Elothrai

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The elothrai is a forehead-worn agate gem suspended from a fine chain.[1]

The scholars of the Erithi originally wore these to signify their "inner sight" or wisdom, but the elothrai were so beautiful that men and women alike quickly adopted the decoration. Each dai has its own signature agate for use in the elothrai, but all choose their own agate at personal whim anyway. In erithian, "eloth" means sky and "rai" is a truncation of either raiyatha (soul) or raiyartha (agate).

The traditional agates for each dai are:

References

  1. The Dress of the Erithi