Item:Warding beads

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warding beads
Look: A simple leather cord has been strung with an alternating pattern of <material1> and <material2> beads. It is currently tied to be slung from your <part>.
Weight: 2 stones
Appraised Cost: 150,000 Kronars
120,000 Lirums
108,240 Dokoras
150 LTBpoints
150 Tickets
150 Scrips
Special Properties:
  • This item is worn in the wrist slot.
  • This item has more than normal or unusual verbs.
Dimensions: 2 length x 2 width x 1 height
Sources: Source is Jahtinit's Corner, Item:Carved cedar warding bead box, Carved cedar warding bead box


  • TURN: You untie the string of beads and retie it so that it can be [tied around your ankle/tied around your upper arm/tied in your hair/slung from your wrist/slung from your neck/tied around your ankle].
[Player] unties her string of beads, retying it with a different knot.
  • KISS: You superstitiously kiss the [material1] and [material2] warding beads, hoping that their protection will conjoin with your aura.
[Player] superstitiously kisses her [material1] and [material2] warding beads.
  • RUB: You roll the [material1] and [material2] warding beads around in your palm contemplatively.
[Player] rolls some [material1] and [material2] warding beads around in her palm contemplatively.
  • SHAKE: Convinced that a malevolent presence has descended upon your destiny, you rattle the [material1] and [material2] warding beads within your palm in an effort to frighten it away.
[Player]'s eyes grow wide as she begins to rattle the [material1] and [material2] warding beads within her palm loudly.
  • TAP: You rhythmically tap the [material1] and [material2] warding beads in your palm together, assuring yourself that the colliding energies will ward off any malevolent spirits.
[Player] rhythmically taps the [material1] and [material2] warding beads in her palm together.


Beads come in different combinations. Known are:

agate and ebony
amber and mahogany
cedar and malachite
cinnabar and onyx
fire opal and obsidian
heartwood and amber
hematite and silver
ironwood and onyx
jet and pumice
mahogany and turquoise