Shield:Blackened tower shield with an empty setting surrounded by barbed spikes

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blackened tower shield with an empty setting surrounded by barbed spikes
Look: Kertig rivets shaped into centaurs adorn the outer edges, each limned with scarlet glaes. An empty gem setting mars the shield's appearance slightly.
Type: Large Shield
Hindrance: significant (10/15)
Protection: fair (8/26) to exceptional (18/26) protection
Damage: heavy (9/28) puncture damage
no (0/28) slice damage
very severe (14/28) impact damage
Balance: fairly (5/17)
Suitedness: reasonably (7/17)
Construction: highly protected (13/18)
Metal: Yes
Weight: 200 stones
Appraised Cost: 8,750,000 Kronars
7,000,000 Lirums
6,314,000 Dokoras
8,750 LTBpoints
8,750 Tickets
8,750 Scrips
Special Properties:
  • This shield has more than normal or unusual verbs.
Dimensions: 15 length x 7 width x 1 height
Sources: Source is Treasure map/Prizes, Egg rewards

Verbs

The shield appears to be capable of holding a single gem.
You think that to put a gem into the socket, you need to PUT the gem in the shield.
You also think that in order to get a gem back out, you can GET the gem FROM the shield again while holding it.
You think you can also RUB, TAP, TOUCH and CLEAN the shield.
The shield seems to be missing a gem.
OR
There is a <gem> set into the shield.
  • RUB without gem: You run your finger lightly along the edge of your shield, frowning slightly at the empty gem setting.
  • RUB with gem: You run your finger lightly along the edge of your shield, smiling slightly at the <gem> placed within.
  • TAP without gem: You tap out a rhythmic beat on the edge of your shield.
  • TAP with gem: You tap out a rhythmic beat on the <gem> held in your shield.
  • TOUCH without gem: You gently touch the shield, running your fingers along its edges.
  • TOUCH with gem: You gently touch the shield, running your fingers along the <gem> it holds.
  • CLEAN without gem: You carefully clean the shield with a bit of cloth, burnishing away any dirt or grime marring its surface.
  • CLEAN with gem: You carefully clean the shield with a bit of cloth, burnishing the <gem> held within until it gleams beautifully.