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I Collect Gemstones and Rings

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I have a bunch if gemstones and crystals I've slowly collected them for around 12+ years. My only fail is that I don't properly know how to use them for the properties that they...
    itscake itscake 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Gemstones and Crystals shine out bright they carry extreme properties, to help with ailments and indeed try to balance emotions. We are all attached to a gemstone through our...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I love citrine and have all manor of crystals rocks and gemstones around my home. I don't know if they really have any mystical or healing properties to them. They might. Science...
    Discomfited Discomfited 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I wanted to wear jewelry for so long.... I worried about how people would think about me. I started being courageous, brave. Couple rings, couple bracelets. Really liked the way it...
    djtvc15 djtvc15 51-55 1 Response 3 days ago

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    What a find...I was walking outside the mall and came across a guy sitting on a bench waiting for the bus. I noticed his toe ring on his left middle toe. He had just taken his...
    beachfoot12 beachfoot12 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    I collect games and i know this is insane but im currently at 3415 games. The reason i know that is i keep a database of them. Its also a hobby of mine, i call it the dorkabase lol...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M Aug 2

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      I love nature collections, I currently have a large butterfly collection, shell collection, skull collection of different animals, a beetle collection and a collection...
    mwally69 mwally69 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I read the Hobbit as a teenager and I loved it. But it was years later when I read The Lord of the Rings books. When I heard they were making them into movies I wanted to read them...
    MonkeyButler25 MonkeyButler25 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    I love toe rings - I have 5 that I love to wear with my toes painted, in thong flat sandals or my open-toe wedges. I'm a guy - but I love having pretty feet and toes!!
    steve66oh steve66oh 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 13

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    Ever since I was of grammar school age I loved learning, and I come from a traditional two parent home where my father worked and my mother stayed home. Both of my parents had the...
    PaleRyder PaleRyder 51-55, M Aug 7

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    Started collecting the original Motown singles around twenty years ago. Some I'm amazed at! To me they are a part of something I grew up with. Ran into a girl recently at a record...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Aug 10

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    I have a large collection of swords already i am going to have the widest and rarest collection possible I already have some pretty rare swords
    Unsettledteen Unsettledteen 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 6

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    Been collecting the collection since 2005, first was a couple Fellini's Amarcord and Juliet of the Spirits, latest addition was The Essential Jacques Demy, and in the horzon later...
    Nest37 Nest37 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    I just like to collect pictures from the internet and just keep them cause sometimes, some of those picture makes me smile :)
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M Aug 1

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    I have 6 so far, which are a Swiss army knife (huntsman model) , Leatherman wingman, a black tactical balisong, an enlan folder with wooden scales, a gerber ripstop 1, and a...
    Bassmasters Bassmasters 13-15, M Aug 8

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    I collect heavy metal vinyl
    InSolitude13 InSolitude13 26-30, M Aug 10

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    I really wanted to collect make up i I don't know where to start. I want to buy but its too expensive :(
    23mil23 23mil23 18-21, F Aug 11

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    Oh, I know EXACTLY what I'm doing by collecting all these groups... $_$
    ThatAwkwardPanda ThatAwkwardPanda 13-15 Aug 13

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    I remember when I was at high school, i used to collect a lot of quotes i found on books i read. One of them i recall now is about mother-in-laws. "The mother-in-laws are like...
    mag7rnd mag7rnd 36-40, F Aug 14

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    Right now my the jewels of my collection are my Spyderco 911 Rescue with steel from the World Trade Center's South Tower imbedded in the handle. 2 William Henry Knives limited...
    Khaytor Khaytor 36-40, M Aug 14

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    I fancy myself a collector of people. I think I'm able to have friends in the sense that they must entertain me in one way or another or be interesting in some facet of their...
    TheKidDownTheStreet TheKidDownTheStreet 18-21, M Aug 16

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    I keep a folder with quotes I have collected over time. Here is one I especially like. Guess who said it! "Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy."
    KnightMoves KnightMoves 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My the only guy that likes jewelry, because my friend called me gay beuz of it and I'm not
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    The movies are cool, never read the books but my favourite characters are legolas and gimli.
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 30

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    I read it and the hobbit too. It seems like a whole other life has passed since i read it. i barely got through it sane lol. maybe i will again but not anytime soon. just too busy...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F Aug 7

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    These books, along with The Hobbit, were my best friends growing up! I've probably read them at least 20 times to date, and the story never gets old. Tolkien was a genius, as well...
    Shardsofsorrow Shardsofsorrow 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 7

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    Yeah, i am a big fan. I love the magical aspect of it, it is just amazing . My favorite character is Smeagol. He is just so cute, i love him. And BTW i have the one thing to rule...
    MayaMoonShadow MayaMoonShadow 16-17, F Aug 11

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    Samwise Gamgee.....One tiny Hobbit against all the evil the world could muster. A sane being would have given up, but Samwise burned with a magnificent madness, a glowing obsession...
    indigoeyes22 indigoeyes22 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I even started to learn to read some basic dwarves runes. Such a great story
    BenG94 BenG94 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I always loved the story of Musashi Miyamoto, a man who was one of the greatest swordsmen the world will ever see. Due to a violent past Miyamoto regretted, he later (in his usual...
    BigMtnMnds BigMtnMnds 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    The greatest act of courage is to be and to own all of who you are, without apology, without excuses, without masks to cover the truth of who you are. -Debbie Ford
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F Jul 30

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    If a rose smells sweet, and you pick it so others cannot "make it impure", you haven't protected it; you've killed the flower. Love isn't possession, love is the appreciation of...
    Leftrin Leftrin 22-25, M Jul 30

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    When we follow our hearts when we choose not to settle, it's funny, isn't it? A weight lifts, the sun shines a little brighter , and for a brief moment, we find a little peace.
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    Don't take this personally. I keep my circle small. I'd love to message you and stuff but i don't like adding a billion people to my circle. If we become really close then i may...
    Heartsu Heartsu 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 30

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    I wish I could, but all I do is loose them so I don't bother.
    CallMeChelsea CallMeChelsea 16-17, F Jul 30

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    This is the loot from this trip
    swatster swatster 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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    a few picture quotes. 
    becarae becarae 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    few more picture quotes
    becarae becarae 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    saw this posted by becarae and thought I'd pass it on, "stress is caused by giving a ****" haha, so true...
    mierdamundo mierdamundo 31-35 Jul 31

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    a few Funney quotes
    becarae becarae 26-30, F Jul 31

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    A quote by comedian Stephen Wright: "I want to live forever.....so far, so good...."
    eddiecarbone eddiecarbone 61-65, M 3 Responses Jul 31

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    "Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship." ~Buddha~
    silverfox54 silverfox54 56-60, F Jul 31

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