Be one of 145
one of seven gemstone & jewelry grab bags
valued at up to $2,000
bag valued at up to $560! Seven lucky participants will receive one
Chatham gemstone bag plus a BONUS PRIZE
of jewelry*. 138 participants will receive one bag containing 1 - 3 Chatham
gemstones weighing between 1/2 to 1 carat total weight*. And, all
participants will receive a $100 gift card from Compton Jewelers.
BONUS PRIZES include:
1. 30" sterling silver and black onyx station
necklace; retail value
2. Sterling silver and turquoise button earrings; retail value =
14K yellow gold 3-prong pendant containing a .72 carat round Chatham
created emerald on a 14K fine link
chain; retail value = $400
4. 14K yellow gold 4-prong pendant containing a 1.09 carat round
Chatham created padparascha sapphire, on a
14K fine box chain;
retail value = $550
5. 14K yellow gold gray
faceted chalcedony drop earrings with diamond accents; retail value
6. 14K yellow gold wide band hoop earrings with omega backs; retail
value = $575
7. 0.49ct round brilliant Chatham created amber diamond, VVS
clarity; retail = $1,470
Grab bag will contain Chatham Created gemstone(s) weighing between
.5 and 1 carat total
weight. Bags will contain between one and three gemstones. The
value of the gems is $225 - $460 plus a $100 gift card from Compton
Jewelers. Seven bags will
contain a bonus prize as described above, plus a $100 gift card from
All proceeds from the Gem Grab benefit the Maryland Parents
Association Student Scholarship Fund. This fund assists students who
are experiencing extenuating financial circumstances to help them
persist at the University.
HOW IT WORKS
your ticket now for $75. Only 145 tickets will be sold!
Participants will proceed to the Gem Grab table located at
Family Weekend Registration in the Grand Ballroom on Friday, October
2 (12 – 8:30 p.m.) or on Saturday, October 3 (8:30 a.m. – 3:30
Each participant will
choose a number ranging from 1-145.
Participant then will receive the Gem Grab bag associated with that
number, open the bag, and reveal the prize.
Numbered Gem Grab bags are dispensed on a first come, first served
basis. You do not need to be a Family Weekend attendee to
participate in the Gem Grab.
package will contain a single gem weighing between 1/2 and 1 carat,
multiple, matching gemstones weighing between 1/2 and 1 carat total
weight. Gemstone value ranges between $225 and $460.
Seven lucky participants will receive one package of Chatham Created
gemstone(s) described above along with a BONUS PRIZE of jewely
ranging from $299 - $1470 in value. 138 participants will receive
one package of beautiful Chatham Created gemstone(s) valued at $225
All 100 participants will receive a $100 gift card from Compton
Click here to purchase tickets.
ABOUT THE GEMSTONES & GRAB BAGS
bags contain one or two Chatham Created gemstones valued at $400 and
a $100 gift card from Compton Jewelers; total value is $500.
bags contain a Chatham Created gemstone(s) valued at $400 and a $100
gift card from Compton Jewelers, plus a BONUS PRIZE of jewelry
valued at up to $1,470.
Please note that all proceeds will benefit the Maryland Parents
Association Student Scholarship Fund; however, participation in the
Gem Grab is not tax-deductible since prizes are awarded to every
A very special thank you to the following sponsors. Their generosity
makes this fundraiser possible.