Gemfest

2021 Raffle

Thank you prize donors and raffle ticket buyers. 35 prize winners were drawn

The raffle draw was made at Gemfest on Sunday 25 July started after 3pm and finished at 3:55pm.

The club is contacting raffle winners. Raffle winners names are listed below. If calling into the club to collect your prize or calling the club back about your prize, then please use the reference number after your name, not the number on left.

The order the draw was called out in, using reference numbers below, was 31, 30, 29, 28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 19, 20, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1e, 1d, 1c, 1a, 1b.

The order below reflects estimated values.

The first list below is repeated with photographs added in.

Finally we show photographs of the draw in progress

2021 Gemfest Grand Raffle Prizes with values, donors and winners

Valued Description, Donor, Winner, Ref
1 $1,100 White gold setting with a black Tahitian pearl and Tanzanite gemstone. Donated by Gary Wilkie . Won by Nereeda Lins. Ref 1b.
2 $450 A beautifully restored Portuguese Sailing Ship of the past - Lovingly restored and donated by Trevor Hannam. Won by Jayden Moat. Ref. 1a.
3 $300 Gold nugget with sterling silver dual bail and natural blue topaz. Made & Donated by Trevor Hannam. Won by Carol Moore. Ref 2.
4 $250 Yellow Sapphire (facetted), 0.71 carat. Donated by Hans & Joan Arndt of Central Queensland Sapphires Direct from the Outback. Won by Yvette Price. Ref 1c.
5 $250 Electrum gold/silver set, 5.2 grams, with a 6mm cubic zirconia cut gemstone. Made & Donated by Trevor Hannam. Won by Jamie Davis. Ref 3.
6 $250 Painting with a boulder opal - Painting painted by Jamie Thompson and both items donated by Jamie Thompson. Won by Tammy Patane. Ref 4.
7 $195 Golden gem tree on a base of smoky quartz from Agate Creek. Made & Donated by Trevor Hannam. Won by Sophie Capocchi. Ref 5.
8 $150 Silver Filigree Pendant. Made & Donated by Jan Saal. Won by Kristy Skelton. Ref 6.
9 $150 Sterling silver anchor pendant with 7mm synthetic ruby pendant. Donated by Trevor Hannam. Won by Jacob. Ref 7.
10 $150 Casted sterling silver ring with four synthetic tear drop sapphires and a cubic zirconia gemstone. Made & Donated by Trevor Hannam. Won by Chanel Peckham. Ref 8.
11 $146 Family pass to Paronella Park. Won by Kelly Duncan. Ref 9.
12 $140 Sterling silver ring with 7mm synthetic ruby and overband. Made & Donated by Trevor Hannam. Won by Matt Martin and Hannah Jordan. Ref 10.
13 $140 Golden leaf gem tree on an Amethyst base from Cloncurry QLD with mine worker. Made & Donated by Trevor Hannam. Won by Tia Muir. Ref 11.
14 $140 Four Indonesian carved stones (skull, ball, dark dolphin, white dolphin). Donated by Rick Mewburn. Won by Michael McMaster. Ref 12.
15 $125 Hand crafted wooden train set. Made & Donated by Joe Venables. Won by Sam. Ref 13.
16 $120 Scareb beatle cabochon and silver pendant. Made & Donated by Jan Drenth. Won by Dave Durie. Ref 14.
17 $110 A Stirling Silver Ring made and donated by Kevin Smith. Won by Debbie Bennett. Ref. 1d.
18 $110 A Stirling Silver Ring with copper made and donated by Kevin Smith. Won by Trevor Hannam. Ref 1e.
19 $100 $100 voucher from Gemcuts Lapidary and Jewellery Tools redeemable at Gemcuts.com.au. Won by Brenda Gale. Ref 15.
20 $100 Green resin necklace and earring set, made by Emma Bryant & Donated by Brenda & Alan Gale. Won by Len Pavey. Ref 16.
21 $100 $100 voucher from AJS (Australian Jewellers Supplies) redeemable at AJSonline.com. Won by Sue Rossi. Ref 17.
22 $100 Pair of contemporary style silver pendant earrings. Made & Donated by Marjorie Beattie. Won by Atman Majda. Ref 18.
23 $100 Sterling silver bracelet made in Italy. Donated by Trevor & Jan Hannam. Won by Rosco Sawyer. Ref 20.
24 $100 $100 voucher from AJS (Australian Jewellers Supplies) redeemable at AJSonline.com. Won by Jane Tierney. Ref. 19.
25 $100 Sterling silver bangle made & Donated by our Silver Jewellery Instructor, Sylvia Rose. Won by Joyce. Ref 21.
26 $100 Glass & Argentium silver pendant on leather. Donated by Rain Forest Gems gallery and e-shop in Tolga. Won by Terangi. Ref 31.
27 $99 $99 voucher for the giant swing from AJ Hackett. Won by Kaitlyn Twine. Ref 30.
28 $86 Adult pass for two to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures. Won by George Lemon. Ref 29.
29 $84 Family pass to Mamu Skywalk. Won by Stacey, Ref 22.
30 $80 Cutting Boards donated by Matt Redgen and $40 meal voucher donated by club for The Casino’s Flinders bar and grill. Won by Mike Rashleigh. Ref 23.
31 $65 Turquoise gem tree on a fluorite base with glass protection dome to protect from dust. Made & donated by Trevor Hannam. Won by Audrey. Ref 24
32 $60 Hand made Woven Coasters made & donated by Sayumi Omori & a lovely Cabochon Pendant made & donated by Vanese Leetch. Won by Thuy Doan. Ref 25.
33 $50 $50 voucher for Bunnings. Won by James Ogilvy-Stuart. Ref 26.
34 $44 Adult Pass for one to Cairns Aquarium. Won by Rex Harris. Ref 27.
35 $40 $40 meal voucher donated by The Casino’s Flinders bar and grill. Won by Jeremy Mackedie. Ref 28.

2021 Gemfest Grand Raffle Prizes with values, donors, winners and photographs

Valued Description, Donor, Winner, Ref Picture (Touch or Click to adjust)
1 $1,100 White gold setting with a black Tahitian pearl and Tanzanite gemstone. Donated by Gary Wilkie . Won by Nereeda Lins. Ref 1b.
Nereeda on right wearing prize, being congratulated by Debbie Bloomfield
2 $450 A beautifully restored Portuguese Sailing Ship of the past - Lovingly restored and donated by Trevor Hannam. Won by Jayden Moat. Ref. 1a.
3 $300 Gold nugget with sterling silver dual bail and natural blue topaz. Made & Donated by Trevor Hannam. Won by Carol Moore. Ref 2.
Carol Moore with her prize
4 $250 Yellow Sapphire (facetted), 0.71 carat. Donated by Hans & Joan Arndt of Central Queensland Sapphires Direct from the Outback. Won by Yvette Price. Ref 1c.
Yvette Price with her prize
5 $250 Electrum gold/silver set, 5.2 grams, with a 6mm cubic zirconia cut gemstone. Made & Donated by Trevor Hannam. Won by Jamie Davis. Ref 3.
6 $250 Painting with a boulder opal - Painting painted by Jamie Thompson and both items donated by Jamie Thompson. Won by Tammy Patane. Ref 4.
Painting
Boulder Opal
7 $195 Golden gem tree on a base of smoky quartz from Agate Creek. Made & Donated by Trevor Hannam. Won by Sophie Capocchi. Ref 5.
Sophie Capocchi on right with prize
8 $150 Silver Filigree Pendant. Made & Donated by Jan Saal. Won by Kristy Skelton. Ref 6.
9 $150 Sterling silver anchor pendant with 7mm synthetic ruby pendant. Donated by Trevor Hannam. Won by Jacob. Ref 7.
10 $150 Casted sterling silver ring with four synthetic tear drop sapphires and a cubic zirconia gemstone. Made & Donated by Trevor Hannam. Won by Chanel Peckham. Ref 8.
11 $146 Family pass to Paronella Park. Won by Kelly Duncan. Ref 9.
12 $140 Sterling silver ring with 7mm synthetic ruby and overband. Made & Donated by Trevor Hannam. Won by Matt Martin and Hannah Jordan. Ref 10.
13 $140 Golden leaf gem tree on an Amethyst base from Cloncurry QLD with mine worker. Made & Donated by Trevor Hannam. Won by Tia Muir. Ref 11.
Tia Muir with prize
14 $140 Four Indonesian carved stones (skull, ball, dark dolphin, white dolphin). Donated by Rick Mewburn. Won by Michael McMaster. Ref 12.
15 $125 Hand crafted wooden train set. Made & Donated by Joe Venables. Won by Sam. Ref 13.
16 $120 Scareb beatle cabochon and silver pendant. Made & Donated by Jan Drenth. Won by Dave Durie. Ref 14.
17 $110 A Stirling Silver Ring made and donated by Kevin Smith. Won by Debbie Bennett. Ref. 1d.
18 $110 A Stirling Silver Ring with copper made and donated by Kevin Smith. Won by Trevor Hannam. Ref 1e.
Trevor Hannam with prize
19 $100 $100 voucher from Gemcuts Lapidary and Jewellery Tools redeemable at Gemcuts.com.au. Won by Brenda Gale. Ref 15.
Brenda Gale with prize
20 $100 Green resin necklace and earring set, made by Emma Bryant & Donated by Brenda & Alan Gale. Won by Len Pavey. Ref 16.
Len with prize
21 $100 $100 voucher from AJS (Australian Jewellers Supplies) redeemable at AJSonline.com. Won by Sue Rossi. Ref 17.
Jan standing in for Sue
22 $100 Pair of contemporary style silver pendant earrings. Made & Donated by Marjorie Beattie. Won by Atman Majda. Ref 18.
Atman with prize
23 $100 Sterling silver bracelet made in Italy. Donated by Trevor & Jan Hannam. Won by Rosco Sawyer. Ref 20.
Rosco Sawyer with prize, with Robyn and daughter Jodi
24 $100 $100 voucher from AJS (Australian Jewellers Supplies) redeemable at AJSonline.com. Won by Jane Tierney. Ref. 19.
25 $100 Sterling silver bangle made & Donated by our Silver Jewellery Instructor, Sylvia Rose. Won by Joyce. Ref 21.
26 $100 Glass & Argentium silver pendant on leather. Donated by Rain Forest Gems gallery and e-shop in Tolga. Won by Terangi. Ref 31.
Terangi wearing prize
27 $99 $99 voucher for the giant swing from AJ Hackett. Won by Kaitlyn Twine. Ref 30.
Kaitlyn Twine with prize
28 $86 Adult pass for two to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures. Won by George Lemon.
29 $84 Family pass to Mamu Skywalk. Won by Stacey, Ref 22.
30 $80 Cutting Boards donated by Matt Redgen and $40 meal voucher donated by club for The Casino’s Flinders bar and grill. Won by Mike Rashleigh. Ref 23.
Mike Rashleigh with cutting boards
31 $65 Turquoise gem tree on a fluorite base with glass protection dome to protect from dust. Made & donated by Trevor Hannam. Won by Audrey Dobell. Ref 24.
32 $60 Hand made Woven Coasters made & donated by Sayumi Omori & a lovely Cabochon Pendant made & donated by Vanese Leetch. Won by Thuy Doan. Ref 25.
Thuy Doan with daughter Mai Dang, each holding a prize
Woven coasters
Cabochon pendant
33 $50 $50 voucher for Bunnings. Won by James Ogilvy-Stuart. Ref 26.
34 $44 Adult Pass for one to Cairns Aquarium. Won by Rex Harris. Ref 27.
35 $40 $40 meal voucher donated by The Casino’s Flinders bar and grill. Won by Jeremy Mackedie. Ref 28.
Jeremy Mackedit with prize

The club had lots of helpers for the draw from great kids

Debbie Bloomfield (first photo) read out the the winners for each prize.

Jan Hannam (second picture) worked with Debbie.

Michael Hardcastle (last four photographs) kept the giant bag of raffle tickets stirred and had a queue of great kids to help him by drawing winning tickets from the giant bag.

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