The 5th Green Box is here! We're halfway through with our 7th season. This week we're including a brand that we are reintroducing to the store... and it is Dabakarov! Dabakarov states that "Exceptional is our standard,” a sentiment echoed by numerous enthusiasts and professional jewelers alike. Over two generations, the Dabakarov family has dedicated themselves to the meticulous creation of outstanding gold and precious stone earrings, necklaces, and rings. For almost 40 years, their family enterprise has delighted jewelry aficionados with impeccably colored gemstones and flawless settings. Dabakarov is renowned for its innovative designs, seamlessly blending trendsetting and classic elements, embodying both boldness and grace. Distinctive shapes and vibrant colors define this luxury brand's identity in high fashion. The Dabakarov family has immersed itself in the jewelry industry since 1984, specializing in fine jewelry featuring gold or platinum adorned with diamonds, precious gemstones, and semi-precious gemstones. Through the years, Dabakarov jewelry has transformed into a powerhouse of style, refinement and pure artistry. The box finder this week will receive these 14k white gold dangle earrings that feature fire opal, tsavorite and diamond. These earrings have a retail value $4,000.

Green Box Status :: Has been found.

Francis Robert Goulding, author, clergyman, inventor and was a for a time, the pastor of Bath Presbyterian Church in Augusta. Best known as the author of the popular juvenile novel, “The Young Marooners” and similar books, but "The Young Marooners" book is known in many lands and languages and is an incredibly famous piece of American literature. He was surprised at his own success and wrote to entertain and instruct his own children. Francis R. Goulding like his father achieved eminence in the pulpit, filling many pastorates. Dr. Goulding lived a busy life. He had the restless missionary spirit which he inherited from the Puritans of Dorchester, England, who established themselves in Dorchester, South Carolina, and in Dorchester, Georgia, before the Revolutionary War. Devoting his life to good works, he nevertheless found time to indulge his literary faculty; he also found time to indulge his taste for mechanical invention. He invented the first sewing-machine that was ever put in practical use in the South. His family were using this machine a year before the Howe patents were issued. In his journal of that date (1845) he writes: "Having satisfied myself about my machine, I laid it aside that I might attend to other and weightier duties." He applied for no patent. It’s also said that he wanted to take away the burden of sewing from his wife. 

#1 Clue, Friday Nov. 24th :: Greatness from wanting to teach and entertain.

The author of the (THE YOUNG MAROONERS ON THE FLORIDA COAST) himself was surprised at the great popularity of his story, and has written a history of its origin as a preface. The internal evidence is that the book is not the result of literary ambition, but of a strong desire to instruct and amuse his own children, and the story is so deftly written that the instruction is a definite part of the narrative. The art here may be unconscious, but it is a very fine art nevertheless.

#2 Clue, Saturday Nov. 25th :: I see a symbol containing a triangle on blue, yet I am on a triangle too.

There's a triangle formed by the roads across from Bath Presbyterian Church. This box as at the point of the triangle. You can look across the way and see the blue presbyterian sign, which has several symbols within it, one being a triangle.

#3 Clue, Sunday Nov. 26th :: A tale of one being exploited by another from up north.

Francis R Goulding, was of an inventive frame of mind and between his bouts of studying produced a crude form of sewing machine which he would display with pride to anyone who would take notice. It was in around 1835 that Goulding showed his machine to a young visitor from the north (Howe) who was so impressed that he asked for demonstration after demonstration. A few years later Goulding was thunderstruck to discover Howe had grown rich (and got a patent) using the very design that had been demonstrated to him.

#4 Clue, Monday Nov. 27th :: Sometimes the box is hard to find but this one is at the base of a pine.

The box was a the base of pine tree near the church on a corner.

#5 Clue, Tuesday Nov. 28th (the in-store clue in advance) :: Two youth are stranded and
use their intellect to survive.

This is the plot line of the famous book. This thrilling adventure story follows two young boys who are stranded on a deserted island off the coast of Florida. With danger around every corner and unexpected challenges, the boys must use their wits and bravery to survive. With vivid descriptions of the wilderness and memorable characters, The Young Marooners on the Florida Coast is a timeless outdoor adventure story that will capture the imaginations of young readers.

Bonus Clue at Gerald Jones Auto Group :: An unlikely ponderer of weaponry.

There are also several letters concerning Goulding's ideas for inventions, notably a letter from a fellow-inventor, John Branan Read (1816-1900), in 1861, which discusses in depth Goulding's idea for rocket-propelled cannon-shot. We felt like a rocket-propelled cannon-shot invention was an unusual idea for a pastor.

The Bonus Clue :: From now to the end of this season you'll be able to visit any dealership of the Gerald Jones Auto Group starting at 10am for a bonus clue for each Green Box (that's one clue for the whole week). This clue will not be emailed, texted, on social or on our websites. In turn, the Auto Group will draw one a winner from this season to receive a new $35,000 car! Learn about the details here.

Also, if you want to learn more about the game or haven't signed up for the daily clue to be sent you, you may do so here. Also the Green Box will be not just hidden, but well disguised. Also, there is Facebook group for hunters that can be found here. Please, note that only the first clue of the week will be posted on our social media. Visit Windsor Fine Jewelers today at 2635 Washington Rd, Augusta, GA 30904 or call us at (706) 738-7777