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I Collect Gemstones and Rings

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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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    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 8 Responses Aug 1, 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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    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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    VanitySux VanitySux 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    I don't wear much jewellery regularly however I have a ring on my right hand I have worn ever day for 14 years which was my aunties (left to me) a locket that was my fathers foster...
    Flybyeden Flybyeden 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    I have just a small collection of jewelry. Modest as it is, there are two pieces, besides my wedding band, that are precious to me. One is a ring made from the handle of a silver...
    bronzeeyedblonette bronzeeyedblonette 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    The loneliest moment in someones life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly. ~F. Scott Fitzgerald
    Macy21 Macy21 36-40, F 7 hrs ago

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    I never go out without my rings.. Ever. I almost have them on the whole time... Atleast three!!
    SparkzInTheDark SparkzInTheDark 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    people love my jewelry, and I love showing it off!!
    djtvc15 djtvc15 51-55 1 day ago

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    can't wear anything at work, but when I get home, put all my jewelry on. bracelets take a little time, but I don't mind. today, lots of rings!!
    djtvc15 djtvc15 51-55 1 day ago

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    I started this hoping to find others who love wearing jewelry as I do. I can't wear enough!!! right now I'm wearing 20 rings and more bracelets. I just love the way it makes me...
    djtvc15 djtvc15 51-55 2 days ago

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    I love my plastic pants. After some time when they get nice and slippery I like to walk around and feel the sensation. I have quite a collection and the tighter the better!
    idotoo idotoo 46-50 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Like you wouldn't ******* believe.
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M 3 days ago

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    I love rose quartz it has wonderful energy and healing properties
    psychicnicole psychicnicole 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I love diamonds and blue sapphire. Actually more blue saphirre. I love its blue color and the texture n its transparency.
    acoolstud99 acoolstud99 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I was always attracted to Lapis Lazuli and it is still my favorite gem stone. The blue pigment is just gorgeous with the gold flecks going through it. It just feels so magical.
    blackheartlover blackheartlover 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Amethyst's are my favorite.
    GlitterFawn18 GlitterFawn18 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I create boardgames... here is my site. www.stonemagegames.com
    VikingPoker VikingPoker 41-45, M a week ago

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    I grew up with a large Amethyst stone in my room. As a child I would play with it, clean it with water and place things on top of it as if it were a bed. It was never explained why...
    groundedflyer groundedflyer 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Love it , because I have got to know many of the cast , and it a great adaptation of the Books
    wishingwellguy wishingwellguy 36-40, M a week ago

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    I line my windowsill with them. If I put the them in my bed, the monster would probably eat my loose ones and I'd never see them again.
    Spidey0 Spidey0 26-30 Jul 21

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    I wear two around my neck. I only take them off when I sleep, because I have a necklace eating monster in my bed that ate two necklaces so far. 2 when I have to look, "professional...
    Spidey0 Spidey0 26-30 Jul 21

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    I wear two around my neck. I only take them off when I sleep, because I have a necklace eating monster in my bed that ate two necklaces so far. 2 when I have to look, "professional...
    Spidey0 Spidey0 26-30 Jul 21

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    I would love to know others thoughts or similar happenings with this experience.. I sleep with my crystals loose in my bed sometimes and when I wake up they are always positioned...
    laurenlovescandyxx laurenlovescandyxx 22-25, F Jul 21

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    What's your favourite crystal/gemstone and why?? Mines angel aura.. I knew it was special from the minute I seen it in the shop I just could not leave without it. it's so...
    laurenlovescandyxx laurenlovescandyxx 22-25, F Jul 21

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    My silver amethyst pendant necklace, in light and without light. It seems it has more of a vivid glow without light.So beautiful, elegant and mystical.
    shaandar shaandar 31-35, F Jul 20

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    Yes you will and I am coming with you my friend. And so are 3 silly midgets, a crazy hobo with a staff and a rather attractive man by the name of Aragorn among others
    Alienbassdrum Alienbassdrum 16-17, M Jul 15

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    Why did u block me footlover1997 I didn't do anything wrong :/
    LoneLone LoneLone 16-17, M Jul 14

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    This is yet another one of my obsessions. It started with my father. Then I inherited his collection and it went from there.
    BDos BDos 18-21, M Jul 13

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    I collect antiques. I like to find a piece that is so banged up, anyone else would think it's trash. I repurpose or fix up what I collect. Hopefully a business is in my future?! :D...
    Beth965 Beth965 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I collect anything that has cute animals on it. My favorite is rabbit but bunny are so much cuter! I do love plush and design of animals. Furry ones. Dolphins are cute too. ☺️
    KawaiiShiroUsagi KawaiiShiroUsagi 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 10

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    I collect anything Mickey Mouse related! I take pride in having as much as I do, even if it isn't too big of a collection yet!
    QuietWord QuietWord 13-15, F Jul 10

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    PERFUME SAMPLES because they smell good! ( 110 in my collection) DUM-DUM wrappers, FOIL Wrapped chocolate wrappers, and GUM WRAPPERS! (too many to count! I love candy!) I don't...
    QuietWord QuietWord 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I'd love to see some of your collections? Just curious what you classify as beautiful
    MilkyCowCow MilkyCowCow 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    White Rosenthal vases. I started collecting in 1972, and have about 4 dozen.
    neoshaman neoshaman 61-65, M Jul 9

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    I collect soft blankets. I hope to own so many that I have an entire room (no, not a closet) full of them. Soft blankets are heaven.
    AkwardLizard AkwardLizard 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    makeup brushes & BIG BIG hoop~earrings
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F Jul 8

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    If anyone ever wants to talk about it just let me know.
    TiredTruth TiredTruth 16-17 Jul 8

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    I collect pink elephants, manatees and sharks
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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