmas delivery please refer to the following schedule. Many factors, such as adverse weather anywhere in the nation, can affect service. We will keep you informed of any changes. The following applies to:
  • In-stock items only
  • The 48 contiguous states
  • Assumes any credit or payment issues are resolved by the stated dates and times
  • Shipments are NOT guaranteed for Christmas delivery

Holiday Hours
Please note: Fire Mountain Gems and Beads' holiday hours:
  • Christmas, December 23rd - 25th: Closed
  • New Year's, December 31st - January 1st: Closed
Orders that would normally be processed and shipped on these days will be processed and shipped the following business day.

Packages in transit during these and other government holidays could be delayed by one or more days, depending on the carrier.

Best Way Select - Monday 12/16/13 Close of Business
Not a guaranteed service. As a general guideline orders should leave our Distribution Center no later than Monday, December 16th for delivery before Wednesday, December 25th.
Priority Mail - Friday 12/20/13 Close of Business
Not a guaranteed service. This is routinely a 2-5 day service, however FMG normally allows up to 15 days for delivery. As a general guideline, orders should leave our Distribution Center no later than Friday, December 20th for delivery before Wednesday, December 25th.
UPS Ground - Friday 12/13/13 Close of Business
Not a guaranteed service. Orders must be placed by close of business Friday, December 13th for delivery before Wednesday, December 25th. **Some remote areas will take at least one extra day, must be physical address, no APO/FPO/PO Box.

Note: UPS will temporarily suspend normal service guarantees on packages tendered between Wednesday, December 11th and Tuesday, December 24th, 2013.

If you'd like your order delivered faster than our standard services, please consider upgrading with the following expedited FedEx options: 3 Day, 2nd Day or Priority Overnight.
FedEx 3 Day - Thursday 12/19/13 1 P.M. (PST)
Orders must be placed by 1 PM Thursday, December 19th for delivery before Wednesday, December 25th. **Some remote areas will take one extra day, must be physical address, no APO/FPO/PO Box.

FedEx 2nd Day - Saturday 12/21/13 1 P.M. (PST)
Orders must be placed by 1 PM Saturday, December 21st for delivery before Wednesday, December 25th. **Some remote areas will take one extra day, must be physical address, no APO/FPO/PO Box.

FedEx Priority Overnight - Saturday 12/21/13 1 P.M. (PST)
Orders must be placed by 1 PM Saturday, December 21st for delivery before Wednesday, December 25th. **Some remote areas will take one extra day, must be physical address, no APO/FPO/PO Box.

FedEx Money-Back Guarantee for on-time delivery via expedited services will be suspended temporarily on packages tendered between Wednesday, December 18th and Tuesday, December 24th, 2013.

FedEx Money-Back Guarantee for on-time delivery via Ground/Home Delivery services will be suspended on packages tendered between Wednesday, December 11th and Tuesday, December 24th, 2013.

USPS Express Mail - Sunday 12/22/13 1 P.M. (PST)
Orders must be placed by 1 PM Sunday, December 22nd for delivery before Wednesday, December 25th. **Some remote areas will take one extra day, must be physical address, no APO/FPO/PO Box.

Products sold by Fire Mountain Gems and Beads® are intended for experienced jewelry-makers and designer-artists;
children 14 years of age or younger should use these products with adult direction.

Fire Mountain Gems and Beads, Inc. - One Fire Mountain Way, Grants Pass, OR USA 97526-2373
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