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I Collect Gemstones and Rings

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    Been doing it for a while

    now :) I have a huge collection of gemstones. Not rings though haha
    JEJ2259 JEJ2259 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 4, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    My object of collecting is flyers. You know such glossy A5 or bigger a bit sheets that represent a certain film or cartoon. It's usually placed on a special stand next to the box...
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    Despite a period where I got rid of a load (and have since tried to buy them again) have been collecting most of my life. They look and sound so much better than CDs.Pic is of some...
    romper69 romper69 46-50, M Feb 18

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    I collect two certain things dream catchers and stuffed animals but I also have a tendency to hoard everything. I hate getting rid of anything and it's starting to bug me. My room...
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    I have currencies from all around the world but mostly from my country in african but I have Us money and canada and malisia and london I love collecting them once my 8 years old...
    collegegirl20 collegegirl20 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Ever growing large collection lol
    bradymossy1 bradymossy1 18-21 15 hrs ago

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    Light yourself on fire with passion and people will come from miles around to watch you burn. -John Wesley
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    Then I'm obviously not strong enough
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    Idk if you can see the picture, but it says "You can never survive in this world if you keep depending on others."
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    “I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don...
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