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I Collect Gemstones and Rings

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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'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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    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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    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 2 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 3 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 2 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 1 day ago

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    ○ him England collective cramps, showing the importance of the doctor's.○ This doctor before playing drinking twenty-two?○ England team doctor injured FIFA 14 Coins in Italy...
    fifacoins123 fifacoins123 22-25, F Jul 29

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    One of the things i really look forward to when going to beaches, is the myraid of sea shells am exposed to, i look for the ones which will have sea shells, i dont go to the...
    swatster swatster 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 29

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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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    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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    I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.” ― Albert Einstein
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Everyone says that love hurts. But that's not true. Loneliness hurts, rejection hurts, losing someone hurts. Everyone confuses these with love, but in reality love is the only...
    jbp20 jbp20 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    "My name is Colonel Sanders and I'm far too drunk to eat this chicken."
    Dan412 Dan412 18-21, M 32 mins ago

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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 a week ago

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    I even started to learn to read some basic dwarves runes. Such a great story
    BenG94 BenG94 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 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 2 days ago

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    “Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.” — Rumi
    AnnySunshine AnnySunshine 22-25, F Jul 28

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    “Experience life in all possible ways -- good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light, summer-winter. Experience all the dualities. Don't be afraid of experience, because the more...
    AnnySunshine AnnySunshine 22-25, F Jul 28

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    “I wanted so badly to lie down next to her on the couch, to wrap my arms around her and sleep. Not ****, like in those movies. Not even have sex. Just sleep together in the most...
    AnnySunshine AnnySunshine 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    “I want you, Hank. I'm much more of an animal than you think. I wanted you from the first moment I saw you - and the only thing I'm ashamed of is that I did not know it. I did...
    AnnySunshine AnnySunshine 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    Eight watches and counting. The majority of them are Casio watches as that's my preferred brand.
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    Part two...This list covers just FOLK METAL songs. Some have black/death metal influences while some are pure old school folk metal. Enjoy ;DEquillibrium - Wirtshaus gaudihttps...
    OnlyDeadHumansAreGoodHumans OnlyDeadHumansAreGoodHumans 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 28

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    The greatest mistake in life is continously thinking you will make one.Unknown
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    Life is so short, so fast the lone hours fly, We ought to be together, you and I. ~Henry Alford
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 29

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