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Diamonds, rubies, emeralds, and sapphires galore! Do you have a favorite gemstone? What is the gemstone for your birth month? If you don't know, you can find out here!   

There are 69 quizzes and 740 trivia questions in this category.
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Guilding the Stone - March

In this quiz, created in memory of team-mate SocalMiguel, the Quiz Makers Guild has identified the AGS-certified birthstone for March as both the Aquamarine and the Bloodstone. Enjoy!
Tough (10 qns)
1707 plays
Guilding the Stone - April

The Quiz Makers Guild monthly birthstones series reaches April - the diamond, according to the American Gem Society. Unlike some stones, diamonds are referenced across many areas. Enough, in fact, for a question in each of the 20 Funtrivia categories!
Tough (20 qns)
1674 plays
Australia's National Gemstone - The Opal

Opals are gemstones that can change colour just by tilting them at different angles. Find out more about these beautiful rocks.
Average (10 qns)
2163 plays
Guilding the Stone: September

The Quiz Makers Guild monthly birthstones series reaches September; according to the American Gem Society, the sapphire. As it's my wife's birthstone, I thought I'd delve into the history of the gem that takes so much of my hard-earned cash.
Tough (10 qns)
912 plays
Who Says They're Only Semi-Precious?

There are many beautiful stones that have been used for jewelry and decoration since the beginning of time. All stones other than diamonds, rubies, emeralds, and sapphires are classified as "semi-precious".
Average (10 qns)
1101 plays

Most of us are familiar with rubies, sapphires, and emeralds. This will be a short quiz on some lesser known gemstones. You may be inspired to make some additions to your jewelry collection!
Average (10 qns)
4215 plays
The Hope Diamond

Don't forget your jeweler's loupe for examining the history of the world's most famous diamond.
Tough (10 qns)
1575 plays
Obscure Gemstones II

There are many gemstones in the world. This is my second quiz on some of the more obscure gems, or some of the more obscure facts about more well-known gems.
Average (10 qns)
2610 plays
Guilding the Stone - February

In this quiz, Quiz Makers Guild members Bruyere and Stedman have identified the AGS-certified birthstone for February as Amethyst. This gemstone and its name have given rise to many items of trivia over the years. Enjoy!
Difficult (10 qns)
957 plays
Guilding the Stone - June

The Quiz Makers Guild monthly birthstones series reaches June - the pearl, according to the American Gem Society. This quiz explores some of the cultural associations of the pearl.
Tough (10 qns)
765 plays
Zircons Have Feelings, Too

Diamonds, emeralds and rubies get all the headlines but there are many other beautiful gemstones. Can you identify some gems by pictures that aren't pictures of the gems, by using inferential reasoning instead? What? Oh, come on, give it a try.
Easy (10 qns)
525 plays
Perfectly Pretty Precious Pearl

Throughout history pearls have been used to adorn, they have been used to show rank and wealth. Pearls are more than a pretty bauble, as I hope my quiz will show.
Average (10 qns)
2307 plays
Red Gemstones

Gemstones come in all shapes and colors, but can you identify some of the red ones from the clues provided?
Easy (10 qns)
606 plays
Guilding the Stone: July

The Quiz Makers Guild monthly birthstones series reaches July; according to the American Gem Society the ruby, whose red fire reflects the heat of summer. This quiz concerns real and fictional rubies, as well as a few human ones. Enjoy!
Difficult (10 qns)
921 plays
Guilding the Stone: October

The Quiz Makers Guild monthly birthstones series reaches October; according to the American Gem Society, the opal.
Average (10 qns)
765 plays
Carbon Glitter

This carbon stone sparkles and glitters, here is my quiz on diamonds.
Average (10 qns)
2850 plays
Guilding the Stone - August

As a member of the Quiz Makers Guild, I opted to write the birthstone quiz for August. The modern birthstone for August is the peridot (although I prefer the older choice of birthstone, the sardonyx), so here's my gem of a quiz - or quiz of a gem.
Tough (10 qns)
666 plays

The world of precious gemstones.
Difficult (10 qns)
6276 plays
It Is What It Is

For the average person, some gemstones are hard to identify and be sure of what it is. Gemologists speak a language that is all their own. In other is what it is...or at least what they say it is.
Average (10 qns)
444 plays
Interesting Facts About Jewels and Gemstones

A few interesting facts about ten gemstones for you. The photo clues to the answers are either easy, or just a little bit more challenging. Have fun.
Easy (10 qns)
807 plays
Birthstone and Flower Quiz

This quiz can be pretty simple if you have the correct references! Good Luck!
Average (20 qns)
10584 plays
The Hardest Thing in the World

Diamonds are known as the hardest naturally occurring substance on the earth. The term GIA that may be found in some questions refers to the Gemological Institute of America, which is considered to be the world's foremost authority on the grading of gems
Average (10 qns)
1629 plays
Guilding the Stones: November

The Quiz Makers Guild monthly birthstones series reaches November; according to the American Gem Society, the citrine.
Average (10 qns)
615 plays
Agate and her Sisters

Quartz is all around us, a part of many common rocks. Its crystals can form gorgeous gems, or can swirl, layer, and dance in a thousand colors...
Tough (15 qns)
1053 plays
Aquamarine, Treasure of the Sea

Aquamarine emotes a sense of peace and tranquility that often is associated with the sea.
Average (10 qns)
2157 plays
Out Of the Forest Primeval: Amber

People have been intrigued for millenia by this mysterious and precious material. This quiz provides only a sample of amber lore! (In memoriam LAC 1923-1999.)
Tough (15 qns)
1881 plays
My Gem of a Family!

Each of my family members are very special! Can you tell which gems are their birthstones and which months their birthdays are in by the clues?
Very Easy (10 qns)
795 plays
The Royal Purple Quartz

The amethyst ranges from a royal purple to a pale lilac, and every shade in between. This gemstone, the purple quartz is now available to everyone, it is not just the gem of royalty.
Average (10 qns)
1890 plays
The Hot Rock

Diamonds. People lust after them, die for them, steal them. Women (and some men) love to wear them. Here are some famous ones.
Average (10 qns)
2451 plays

An assortment of questions all about gemstones. Good Luck!
Tough (10 qns)
5022 plays
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