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Urdesas Arathaire
Status: Alive
Guild: Empath
Race: Elothean
Gender: Male
Type: alterer

This merchant first appeared in Fang Cove on 8/28/15. He owns the shop Open Lotus Designs. Currently, Urdesas is the only known merchant to offer or work with lotusweave.


You see Lotus Weaver Urdesas Arathaire of the House of the Gilded Longleaf, an Elothean. Urdesas has a triangular face and piercing ale-brown eyes. His golden brown hair is long and fine, and is worn tied back. He has deeply tanned skin and a slender build.
He is slightly under average height for an Elothean.
He appears to be young.
He is in good shape.

He is wearing some bronze wire half-moon spectacles with pale green lenses, a wide bronze torque crafted to form shesegri knotwork, a light celadon lotusweave kimono stitched with a stylized crest of the House of the Gilded Longleaf, a tailor's supply kit painted with a serene lakeside vista abundant with lotus flowers, a bronze survival knife with an Ilithian cedar handle and a pair of soft-soled light celadon slippers.



Hollow Eve Festival 439

Urdesas says, "As a reminder, my comfort zone is with fabrics along with some modest metalworking and gem setting skills. I can easily work on most everyday clothing, containers, and even jewelry. Weapons and armor are possible, but not my forte, and I'll make you pay extra for having me suffer through that extra work. It's also important to understand that the more magical or exotic an item is, the less likely I'll be able to work with it."

Original Guidelines

Urdesas says, "As for rules or restrictions, I'm most comfortable with textiles by trade."

Urdesas says, "I can work on most everyday clothing and containers."

Urdesas says, "I'm not afraid of a bit of metal in jewelry or gems."

Urdesas says, "But weapons and armor would be out of the question."

Urdesas says, "Anything overly magic is likely to be beyond me as well."

Urdesas says, "It's best if you have multiple ideas or options in the event that something you want can't be worked on."

Premium-Only Kitten Event at Hollow Eve 425

After his first successful attempt to provide minor styling on a kitten, Lotus Weaver Urdesas is working to expand his skills in fashionable and functional updates to the adorable felines. To this end, Urdesas will be offering an opportunity for Estate Holders to either style their kitten OR provide an additional training class. Participants can expect to pay tens of platinum dokora for minor styling, hundreds of platinum dokora for major styling, or exactly five thousand platinum dokora for skills training.

[OOC: This is a choice of EITHER 'short'/LOOK alteration OR a one-level Tier bump. Only those who first got a kitten in 2016 or 2017 should inquire about a Tier bump and only AFTER they have already seen the old woman for their standard upgrade this year if applicable. This session is available for Premium subscribers only.]