Crystal amulet jewelry

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Crystal amulet jewelry allows one to hold crystal amulets in order to participate in the ESP network of thoughts while still maintaining a level of fashionable decorum. They can be worn in different locations, and have different themes associated with them.

Analyze

You analyze your glass vial pendant and sense that the item is largely free from merchant alteration restrictions.

You get no sense of whether or not the pendant may be further lightened.

Verbs

VERB FIRST THIRD
WEAR You drape the glass vial pendant across your neck, and an intricate web of blue-black energy slithers across its surface before fading away. XXX drapes her glass vial pendant across her neck, and an intricate web of blue-black energy slithers across its surface before fading away.
PUT
Amulet in <holder>
You carefully slide the amulet into a small compartment underneath the glass vial pendant, and it affixes itself with a soft *CLICK!* XXX slides her amulet into a small compartment underneath her glass vial pendant, and it affixes itself with a soft *CLICK!*
RUB You reach out and run your fingers across the pendant, and darkness streams across its surface...
You feel your mind open up to the world around you.
XXX rubs her glass vial pendant, causing darkness to stream across its surface briefly.
XXX gets an odd look on her face.
PEER As you watch, spots of shadow materialize on your gold anklet and ooze slowly about before sinking into its surface Spots of shadow materialize upon XXX's gold anklet and ooze slowly about before sinking into the gold anklet's surface.
POKE You poke your gold anklet and a wisp of shadow lazily slithers forth from its surface and curls around your finger. XXX pokes her gold anklet and a wisp of shadow lazily slithers forth from its surface and curls around her finger before fading away.
PUSH You push at your gold anklet lightly and a wisp of blackness lashes at your fingers before fading away. XXX pushes at her gold anklet lightly and a wisp of blackness lashes at her fingers before fading away.
PULL You pull on your gold anklet, and a hazy darkness settles onto your mind for a few seconds, before slowly fading away into nothingness. XXX pulls on her gold anklet.
SPIN You spin your gold anklet around your ankle, causing shards of darkness to whirl in a chaotic dance across its surface. XXX spins her gold anklet around her ankle, causing shards of darkness to whirl in a chaotic dance across its surface.
TAP You idly tap your gold anklet and its entire surface slowly fades to a deep ebony before returning to normal. XXX idly taps her gold anklet and its entire surface slowly fades to a deep ebony before returning to normal.
TICKLE You lightly run your fingers across your gold anklet and veins of shadow race across its surface like quicksilver. XXX lightly runs her fingers across her gold anklet and veins of shadow race across its surface like quicksilver.
TOUCH (when active) As you touch your gold anklet, a veil of darkness swirls across your vision for a moment, then fades away. You get the sensation you have a fair bit of time remaining before the presence of others fade from your thoughts. N/A
TURN You turn your gold anklet and it ripples with an intense darkness for a moment. XXX turns her gold anklet and it ripples with an intense darkness for a moment.

Themes

THEME MESSAGING
Dark ...an intricate web of blue-black energy slithers across its surface before fading away.
...a sinuous ring of blackness slowly undulates across its surface before fading into nothing.
...and veins of blackness creep across it for an instant.
RUB:...darkness streams across its surface...
Light ...tiny slivers of golden light flit across its surface.
...a ring of soft white light slowly blossoms from its surface and fades away.
...it glows with a soft golden illumination.
RUB:...a golden incandescence surrounds the object briefly...

Behind the Scenes

Crystal amulet holders (their original moniker) were given out as an anniversary gift for fifteen years of Gemstone III. They came in "dark" versions and "light" versions. This referred to the energy given off by the amulet holder when rubbed.

Gemstone news article from October 2002:

October 17th marked the 15th birthday of Simutronics! The Staff of Simutronics and the GameMasters of GemStone III are proud to bring to you the very best in online roleplaying games; without great customers like you, this would not be possible!
To celebrate, we're giving you a gift inside the game! Look for a blue portal (there's one in every town) to pick up your prize!
Thank you for your business and your loyalty! Here's to many more years of fun and adventure -- happy birthday!
15years title.jpg

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