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 Post subject: Riddle of the obscure gem
PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2015 12:03 pm 
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I am as dark as the night,
from the depth of which
the lady in blue reminds me
of a god that binds us both.

who am I?


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 Post subject: Re: stones & riddles
PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2015 10:45 pm 
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Binds you both within icy snow which is easily melted away?


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 Post subject: Re: stones & riddles
PostPosted: Fri Mar 20, 2015 3:10 pm 
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no, this isn't about ice or melt.

The answer should be obvious once you find out what the poem is about :-)


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 Post subject: Re: a lil' riddle...
PostPosted: Fri Sep 18, 2015 3:57 pm 
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Sorry just read it could not resist...if i may attempt to solve this riddle...

My guess is deep sea/Ocean under the blue sky... :?:


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 Post subject: Re: a lil' riddle...
PostPosted: Fri Sep 18, 2015 8:00 pm 
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cascaillou wrote:
I am as dark as the night,
from the depth of which
the lady in blue reminds me
of a god that binds us both.

who am I?



I believe the answer is.... cascaillou

(You asked who you were, didn't you?)


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 Post subject: Re: a lil' riddle...
PostPosted: Fri Sep 18, 2015 8:20 pm 
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Who am I?
Whoooooo aaaaaaaam I?
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 Post subject: Re: a lil' riddle...
PostPosted: Fri Sep 18, 2015 9:51 pm 
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I think we are in need of another clue, darling.


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 Post subject: Re: a lil' riddle...
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its riddle who's asking who am i? not Cascaillou, its just posted as to solve what could it be...
so my yet another Guess is sun is shinning on deep sea or ocean,
sunlight blinds if you directly look at sun, blue deep silent sea, what could be lady in blue? sadness may be or missing someone,


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 Post subject: Re: a lil' riddle...
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Could it be iolite ? Although Ios means purple in greek and I don't think it refers to any god or goddess.
But it must be something of the kind.


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Tanzanite?!


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Image Maybe blue tourmaline from Blue Lady Mine San Diego? Or black Jet?

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It is a poem lyrics, deeply in love also blinds like e.g juliet could be lady in blue used for someone else, if i take gemology in between then, a lady is deeply in love with a blue diamond....and sorrow for not having it, other wise its like a lady is deeply in love with someone (special for her) and sorrow for not having him..
Regarding some kind of memories,


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 Post subject: Re: a lil' riddle...
PostPosted: Tue Sep 22, 2015 12:40 pm 
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haha finally my riddle raised some interest :smt005

Obviously "who am I" is about finding the name of a gem, not a common one, though

It's not iolite, not tanzanite, not tourmaline, not diamond.

Nicky is right about the color of the stone being "as dark as the night", Isi was right guessing that the stone would be related in some way to a god, and Gabroo also raised a key question: who is the "lady in blue"? (there's are clues of course)


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 Post subject: Re: riddle: mysterious gem
PostPosted: Tue Sep 22, 2015 1:22 pm 
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The only prominent lady in blue I can think of is the virgin Mary in traditional depictions, which would be painted with ultramarine pigment of course. But lapis is far too common to fit the bill, and the only other association I can think of is that she's depicted with pearls.

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 Post subject: Re: riddle: mysterious gem
PostPosted: Tue Sep 22, 2015 1:32 pm 
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The "lady" isn't refeering to the virgin. Also, as Nicky deduced, the stone IS as dark as the night.


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