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I Collect Gemstones and Rings

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    Mmm.. Love Gemstones

    For about 15 years now i have collected crystals and gemstones.  Most of the crystals i have found have been in Tasmania in the mountains. Id walk along and see a shiny object,  Most of the time its some sort of crystal.  Rose, Smokey and clear crystals i have...
    marcoise marcoise 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 15, 2010

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    I have bought quite a few sapphires from a

    friend who use to mine them in central Queensland. Some years ago Australia supplied around 70% of the worlds sapphires. The majority were sold to Thailand and sold as Thai stones after heat treating to improve the colour. Sri Lanka is known for the better blue colours...
    Ozdharma Ozdharma 56-60, M 3 Responses Jan 4

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    Trying to Collect Them All!

    For about two years now, I have avidly started to collect gemstones and rings. I usuallly am able to purchase my collectibles through Ebay;either by winning auction,or just buying the item form one of the their stores they have on Ebay.At times I have purchased items...
    malevirgin37 malevirgin37 36-40 1 Response Aug 2, 2009

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    Rings And Things!

    I have been collecting gemstone rings since 8th grade.  My grandfather got me a garnet ring and I have loved rings ever since.  Well, all jewelry really, but I still have a weakness for rings.     One of my favorites is an alexandrite ring I ...
    patchworkofmistakes patchworkofmistakes 26-30, F Dec 19, 2009

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    I'm New To This Hobby!

      Hi,  everyone!  I've always had a passion for gemstones and unique rocks and minerals, but this is the first year I've really gotten serious about a gemstone collection.  I'm buying one gemstone per year - most of the ones I really like are the oddball ones...
    Preciousgems Preciousgems 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2010

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    Sapphires

    I love sapphires and collect them in jewelry, as art, raw and polished.  I love sapphires and have them throughout my house.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 10 Responses Aug 1, 2009

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    I collect bells from all over the United States, from all sorts of time periods. Whatever I can find, I put in my collection. I especially love the ones with pure, sharp rings. My...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    I've always liked wearing toe rings, ever since I was about 14. I think they're cute and fun and playful. I've got a box of about 40 of them and I'd change them up on almost a...
    sweetprofanity sweetprofanity 31-35, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I absolutely adore my toe rings. I have one on each toe, apart from my big toes. I go everywhere in barefeet, so having toe rings looks great out in public in barefeet 
    solemum solemum 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 17

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    I have loved books ever since I was in the fourth grade and could check them out at the school library. They were a wonder for me living out on the stark and lonely prairies of the...
    paleryder paleryder 51-55, M Apr 20

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    I have never seen the lord of the rings movies I have only seen the first part of the hobbit but I have played all of the Lego games on Xbox that must make up for something right?
    rougewolf55555 rougewolf55555 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    I love wearing toe rings. I have a couple that I always wear.
    MeghanL MeghanL 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    I write as well as collect inspiring forms of writing. One book I bought many years ago is a collection of quotes that I love and each quote is paired with the most adorable animal...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I am an avid gardener and collect rare hostas and tree peonies
    tracylyon73 tracylyon73 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 13

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    I have been collecting dolls and sculptures since I was a little girl. Here is a glass sculpture painted with gold and blue. It is a textured glass carousel that can spin and...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Apr 20

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    Here is one of my favorite collectibles - angels. I like porcelain, glass, plastic, ethnic, fairies, character traits, you name it. 
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Apr 20

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    My knife collection isn't much, but you got to start somewhere. I got a montana state multi tool pocket knife a year or two ago. It is very similar to what macgyver would use...
    stewartgreen stewartgreen 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    It looks like a hell of a lot of fun to collect the Mimi's and build and paint them. I really like the Necrons and the Adeptus Mechanicus. But I'm trying to save up for a car and...
    ToxicTurtle ToxicTurtle 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    i have about 16,816 hot wheels cars
    Shelbywar Shelbywar 36-40, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    The greatest lesson I've learn in life is that I still have a lot to learn.
    starr38 starr38 36-40, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Quality not quantity ! I'm picky about people ! I don't like my time wasted . No one does . Not because I think I'm so great , but because I'm super and Intensly emotional and...
    chernobylplayground chernobylplayground 36-40, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    For my birthday I'm getting the one ring 😍
    rougewolf55555 rougewolf55555 18-21, F Apr 6

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    It's my bedtime movie of choice. Its unbelievable how many times I've seen the movies.
    Staarstruuck Staarstruuck 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    What do you guys think about this ring?
    natsufairy12 natsufairy12 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Finger armor to be exact what do you guys think of this?
    natsufairy12 natsufairy12 13-15, M Apr 10

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    I want these ones I think they are awesome
    natsufairy12 natsufairy12 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 14

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    Hey , Namaste and wam greeting , I am today sharing my personal difficulties. I am a high school student form Nepal My brother & i m single orphan & poor My brother have one...
    sujan12 sujan12 18-21 Apr 5

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    Hey , Namaste and wam greeting , I am today sharing my personal difficulties to all of you who is going through this post right now. I am a high school student form country Nepal...
    sujan12 sujan12 18-21 1 Response Apr 5

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    I would love to pose for someone to take my pics out and about it would be one more of my fantasies made real . If anyone can do this they would make me very happy.
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    "(Nigel) Farage revels in his blokey image and jokey approach – but there is nothing funny about his politics or his party". ~ Ian Birrell in 'The Independent on Sunday'
    supersnipe supersnipe 56-60, M Apr 6

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    It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, and a day to love them, but it takes an entire lifetime to forget them. Oscar Wilde Your not with me in...
    thomasxoxo thomasxoxo 18-21, M Apr 6

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    "Sometimes all u need is someone stringer than u to push back when u push. To grab u shake u and tell u to 'snap the F*uck out of it'. And then tell u 'its going to be ok. im here...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    "Love is the absence of judgment." - Dalai Lama
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    "In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act." - George Orwell
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    "Don't be in a hurry to condemn because he doesn't do what you do or think as you think or as fast. There was a time when you didn't know what you know today."- Malcolm X
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    “Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming...
    aubreylovell aubreylovell 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    Mainly song lyrics from my favorite band, Good Riddance: "Hatred is the stillborn child of ignorance and boredom." "It's the simple disappointments and the great mistakes that...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F Apr 13

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    "Spiteful words can hurt your feelings, but silence breaks your heart." - Mother Teresa
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    "If the safety catch doesn't *catch*, it'd look great, but you could only do it once". Alice Cooper, on the guillotine used in his stage act, circa 1973.
    supersnipe supersnipe 56-60, M Apr 15

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    "No one dies a virgin, life ***** us all." -Kurt Cobain.
    Kailenalovesyou Kailenalovesyou 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    There's even an if in life.
    Kailenalovesyou Kailenalovesyou 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    Living by the sea, I spent many happy hours doing this! Also looking for lucky stones with holes through them :)
    SlushyAseSparkles SlushyAseSparkles 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 16

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