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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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    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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    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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    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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    Love crystals. I used to have a very small collection of them. I don't know where they are now though....
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Oct 28

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    I just got my paws on a big pink quartz crystal. Very nice one. Could be very useful. I'm also into geodes. And richly colored gemstones like ruby, emerald, sapphire (blue and...
    Sinjintiger Sinjintiger 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 1

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    I have been told by many friends that I am a walking collection of Deanisms. (For those that don't know, Dean...or Deano...is my nickname...now, use it with respect!) These...
    Ferric67 Ferric67 36-40, M Oct 30

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    ' All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost; the old that is strong does not wither, deep roots are not reached by the frost, from the ashes a fire shall...
    IRID3SC3NT IRID3SC3NT 13-15, F Nov 2

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    I never really thought of it before as collecting, but it has certainly been there to some degree. Bird photographs and plastic models of birds, for one thing. My huge library...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    My favorite rings are the ones shaped like dragons, they are my obsession. :D
    hitthelightsnow hitthelightsnow 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    Butterflies are very delicate and beautiful creatures. They are appealing because of their vibrant colors and they have the tendency to brighten up a viewer’s mood. There were...
    edr567 edr567 26-30, M Nov 2

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    Just love to venture out one day out of the weekendto a local antique shop and look around. You never know what you might find...certainly a treasure of your liking.I love theme...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    Moreover, I am not a friend collector friend collector. If you have nothing on your profile but a bunch of likes and a bunch of friends and have not shared anything else about...
    PennySterling PennySterling 51-55, T 1 Response Nov 4

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    Here's Another For Your Collection..
    kay0122 kay0122 41-45, F Oct 25

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    I think photos capture a place in time that is unique and to never be seen again. As such I view each photo that I like as once of a kind and enjoy having it in my collection.
    Tomorrowsday Tomorrowsday 26-30, M Oct 30

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    I like to collect heart-shaped rocks : ) I went through a bad heart break & realized I needed to discover what I love in life...and now whenever I'm on a beach or anywhere I look...
    haleyscomet88 haleyscomet88 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    I know this is one of a unique hobby but its quite an inexpensive play of a child. It was mine! Wherever I went in my childhood I used to collect buttons from there. They were in...
    swan87 swan87 26-30, F Oct 30

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    C’est sans doute la valorisation de cet habitat singulier qui a, depuis une trentaine d’années, attiré le regard des chercheurs. Toutefois, à ce jour, ce sont...
    sperohymp sperohymp 22-25, M Nov 4

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    Yes I am the insect king and when I collect the insects I put them in my mouth or I will cut a hole in my skin and I will let them crawl in the hole
    PrinceofFear PrinceofFear 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 4

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    Collecting sundry jewelry is definitely one of my favorite hobbies just as most of the girls. Look at those shiny little things to express individuality, I even can’t believe...
    Bary88 Bary88 26-30, F Nov 11

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    When i was younger me and my best friend spent most of the summer collecting 'pet' chiggy pigs in a washing up tub his mum let us have *^-^* it was so fun
    mialotta mialotta 16-17, F a week ago

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    My favorite thing to collect so far, are post cards :) i have 200 from when i was in Paris, and a ton from all different places! Its always fun to find them because there are...
    Foxfish Foxfish 13-15, F 14 hrs ago

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    I love love love crystals..i have over 70 of them and know each and every one by heart and use them in my healing sessions. Recently I came across a great big piece of ulexite aka...
    Elalala Elalala 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    The Hunt There is a spot on the mountainside, across the driveway, that I love sitting at. It faces the southeast, I have the woods at my back, and in full view...facing the other...
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    They say you are what you eat. I say I'm ramen.
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