We urge all customers to inspect your package for damage or tampering before receiving or signing for receipt.
Blue Nile orders are shipped with the reliability and accountability of UPS or USPS shipping.
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For more information about returning an item, read our policy on 30-Day Returns.
For a special touch, we'll include a free gift card and enclose your item in our distinctive Blue Nile packaging so every item arrives presentation-ready.
Shipping to APO & FPO
Blue Nile ships to APO, FPO, and DPO addresses. For more information, please visit our Military Shipping page.
A signature is required for shipments of $1,000 or more, regardless of any signed waivers you may have with our carrier.
When Will Your Order Be Shipped?
For orders shipping to the U.S., you'll find an estimated arrival date listed in the product details for each item. This arrival date is calculated based on the approximate number of days required to process, package, and deliver your order.
- If you place your order before the cutoff time on a regular business day (Monday through Friday), your order will begin processing that day.
- If you place an order on a holiday, Saturday or Sunday, or after the cutoff on a regular business day, your order will begin processing the following business day.
For international orders, we will provide you with an estimated ship date. Actual arrival date may vary based on transport times and customs clearance. For more information on international orders. Visit our international shipping page.
Shipping to Alternate Addresses
If you will not be home to sign for your order, Blue Nile can ship your order to your place of work, or another more convenient destination. As a security precaution to protect our customers against fraud you may be required to provide additional details if shipping to an address different than your billing address.
If you cannot be available, or have someone else available to sign for your package, you can have it shipped to a local hold for pick up location so that you can sign for and pick it up at your leisure. To schedule a hold for pick up, contact a diamond and jewelry consultant.
Your order delivery method is determined by the price of your order (before tax). You'll find your method of free shipping listed on the Shipping Information page within the shopping basket. If available, we provide the option to expedite your order with a faster shipping method for a small fee.
All orders are shipped free via secure carrier, delivery speed is based on the pre-tax value of your order.
- Blue Nile will only ship to a street address, not a P.O. Box address.
- Signature requirements for delivery:
- For orders totaling $1,000 or more, a signature is required, regardless of any waivers you may have with our carrier.
- For orders under $1,000, our carrier may require a signature.
- If you are unable to be available for signature on a weekday, we can arrange a Saturday delivery for an additional fee. Call 0800-170-7887 and a Diamond and Jewelry consultant will arrange this for you.
Blue Nile offers free shipping via trusted carriers into 40 countries and regions. For more information on international shipping, please visit our International Shipping page.
Packaging of Jewelry
Each item will arrive in a soft fabric pouch or a box inside a Blue Nile gift box. View the shipping details tab at the bottom of each product page to see how your order will be presented.
Packaging of Diamonds and Set Rings
Every item we send comes in our signature Blue Nile packaging. Engagement rings arrive in a deluxe ring box within an elegant presentation box ready for your proposal. The presentation box also secures your appraisal certificate and GIA diamond grading report. Loose diamonds are presented in a velvet lined diamond case that securely holds the stone.