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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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    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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    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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    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've always liked wearing toe rings, ever since I was about 14. I think they're cute and fun and playful. I've got a box of about 40 of them and I'd change them up on almost a...
    sweetprofanity sweetprofanity 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 30

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    I am a new found lover of the lord of the rings. Never knew how much I loved it before tonight 😁
    Geeklvngrl28 Geeklvngrl28 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    I write as well as collect inspiring forms of writing. One book I bought many years ago is a collection of quotes that I love and each quote is paired with the most adorable animal...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F Apr 29

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    Just kinda fun I guess, I started snooping at fragrances that my mom had when I was a kid. She has Avon Moonwind, Christian Dior Poison, Lancôme Midnight Noir (as a set...
    4NeonFun 4NeonFun 18-21, F May 12

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    My knife collection isn't much, but you got to start somewhere. I got a montana state multi tool pocket knife a year or two ago. It is very similar to what macgyver would use...
    stewartgreen stewartgreen 18-21, M May 3

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    It looks like a hell of a lot of fun to collect the Mimi's and build and paint them. I really like the Necrons and the Adeptus Mechanicus. But I'm trying to save up for a car and...
    ToxicTurtle ToxicTurtle 13-15, M May 4

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    I like to collect quotes these days and it's kinda been fun!!! I have taken it a step further and started writing my own now lol
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 1 Response May 9

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    I collect Comics And Comic Themed Merchandise.
    aclockworkmegan aclockworkmegan 13-15, F 3 Responses May 12

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    I collect old consoles and old games.
    dannycool2013 dannycool2013 16-17, M May 13

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    I collect old electric fans. I've been doing it since I can remember .. I've got over 250 of them.
    mdh1973 mdh1973 41-45, M 1 Response May 13

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    i collect vintage stuff .
    kayehey kayehey 13-15, F May 14

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    whenever i see quotes and words of wisdom that are uplifting and inspiring, i write them on my notebook. it's pretty cool i have lots of them now and reading them refreshes my mind...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 15

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    I Collect Angles Crosses and things with MY And MY boys birtbstones.
    Nebmom2 Nebmom2 41-45, F 1 Response May 15

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    Lately I've been collecting mugs and other cool and strange knick knacks. While cleaning at my grandparents house I just found one of those boon mugs with my grandpa's name on it...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 1 Response May 16

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    Im so obsses of perfumes i collect and yse it . I want to smell good all the time. Different scents everyday depends on my mood. Smelling good keep my bad day away . Lol
    Libragirl73 Libragirl73 41-45, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have a collection off smurf things
    ChloeValintina ChloeValintina 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Anybody else collect teapots and teacups??? Lol
    roxy20122929292 roxy20122929292 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    The other thing I collect shells from the beach though living in London I don't get to the beach as much as I'd like to any more
    ChloeValintina ChloeValintina 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I love the books and I love watching the movies bring LOTR to life! They did such a good job. And there are so many Tolkien quotes that are just jaw droppingly amazing. I will...
    Dezaraeann Dezaraeann 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I can't bring myself to like the hobbit movies. They've desecrated my favorite childhood book for money.
    Zachary29 Zachary29 26-30, M 6 hrs ago

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    To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer. Mahatma Gandhi
    Camouflage Camouflage 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 25

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    "I was eating a restaurant and I saw an unfinished plate of grilled fish on the table next to me. Left over and left behind. I don't know why, but I thought to myself, 'That fish...
    splatteredink splatteredink 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 25

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    True healing will always Begin with your thoughts. Master your thoughts and You will master your life. ~Buddha
    silverfox54 silverfox54 61-65, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    "Maybe it's not about the length of time you've known someone; maybe it's about instant recognition on an unconscious level. Our souls know each other."
    Itsnotareligion Itsnotareligion 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    “Do not let another day go by where your dedication to other people’s opinions is greater than your dedication to your own emotions!” ~ Steve Maraboli
    Isabellas35 Isabellas35 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    Love this ! “In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take, relationships we were afraid to have, and the decisions we waited too long to make. ” ~Unknown
    Isabellas35 Isabellas35 36-40, F 2 Responses May 1

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    “In science it often happens that scientists say, 'You know that's a really good argument; my position is mistaken,' and then they would actually change their minds and you never...
    Fluffystuff Fluffystuff 18-21, F 2 Responses May 1

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    Life is a series of natural and spontaneous change. Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward to whatever way they...
    silverfox54 silverfox54 61-65, F 1 Response May 3

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    i have about 16,816 hot wheels cars
    Shelbywar Shelbywar 36-40, F 1 Response May 5

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    The greatest lesson I've learn in life is that I still have a lot to learn.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 5

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    Quality not quantity ! I'm picky about people ! I don't like my time wasted . No one does . Not because I think I'm so great , but because I'm super and Intensly emotional and...
    chernobylplayground chernobylplayground 36-40, F 1 Response May 5

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    This is so very true ! “Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to...
    Isabellas35 Isabellas35 36-40, F 1 Response May 7

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    More than a million bucks I could use a pair of good parents.
    KimKarlsson KimKarlsson 16-17, M 1 Response May 7

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    "With my last breath, I?ll exhale my love for you. I hope it?s a cold day, so you can see what you meant to me." Jarod Kintz,
    DiaLeigh DiaLeigh 26-30, F 2 Responses May 8

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    "Do you think the universe fights for souls to be together? Some things are too strange and strong to be coincidences."- Emery Allen
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 5 Responses May 8

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    I've started making signs of the quotes I love...
    elizsvot elizsvot 22-25, F May 8

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