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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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    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 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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    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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    I love colored gemstones. I have a rather large collection of them. I buy them loose and later on I design the perfect setting to mount them in. I have a few jewelry designers that...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 36-40, F 9 Responses Mar 22

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    I've had a rock collection since I was a little kid. I'm an amateur geologist, crystallographer, and all around rock hound. Northern California people message me if you wanna dog...
    FrictionFractal FrictionFractal 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I absolutely adore my toe rings. I have one on each toe, apart from my big toes. I go everywhere in barefeet, so having toe rings looks great out in public in barefeet 
    solemum solemum 22-25, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have loved books ever since I was in the fourth grade and could check them out at the school library. They were a wonder for me living out on the stark and lonely prairies of the...
    paleryder paleryder 51-55, M 23 hrs ago

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    Any fellow lord of the rings fans out there
    oneperson93 oneperson93 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    I have never seen the lord of the rings movies I have only seen the first part of the hobbit but I have played all of the Lego games on Xbox that must make up for something right?
    rougewolf55555 rougewolf55555 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 6

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    I love wearing toe rings. I have a couple that I always wear.
    MeghanL MeghanL 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    At the moment, my main collection is a watch collection. 10 watches and counting so far!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 30

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    I have over 500,000 baseball cards. I also collect other sports stuff. Antique tins. Hand made furniture or knick knacks that are hand made like brass and copper items. lots more
    mydilemmas mydilemmas 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I am an avid gardener and collect rare hostas and tree peonies
    tracylyon73 tracylyon73 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 13

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    I have been collecting dolls and sculptures since I was a little girl. Here is a glass sculpture painted with gold and blue. It is a textured glass carousel that can spin and...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 23 hrs ago

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    Here is one of my favorite collectibles - angels. I like porcelain, glass, plastic, ethnic, fairies, character traits, you name it. 
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 23 hrs ago

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    Can I for a moment be appallingly selfish and ask for you to save me? - Tyler Knott Gregson.
    newbienurse newbienurse 26-30 5 hrs ago

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    Just finished a round of the Extended 3 film marathon w/drinking game rules ^^
    Reignbeaux Reignbeaux 18-21, M Apr 4

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    For my birthday I'm getting the one ring 😍
    rougewolf55555 rougewolf55555 18-21, F Apr 6

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    It's my bedtime movie of choice. Its unbelievable how many times I've seen the movies.
    Staarstruuck Staarstruuck 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    What do you guys think about this ring?
    natsufairy12 natsufairy12 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Finger armor to be exact what do you guys think of this?
    natsufairy12 natsufairy12 13-15, M Apr 10

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    I want these ones I think they are awesome
    natsufairy12 natsufairy12 13-15, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Such a lovely and totally relatable quote I came across. Thought I'd share. “Not all toxic people are cruel and uncaring. Some of them love us dearly. Many of them have good...
    SlowlyDrifting SlowlyDrifting 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    The worst part of being sad. Is that you dont even know what makes you happy anymore...
    Dimforest Dimforest 18-21, M Mar 22

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    if you hit me up then you can get some pics of me.
    bosach bosach 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Fear is freedom! Subjugation is liberation! Contradiction is truth! These are the truths of this world!
    Thelaughingman34983 Thelaughingman34983 31-35, M Mar 22

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    “i admire people who have the ability to touch you and still be thousands of miles from your presence.” - William Chapman.
    vikiii vikiii 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    " Parfait's gotta be the most delicious thing on the whole damn planet!" - Robert Frost
    AltF4 AltF4 22-25, M Mar 24

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    "You can't spell "slaughter" without "laughter."
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M Mar 24

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    You don't choose to fall in love. You just fall.
    Icrossmyheart Icrossmyheart 13-15, F Mar 27

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    A yelling of lifetime- reward given for utter insanity N o grave mistakes I thought, only 19 if am not wrong E ars turned red not a single word I could utter. C hanged so many...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Mar 27

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    This is the newest member of the family Nico I'm now on I think 76 stuffed animals. I love them all they are like my babies :)
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F Mar 27

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    Im from Ohio but i make sure to get sea shells every time I go to the beach. I absolutely love the ocean and shells and the beach. I have shells from Myrtle Beach, Cancun, Cozumel...
    katie3401 katie3401 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I'm sorry I slapped you but you didn't seem like you would ever stop talking and I panicked.
    AJsAWiz AJsAWiz 61-65, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    And I'm at a point where I need to re watch everything, everything important to me at least, and write about it all. I will share some thoughts here too, this also means that I can...
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    "Two men came to a hole in the sky. One asked the other to lift him up. . . But so beautiful was it in heaven that the man who looked in over the edge forgot everything, forgot his...
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    Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.---Vince Lombardi---- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even...
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    I was never much of a fan of comic books in general. I used to read ElfQuest and that was about it. I loved ElfQuest and still do. It wasn’t one of those episodic things. It was...
    FruitSlice FruitSlice 41-45, M Mar 31

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    "Mr. Cameron is serious but bloodless. Mr. Miliband is passionate but flaky. The Prime Minister is something of a magistrate, keen on public service to no particular end. His rival...
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