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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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    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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    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 8 Responses Aug 1, 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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    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 4 Responses Jan 4, 2015

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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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