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I Collect Gemstones and Rings

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    Been doing it for a while

    now :) I have a huge collection of gemstones. Not rings though haha
    JEJ2259 JEJ2259 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 4, 2014

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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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    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 1 Response Jan 4

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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 love taking care of my feet and wearing toe rings . In this pic I'm wearing few different ones , but my favorite one is fleur de lis....as it represents my country . I have tons...
    Sombraa Sombraa 36-40, F 7 Responses Jan 11

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    I don't wear a wedding ring but I am not making any statement about my marriage. I simply outgrew it. It became too tight on my finger and my wife told me one day to take it off. I...
    roastedacorn roastedacorn 51-55, M Dec 26, 2014

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    Which of the locations would you live in, if you could live in any of the locations in the Lord of the Rings or The Hobbit? Rivendale? Hobbiton? Lothlorian? Moria? Helms Deep...
    Longrun Longrun 46-50, M 10 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I have 7 rings and want more! 5 of them are from James Avery. James Avery is the best store ever!!!:)
    behappy14 behappy14 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    Ever since i was a young girl i was fascinated by perfume bottles(the intricate designs ,shapes, sizes,colours)and most definitely the fragrance they possessed. Which is possibly...
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    I have various collections. The following is a short list of what I collect: 1, Magic Johnson/ L.A. Lakers memorabilia 2, Oakland Raiders memorabilia 3, Marvel movies 4, 1970's...
    muddygoat muddygoat 36-40, M Dec 28, 2014

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    I miss my personal library of old books; reference books, medical manuals, bibles, and so on. I'm slowly rebuilding my collection these days. Lack of space and shelves and money...
    Doviov Doviov 41-45, T Jan 12

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    When I was a freshman in high school, I had notebooks with tinted but see-through covers. I wrote quotes pertaining to the subject of each notebook on the first page. So, I could...
    MyUnspokenWord MyUnspokenWord 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    I adore sea shells. My favorites are ones that I collected when I was very young and one that I got as a gift from a friend. That one is a conch with some gorgeous pink inside; the...
    iridesca iridesca 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    ...I collect game dice. All kinds, shapes, sizes, and collors.
    bnaesf bnaesf 36-40, M Jan 6

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    I collect post cards of any kind and frim any place.
    bnaesf bnaesf 36-40, M Jan 6

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    I currently have 59 stuffed animals whoop it might be seen as weird how I collect them when supposedly they are meant for little kids but I don't care. These stuffed animals are...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F Jan 13

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    After college, I was really broke and went to Ireland and stayed at hostels. Because I couldn't afford to buy gifts, I collected Sea Shells in Galway and brought them home. Since...
    col2717 col2717 26-30, F 8 hrs ago

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    "No one cares in the counsels of the great if you pawn your soul or sell it outright" "The church says the earth is flat, but I know that it is round, for I have seen the shadow...
    archknight archknight 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    How can I tell if my ring is too tight? I have to twist a little over my knuckle to get it on or straighten my finger to get it on. It leaves a little imprint on my finger but it...
    elizabeth111 elizabeth111 46-50, F Dec 26, 2014

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    It doesn't matter that I own the movies, but everytime I see it playing on tv, I always stop to watch it again. :)
    evhutton evhutton 36-40, F 5 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I love this dialog. Sam: I know. It’s all wrong. By rights we shouldn’t even be here. But we are. It’s like in the great stories, Mr. Frodo. The ones that really mattered...
    Thatrandompersonme1 Thatrandompersonme1 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I'm so upset the franchise is over 😭 no more middle earth
    abby816 abby816 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    I have 'Not all those who wander are lost' on me in Elvish. Any other LOTR-related ink?
    RyeSpace RyeSpace 26-30, M Jan 17

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    I can't call or answer a phone. Terrified of anything with people so I avoid. Sometimes I've been forced to and all I do is stutter, mess up and sound like a baby. Days of my freak...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's the hardest thing I have to deal with at work :(
    ChiaXUno ChiaXUno 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Nothing HAUNTS me more than the Things I Don't Say.
    sasunaruizlove sasunaruizlove 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    Some of my favourite quotes from Mark Twain: "It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of...
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    ***EDSEL*** '...Like the 'Normandie' in dry dock...' - Rosemary Clooney recalling the Edsel, which she encountered while taking part in a 1957 TV special to promote Ford's new car...
    supersnipe supersnipe 56-60, M Dec 27, 2014

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    Never forgive. Never forget. Never again.
    josilver josilver 56-60 Dec 28, 2014

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    "I become attached to people I shouldn't. I distance myself from the people who matter. I am bad with people. I am good at being alone. But I hate being lonely." -P.P
    Flawlless Flawlless 18-21, F Dec 28, 2014

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    Nothing is impossible. The word itself says 'I'm possible'! -Audrey Hepburn
    khewster khewster 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    I have a serious addiction I just got my little pony sheets for my bed, I got sad when applejack was not present what is it with marketers and hating poor apple jack fluttershy is...
    kristy31415 kristy31415 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    When a door closes, another door should open. But it doesn't then just go through the window.
    DreamingSouls DreamingSouls 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    "Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality". -Unknown
    LopsidedLollipop LopsidedLollipop 13-15, F Dec 29, 2014

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    "No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." ~Aesop
    dreamsnatcher dreamsnatcher 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Your attitude determines your altitude about as much as that platitude inspires my gratitude. If you think it's lonely at the top, just wait 'til you try the bottom. Sometimes...
    ManOfYourDreams ManOfYourDreams 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Got my number 2 earlier than expected!! Ahh the artwork is so divine...
    Sophilu Sophilu 18-21, F Dec 31, 2014

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    "And then, too, I had learned early to assume something dark and lethal hidden at the heart of anything I loved. When I couldn’t find it, I responded, bewildered and wary, in the...
    T055 T055 16-17, F Jan 1

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    “What's the point in being alive if you don't at least try to do something remarkable? "
    RafaReu RafaReu 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    "You are only invisible to those who do not deserve to see you."
    Itsnotareligion Itsnotareligion 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 2

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    "Your hand grazed mine, and I swear the look in your eyes knocked the planets out of line."
    Itsnotareligion Itsnotareligion 22-25, F Jan 2

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    The best way of learning is by teaching it
    B2ST B2ST 16-17, M Jan 2

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    "The good are never easy, the easy never good. And love it never happens like you think it really should"-Marina and the Diamonds
    Giannaxoxo Giannaxoxo 18-21, F Jan 2

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