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  • Chalcedony

    Chalcedony stones when dug up are often very large; most commonly they are used in the carving of statuettes or coffers. Chalcedony is usually cabochon cut and polished and looks like ivory when finished. Varieties of this semiprecious translucent stone …

  • Disthene

    Also known as _kyanite_, disthene is an abundant ornamental stone that is easily cleaved, but difficult to cut in facets without unintended splitting occurring. It usually has many inclusions. Disthene is found in crystals ranging in color from dark blue …

  • Hydrophane

    Hydrophane is a gemstone much favored by sailors and aquatic races. This semiprecious stone is a variety of opal that is opaque and of a frosty-white or ivory color when dry. In this state, it appears rather unattractive. When soaked in water, it becomes …

  • Jasper

    Jasper is an opaque, semiprecious quartz found in red, brown, and black varieties. Very rare specimens are blue or have bands of blue through other colors. Crushed jasper is a stabilizing material, often included in experimental potions or alchemical …

  • Mellochrysos

    Mellochrysos is a vivid yellow variety of [[Zircon | zircon]] found in large crystals. These are seldom cut, but are rather polished as-is and mounted in metal claw settings for rings, brooches, and knife hilts. This semiprecious stone is hard, and when …

  • Moonstone

    Moonstone, also known as _orthoclase_, is an opaque, white, semiprecious feldspar gemstone usually polished to a bluish sheen. Moonstone can be used in spells that draw inspiration from the moons or that cure or cause _confusion_ effects. Moonstones …

  • Onyx

    Onyx is an opaque agate of tan or white hue or with bands of both colors in straight lines. This semiprecious stone carves and wears well. In addition to being finished into gemstones, it is often used for figurines, statuettes, and game pieces, including …

  • Orl

    Orls occur in the softest rock as sharp-edged, spindle-shaped, symmetrical crystals. These crystals are of red, tawny, or orange hue, but rusty-brown-hued orls are the rarest and fetch the highest price (and are the only innately magical version or orl). …

  • Psaedro

    Psaedro is the more common name for _lepidolite_, a soft lilac to mauve to pink mica used in carving. With time, this hardstone'¬ís colors fade, especially in strong sunlight. Psaedros is used in the carving of cheap coffers, statuettes, bowls, and the …

  • Red Tear

    Red tears are teardrop shaped, glossy crystals of vivid cherry-red, blood-crimson, or fiery orange hue. They are found in deep mines or gorge walls where old rock has been exposed. Legends say they are the tears of lovers shed for their beloveds who were …

  • Scapra

    This name is given to the finest scapolite stones: pale to medium yellow fancy stones that are soft and easy to cut into facets, but also too soft for use in rings or on clothing. Powdered scapra can be used to augment spells that cure or ward against …

  • Topaz

    Topaz is a very hard, durable, golden, translucent precious stone found in large crystals in granite. While this form of corundum is usually yellow or brown, it can be made pink, red, or a bright light blue if exposed to great temperatures, such as by …

  • Zarbrina

    Also known as _cerussite_, this very soft, lead-like, colorless mineral is easily cut into brilliant faceted gemstones. This ornamental stone is usually mounted in ceremonial, little-used jewelry or set in small metal claw mounts into the sleeves or …

  • Zircon

    A brownish crystal found in igneous (volcanic) rocks, zircon attains a variety of pale colors valued in the gemstone trade through skilled heating and cutting. It is usually cut into facets. These semiprecious stones are occasionally passed off as more …

  • Alchemy

    The product of Craft (Alchemy), the below items... _(Page in Progress)_ h4. Warning - Construction Ahead While rules for creating alchemical products can be found on the [[Craft]] page, the items it can create are currently unclear. While creating a …

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