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I Collect Gemstones and Rings

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I could play with it 2 or 3 hours when i'm alone .
    PandaYugo PandaYugo 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Di1987 Di1987 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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...
    Di1987 Di1987 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    JUST FOUND OUT MY VINTAGE CAMERA COLLECTION IS WORTH AROUND $600!!!
    Bonjovi11 Bonjovi11 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    I'll trade mine for any balloons/inflatables for my collection
    srgamesalot srgamesalot 13-15, M a week ago

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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 a week ago

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    what do you think of my collection?
    secretlyhonest1 secretlyhonest1 22-25, M a week ago

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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? -.-
    Quaenie Quaenie 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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    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
    Quaenie Quaenie 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. :)
    Quaenie Quaenie 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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    i like peace that's make me relax
    Love5689 Love5689 18-21, M Jun 17

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    ''Turn your face to the sun, and the shadows fall behind you.'' Maori Proverb
    XxWolverinexX XxWolverinexX 18-21 1 Response Jun 16

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    They are so beautiful and empowering, they really aid me in my candle magic!
    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    "The two most important days of your life are the day you were born and they day you find out why" - Albert Einstein
    Lakee112812 Lakee112812 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    I collect vintage *********** magazines and also gangsta rap cassette tapes.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 14

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    Nobody is wired wrong because theres no wrong and right in the way we are." -Hannah Hart
    Amani7 Amani7 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 14

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    I have a collection of owls. Different sizes and materials. anybody else?
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    Maybe crazy is preferable to staying strong when all you want to do is breakdown and weep." -Ellen Hopkins
    Amani7 Amani7 16-17, F Jun 13

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    When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die.
    ThatPersonMarie ThatPersonMarie 18-21, F Jun 13

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    I do collect tarot/oracle decks. I have 9 as of this moment
    FairyReader FairyReader 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 12

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    Even on my Facebook, I have 30 friends. Sounds like **** compared to the typical 500+ on social media, but I feel a bit more secured. On EP, I don't have many friends, I wouldn't...
    SunGun SunGun 16-17 1 Response Jun 11

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    You can only see the light if you're in darkness
    humhunlol humhunlol 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 10

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