Build a Wand and We'll Guess Which Class You'd Teach at Hogwarts

By: Zoe Samuel

How heavy would you like your wand to be?

Where would you like the balance point to be in your wand?

What overall style would you like for your wand?

How ornate would you like your wand to be?

What type of wood would you like to be the primary wood for the main shaft?

What kind of wood would you like for the inlay on the main shaft?

What kind of wood would you like for the main part of the grip?

What inlay would would you like for the main part of the grip?

Would you like something wrapped around the grip?

What kind of wood would you like for the tip of the wand?

What kind of wood would you like for the pommel of the wand?

What kind of wood would you like for the crossguard?

What sort of wood would you like for the wand's knobs?

What kind of wood would you like for the inlay on the knobs?

What kind of wood would you like for inlay on the crossguard?

What shape would you like for the main shaft?

What metal would you like for the accents?

What finish would you like for the wand?

Would you like any jewels on your wand?

What sort of sheathe would you like for your wand?

What presentation box would you like for your wand?

What should be the primary ingredient in the core of the wand?

What should be the secondary ingredient in the core of the wand?

What liquid maintenance treatment would you like for your wand?

What special treatment would you like for your wand?

What kind of wand cleaning brush would you like?

What sort of cleaning cloth do you prefer?

What material would you like your kit's case to be made of?

Would you like a discount on an online course in wand care?

Would you like an extended warranty?

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About This Quiz

The wand and the wizard are two sides of the same coin. The wand chooses the wizard as much if not more than the wizard chooses the wand. The symbolism of the wand is about potential power, destiny, and seeing one's true self. Wands are pointers, after all. A wand is a magical extension of the self that points the way to the fulfillment of potential and achievement of destiny.

Wands derive their magical properties from their constituent parts. While some wands are very simple in design, all of our wands come with a significant amount of customization so we can really boil down your needs and furnish you with the wand and job that best exploits your natural advantages.

Caring for your wand is also important, and we want you to leave this experience feeling prepared for the responsibilities of ownership and use. As a result, we will provide you with not just a capable wand, but a full set of supplies with which you can clean and maintain your wand, and do some minor repairs. Of course, if significant damage occurs, you should go to an Olivanders certified dealer for immediate repairs.

Design your wand, and we will reveal what class you will teach at Hogwarts.

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