Which Birthstone Actually Represents You?

Kennita Leon

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About This Quiz

Are all November-borns the same? No, that can't be right! Traditionally, birthstones are assigned to us based on the month we were born in, but sometimes we think they get it wrong. Some of us feel more like emeralds than pearls, but we weren't born in May. So we've designed this quiz for those of you who want to know the truth. Which birthstone really does represent you?

Are you represented by an amethyst, a stone traditionally assigned to those born in the month of February? The stone's properties deal with humility, intelligence and inner strength.

Are you represented by Alexandrite, a fairly modern stone meant for June-borns, but represents those who are funny, polite, sensitive and have one of the strongest moral codes of everyone else.

Should yours be the diamond, one of the more expensive stones? They're usually meant for April-borns, but have properties that represent strength and liveliness.

Or are you represented by the emerald? Traditionally a stone for May-borns, emeralds are as rare as the personality traits found in those who have this birthstone: faithfulness, loyalty and a great work ethic.

If you have an itch that won't let up until you find out your REAL birthstone, take this quiz!

Freedom or structure?

What's the easiest thing for you to do?

But what do you do the most?

Are you more passive or aggressive?

How quickly do you get bored?

What are you like in relationships?

What's the one thing you need in a relationship?

How would you describe yourself?

What's your best quality?

What's the first thing you do when you wake up?

What do you usually have for breakfast?

What do you value the most in others?

Work or play?

What's your sense of style like?

Which of the following would you love to do for a living?

And what's your biggest deal breaker?

How do you prefer to sweat?

Where are you staying?

Do you prefer books or movies?

Are you in a relationship right now?

How often do you accomplish what you put your mind to?

Which of these do you want the most out of life?

Which birthstone is the prettiest?

Do you like your job?

How much do you think your birthstone would sell for?

Last, but not least, which month were you born in?

You're about to take your first vacation in a few years. Where are you going?

Do you trust easily?

What are you planning on doing on vacation?

What element do you feel most at home with?

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