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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 Aug 25

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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 6 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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    I'll be blunt about it: Amassing tens and hundreds of people never mattered to me in real life and it doesn't online. I question people who do that. Like, are you that insecure...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 3 days 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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    A gentleman doesn't rush his girl physically, because he knows that her morals are to be treated.
    venna707 venna707 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Ever seen these bank notes from st pierre et Miquelon it's an hour flight from Montreal
    Iam50 Iam50 46-50, F 5 hrs ago

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    How about the French pacific franc of Tahiti
    Iam50 Iam50 46-50, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    There's even a 2000 Philippine peso banknote about $47 in 1@ 1993 a 10000 peso bank note was produced by the central. bank of the Philippines about $238 US dollars
    Iam50 Iam50 46-50, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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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...
    ThatBlueOwl ThatBlueOwl 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 3 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 Aug 23

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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 Aug 25

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    “I don’t owe people anything, and I don’t have to talk to them any more than I feel I need to.”
    heymaia heymaia 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    Do what we can, summer will have its flies. Ralph Waldo Emerson
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    “Almost anybody can learn to think, or believe, or know, but not a single human being can be taught to feel. The moment you feel, you’re nobody-but-yourself — in a world...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F Aug 3

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    "Everything will go one day , only memories will stay ". Try to make good Memories not bad moments. By:- me
    Johnnystha Johnnystha 26-30, M Aug 3

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    All our words from loose using have lost their edge .Hemingway.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    "The only limitations one has are the ones they put on themselves " - Muhhamad Ali .
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M Aug 5

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    “I felt that if he touched me, I'd die. and then the thought crawled into my brain that if he didn't touch me, I'd die.” Kitty Thomas, The Auction
    cheleshere cheleshere 66-70, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I just received three wonderful postcards from a Postcrosser over in Germany. This one really hit my interest for some reason.
    TheWomanYouHate TheWomanYouHate 31-35, F Aug 5

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    This is my lattest piece.  It's called "Wave Duet" by the late Aya Itagkai.  It saddens me that she won't be creating any more beautiful works of art. 
    Khaytor Khaytor 36-40, M Aug 5

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    “I have dwelt ever in realms apart from the visible world; spending my youth and adolescence in ancient and little-known books, and in roaming the fields and groves of the region...
    Slayer617 Slayer617 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 6

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