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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 5 Responses Apr 30

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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...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F Apr 29

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    Just kinda fun I guess, I started snooping at fragrances that my mom had when I was a kid. She has Avon Moonwind, Christian Dior Poison, LancĂ´me Midnight Noir (as a set...
    4NeonFun 4NeonFun 18-21, F May 12

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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 May 3

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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 May 4

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    I like to collect quotes these days and it's kinda been fun!!! I have taken it a step further and started writing my own now lol
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 1 Response May 9

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    I collect Comics And Comic Themed Merchandise.
    aclockworkmegan aclockworkmegan 13-15, F 3 Responses May 12

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    I collect old consoles and old games.
    dannycool2013 dannycool2013 16-17, M May 13

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    I collect old electric fans. I've been doing it since I can remember .. I've got over 250 of them.
    mdh1973 mdh1973 41-45, M 1 Response May 13

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    i collect vintage stuff .
    kayehey kayehey 13-15, F May 14

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    whenever i see quotes and words of wisdom that are uplifting and inspiring, i write them on my notebook. it's pretty cool i have lots of them now and reading them refreshes my mind...
    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago

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    I Collect Angles Crosses and things with MY And MY boys birtbstones.
    Nebmom2 Nebmom2 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Lately I've been collecting mugs and other cool and strange knick knacks. While cleaning at my grandparents house I just found one of those boon mugs with my grandpa's name on it...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Im so obsses of perfumes i collect and yse it . I want to smell good all the time. Different scents everyday depends on my mood. Smelling good keep my bad day away . Lol
    Libragirl73 Libragirl73 41-45, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have a collection off smurf things
    ChloeValintina ChloeValintina 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Anybody else collect teapots and teacups??? Lol
    roxy20122929292 roxy20122929292 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    The other thing I collect shells from the beach though living in London I don't get to the beach as much as I'd like to any more
    ChloeValintina ChloeValintina 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Heaven must be beautiful right now, since they got you.
    stti stti 18-21, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    "The idea behind a kaleidoscope is that it's a structure that's filled with broken bits and pieces, and somehow if you can look through them, you still see something beautiful. And...
    nobody62442 nobody62442 22-25, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    "B lowjob a day keeps the breakup away." - Guitar bandit sketch on TomSka
    KimKarlsson KimKarlsson 16-17, M 6 hrs ago

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    "Dead people receive more flowers than the living ones because the regret is stronger than gratitude" Quoted tersely but carries such meaning that leaves you genuinely in a world...
    cherryylips cherryylips 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I love the books and I love watching the movies bring LOTR to life! They did such a good job. And there are so many Tolkien quotes that are just jaw droppingly amazing. I will...
    Dezaraeann Dezaraeann 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    "If you always make decisions only on the moment, the future won't have much in store"
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 22

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    "I'll follow you into the dark, if you follow me back into the light."
    TrappedInAWonderland TrappedInAWonderland 18-21, F Apr 23

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    "To be your friend was all I ever wanted; to be your lover was all I ever dreamed." - Valerie Lombardo
    TrappedInAWonderland TrappedInAWonderland 18-21, F Apr 23

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    You have to love yourself because no amount of love from others is sufficient to fill the yearning that your soul requires from you. ~Dodinsky
    silverfox54 silverfox54 61-65, F 2 Responses Apr 24

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    I know of only one duty, and that it is to love- Albert Camus.
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 24

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    Queen Ann Fine Bone China #5044
    unreciprocated unreciprocated 36-40, F Apr 24

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    The best things in life are unseen. That's why we close our eyes when we kiss, laugh and dream.
    DreamingSouls DreamingSouls 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 24

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    To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer. Mahatma Gandhi
    Camouflage Camouflage 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 25

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    "I was eating a restaurant and I saw an unfinished plate of grilled fish on the table next to me. Left over and left behind. I don't know why, but I thought to myself, 'That fish...
    splatteredink splatteredink 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 25

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    True healing will always Begin with your thoughts. Master your thoughts and You will master your life. ~Buddha
    silverfox54 silverfox54 61-65, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    "Maybe it's not about the length of time you've known someone; maybe it's about instant recognition on an unconscious level. Our souls know each other."
    Itsnotareligion Itsnotareligion 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 28

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