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I Collect Gemstones and Rings

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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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    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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    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 8 Responses Aug 1, 2009

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    over the many years of my passion for sexy lingerie, I have amassed quite a collection. I remember the thrill in my younger days when my passion pushed me into pinching the odd bra...
    mars76 mars76 56-60, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    i like to collect thing that has an emotional prize to me .. like the sock of my first boyfriend , the pen my mum gave me when i started school , the shoe that my grandad gave me...
    potterhead1111 potterhead1111 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    I collect pens does anyone else ?
    yobabygirl yobabygirl 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Yes, I collect bongs, water pipes, whatever you want to call them. I've used them all too, about six of them. I want this to be my seventh. :)
    DreamWarriorBlake DreamWarriorBlake 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I collect interesting cups. Like Japanese soda bottles or Monster or Arizona cans. I also collect Nutcrackers (like the play not the tool). I also collect scary masks.
    KatarinaWu KatarinaWu 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I collect teapots and snow globes. but the teapots have to capture my interest
    theatregeek21 theatregeek21 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I collect HotWheels cars! I love cars!
    StarrGuerrero StarrGuerrero 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I enjoy artifacts which have a history. I have a wide collection of older books of all different genres. When I reach for one, I wonder how many hands have touched their precious...
    Olivia1962 Olivia1962 51-55, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I collect any money older than 1980. I started collecting coins, but then two days ago at work, I discovered a ten dollar bill from 1934! My oldest coin is a nickel from 1941. The...
    THESEJUICEGODS01 THESEJUICEGODS01 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Lego figures, some Star Wars stuff, Die cast collectivles, Anime figurines, scale electric guitars, Alien movie creatures...
    pepiniux pepiniux 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    Don't we all collect cool stuff? Medical models are neat. A little creepy, but they're interesting. The older the better....I'd like more, but no space and people find them off...
    MelancholyOysterBoy MelancholyOysterBoy 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    "One philosopher asserted that he knew the whole secret. He surveyed the two celestial strangers from top to toe, and maintained to their faces that their persons, their worlds...
    archknight archknight 18-21, M a week ago

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    I hope the whole "quote" was captured!
    2bMeAgain 2bMeAgain 41-45 1 Response Jun 27

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    I just want someone who will binge watch all the LoTR films with me.
    Moddaypie Moddaypie 18-21, M Jun 27

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    "Grand old Charlie and his plans. Searching for Utopia but causing hell along the way." Edge - Remember Me
    JamesAlcock JamesAlcock 18-21, M Jun 26

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    I started collecting quotes not to long ago and so far I have 179 of them.
    witchgirl69 witchgirl69 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    "The years are long but it's always nice to see a familiar face." The Outsider - Dishonored 2
    JamesAlcock JamesAlcock 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    I could play with it 2 or 3 hours when i'm alone .
    PandaYugo PandaYugo 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    What is your favorite knife you own?
    Barret50Caliber Barret50Caliber 16-17, M Jun 24

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    "when two people are together, in that intimacy, when they really, selflessly love each other it changes them both. It lingers on in the energy of their lives, even when they are...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 24

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    "And if you're very, very lucky, there are a very few blazing hot little pains you feel when you realized that you are standing in a moment of utter perfection, an instant of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 24

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    JUST FOUND OUT MY VINTAGE CAMERA COLLECTION IS WORTH AROUND $600!!!
    Bonjovi11 Bonjovi11 13-15, M Jun 23

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    I'll trade mine for any balloons/inflatables for my collection
    srgamesalot srgamesalot 13-15, M Jun 23

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    90% of my room is my little pony (MLP is short for my little pony - for those who dont know)
    BabyAngel9618 BabyAngel9618 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    what do you think of my collection?
    secretlyhonest1 secretlyhonest1 22-25, M Jun 23

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    I have a couple silver ones I wear, one on each "index toe." I'm always either barefoot or wearing sandals so they're always visible.
    MeghanL MeghanL 26-30, F Jun 22

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    Jane, then why you were all alone? -.-
    QuInieFox QuInieFox 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    I've worn a gold one for years and a silver ankle chain. I also have my toes done.
    prudance prudance 51-55, T 1 Response Jun 22

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    Let what we had make you ready for something. Life knows what it's doing. - Girl Meets World (Disney series)
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F Jun 21

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    I didn't view my marriage as disposable. I said my vows in front of God and I meant it. - Girl Meets World (Disney series)
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F Jun 21

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    Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings. ~William Arthur Ward, Writer (1921-1994)
    Gennee Gennee 61-65, T Jun 20

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    "The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for." -Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    misanthropicpessimist misanthropicpessimist 13-15, F Jun 19

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    "Beauty begins when you decide to be Yourself." - Coco Chanel
    QuInieFox QuInieFox 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    To my ladies and girls out there. "Inner beauty is great but a little mascara never hurt." Never neglect your body. :)
    QuInieFox QuInieFox 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    On a cam..... Their all on a cam
    fatespectical123 fatespectical123 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    "There is Suffering in Life, and there are Defeats. No One can avoid them. But it's better to lose some of the battles in the Struggles of your Dreams than to be defeated without...
    Ferric67 Ferric67 36-40, M Jun 17

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