- A jangling bracelet of tiny golden bells and fine-toothed cogs on crimson silk rope (25gp), suited to a small wrist interested in intricate mechanisms.
- Blue glass finger-bottle filled with dark fluid (11gp as is, 1gp empty). 10 doses of floral scent that stains red any skin it touches for 3d6 hours. The scent vanishes in 2d6 +1 hour per dose used.
- Charm bracelet of silver chain with five shield-shaped charms (20gp). The shields have various religious icons for luck. Has dried blood on it so the previous owner wasn't that lucky.
- Dagger with copper wire wound around hilt and cabochon malachite pommel (15gp). The sort of thing that plays well in rural courts, missing it's scabbard.
- Engraved light steel shield with spikes (20gp). Ornamental vine decorations around spikes, if used to bash a foe, it does 1d4 + Strength damage.
- Foot-high statuette of bronze man with mouth open (15gp). This statuette is hollow and if part-filled with water emits a musical humming if placed near heat sources equal to a brazier or campfire.
- Noblewoman's caul (hairnet) of slender silver chains (10gp). This delicate array is best suited to those of dark hair.
- Ochre leather bracers decorated with silver studs (10gp). These are detachable cuffs used by hirelings in temporary service to nobles whose coat-of-arms includes red and silver or white.
- Painted riding saddle decorated with white roses (24gp). This saddle of black leather is suited to a minor noble or lady-in-waiting.
- Quartz chess set (blue quartz and nacre) (20gp). Each chess piece is worth 5sp and the board of lacquered wood is worth 4gp. A threadbare cloth pouch stores the pieces.
- Red-stained leather-bound chapbook (10gp) with information on local brothels and gambling dens in a large city. If consulted for an hour, it gives a +2 bonus to reaction rolls in dealings with these establishments or employees.
- 1d12 silver spoons of assorted quality and size (1d6gp each). Stolen from various reputable houses whose crests are engraved into the handles.
Monday, 11 February 2013
more unlikely treasures
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