Items of the Second Era: Black Marsh

“Eel-Strangler” Serving PlatterTraditional platter depicting a triumphant Lord Zuthorix the Eel-Strangler, who slew his enemies with conger-eel garrottes.
“Key” to Sanguine’s DemesneCarnelian cut into the shape of a key, engraved “The Key to Sanguine’s Demesne, Where Fantasy is Reality.”
“Stay Moist!” Brief-Axiom Wall MosaicFlexible “Brief-Axiom” mosaic of colored stones embedded in crocodile hide, with turquoise chips spelling out “Stay Moist!”
Ancient Saxhleel StatueLikely taken from one of the Argonian ruins near Hissmir, this statue depicts a crouching Argonian holding a stylized turtle.
Argonian Affirmation BoardA board of heavy, inlaid wood, set in a series of octagonal patterns. Used for various Argonian meditative exercises.
Argonian Alchemist RackStands-In-Thought crafts these fine, wooden racks to hold and organize jars full of alchemy components.
Argonian CologneA small glass bottle filled with a strong-smelling liquid. It’s a scent that only Argonians could find alluring.
Argonian Darkwood TabletopThe top of an Argonian-crafted table, probably made in Murkmire and shipped to Dhalmora along with a parcel of slaves.
Argonian Fruit BowlA wooden bowl crafted by and popular with Argonians, some Dark Elves have begun to use these distinctive bowls to store fruit.
Argonian Nightmare TrapSold exclusively by a Hlaalu trading agent in Black Marsh, this Argonian effigy wards off bad dreams and night terrors.
Argonian Reading GlassA polished and shaped piece of glass attached to a bone handle.
Argonian Scale ScraperA metal blade especially designed to groom an Argonian’s scaly body by removing mites, dirt, and residual build-up.
Argonian Seed ToysThese tiny figurines of animals and Argonians carved from gorapple seeds fit within a simple leather pouch.
Argonian Sipping CupImported from Black Marsh, this crimson-wood cup is designed to be spill-proof for the use of young children.
Argonian Spice ShakerA ceramic container with shaker holes in its lid, designed to hold spice and dispense small amounts.
Argonian Tail BandA band of colored leather worn as a decorative element on the tails of some Dhalmora Argonians. This one has bells attached.
Argonian Tail StockingA specialty item with strategically placed pouches to hold warmed stones. Some Argonians just can’t abide a cold tail.
Beetle Puffs Pastry PanThis pastry pan makes a dozen sweet beetle puffs, a Dhalmora delicacy favored by Argonians and other adventurous eaters.
Black Marsh Transportation GuideA hand-drawn map of the various underground expressways formed by the roots of the Hist trees and the common routes for traders.
Bronzed Egg ToothA prized childhood keepsake, coated in bronze.
Chieftain’s Heirloom Toad-AtlatlEnameled flinging-stick ending in a shallow cup, used in the traditional Murkwater game “The Toad Flies at Dusk.”
Clam-Shell FileAn attractive file used to dull (or sharpen) an Argonian’s claws.
Commemorative “Broken Shackles” MedalBronze medal depicting a set of broken shackles, inscribed “Jubilee Day 572, Lukiul Uxith.”
Conjectural Diorama of SilyanornScale model in precious woods of the Barsaebic Ayleid city of Silyanorn, the predecessor of modern-day Stormhold.
Copper Horn CapsWhile the “capping” fad has largely passed, there’s still a market for horn adornments in Black Marsh.
Crafter’s RulerCuts-with-the-Grain swears by this measuring stick, which is engraved with the words “measure twice, cut once.”
Crawling Night PillowDhalmora Argonians fill their pillows with live centipedes—they love the sensation of wriggling creatures against their heads.
Crimson Ship TicketA ticket for passage on the Crimson Ship, never used by its owner.
Deluxe Dark Elf Pantomime Joke BookLeather-bound joke book of wordless cartoons all mocking Dark Elves, their customs and personal habits; “Stormhold, 2E 578.”
Dhalmora Leather SnuggleDhalmora Argonians find the feel of these thick, leather blankets oddly comforting on cold, lonely nights.
Dhalmora Scorpion TrapA Dhalmora Argonian invention, this contraption is placed near your sleeping area to attract and capture unwanted scorpions.
Disturbing Argonian PortraitAn Argonian family portrait, you find something about it to be mildly disquieting about the way the eyes follow you as you move.
Dreugh-Shell Sithis SpoonOpen-bottomed “Sithis Spoon” of Bogmother dreugh-shell, used in the ritual of the Empty Feast of Nullity.
Drinks-Not Book MarkDrinks-Not-Investments, the bank in Dhalmora, distributed these stylish leather book marks to promote business.
Ebony Sithis IdolThis small ebony statue depicts Sithis as a bare-skulled figure clutching an Argonian egg.
Elaborate Hist CenterpieceAn imposing willow wood sculpture. Small polished jades have been inset between the roots to represent eggs.
Elegant Velvet-Lined Tail LifterElegant folding tail lifter made of flexible spry-wood inlaid with red cedar, with a velvet-lined lift-cuff.
Engraved Copper PlatesA set of burnished copper flatware. Each piece has been stamped with the mark of the famous Argonian smith, Haj-Ja.
Erotic Argonian EtchingsA set of limited-edition etchings of Argonian erotica. It is impossible to discern the gender of the participants.
Eye of Sithis See-AllSome Dhalmora Argonians believe this serpent-eye gem, when placed beside their beds, will watch over them during the night.
Fin PolishA lacquered wooden jar filled with a smooth, waxy substance. Guaranteed to enhance the appearance and health of Argonian fins.
Fine Fishbone Head-Spine SnoodSemi-rigid snood worn while sleeping to prevent disarrangement of an Argonian’s head-spines.
Flawless Black PearlA large and well-polished swamp pearl from the heart of Black Marsh.
Folio-Binding Kit with Head-NeedleFine snakeskin sewing kit for binding folios of parchment, with an Argonian head-spine needle.
Frog Gig with Folding HaftXal Ithix-style barbed four-tined frog gig, with double-hinged folding haft made of Mud Tree bamboo.
Gerent’s Quilted Sponge-BlanketQuilted sponge-blanket displaying the sigil of the vicecanons. It is best used for staying moist while sleeping.
Glazed ChimineaBeautiful Argonian motifs cover this small cooking oven.
Gold Counter’s PromissoryDrinks-with-Toes distributes these tokens of obligation to remind bank customers of their dealings with Drinks-Not-Investments.
Golden Mudcrab PlaqueGilded mudcrab mounted on dreugh-shell plaque, inscribed “Best in Class, Sunscale Strand Mudcrab Heave.”
Gray Mire Angler’s CreelArgonian-made croc-hide creel for stowing caught fish; includes stiffened safety-pocket for extra hook storage.
Greymist Falls Scrimshaw TuskDelicate scrimshaw carving on imported horker tusk depicting a couple picnicking at Greymist Falls.
Haj-Mota Serving BowlThis large bowl was fashioned from the shell of a baby Haj-Mota.
Hissmir Cypress-Wood LuteTen-stringed lute of resonant swamp-cypress wood, made by the famous Hissmir luthier Sings-Backward.
Hist BookendsA pair of masterfully carved bookends that resemble a tangle of Hist roots.
Hist Tree Crystal OrbCrystal orb containing a tiny sculpture of the Percolating Mire Hist Tree; when inverted, small white flakes shower down.
Hoarvor-Proboscis Mud SnorkelNight-snorkel to enable breathing when sleeping immersed in mud, a hoarvor proboscis engraved with paeans to Padhome.
Incomprehensible Argonian GameA game, you think, of ancient Argonian design. The rules are incomprehensible, but the carved monster pieces are nice.
Intricate Fishing BasketAn expertly coiled basket made from river cane and red wasso—popular with Argonian fishwives.
Jade Cameo SculptureThis lovingly polished relief sculpture depicts an Argonian in profile.
Keeper’s Everfount InkplumeWriting plume of endless ink used by Hatching Pool Keepers to keep records of eggs and their hatchlings.
Keeper’s Licorice Worm Dowsing RodOrichalc dowsing rod used for finding the underground teeming-holes of licorice worms, which Keepers feed to hatchlings.
Kothringi Abacus from ZuukPortable Kothringi abacus employing varnished sphere-scarabs as slide-beads. The four bottom central beads are marked Z-U-U-K.
Kothringi Dream CatcherSmall bits of string and beads are woven together into a small circle. There is a single black feather attached at the bottom.
Monsoon Celebrant’s Helical Foont-PipeA hollow spiral blowpipe, made of the horn of an unknown sea creature, used for foonting to welcome the annual monsoon.
Mudcrab Shell CrackerThis essential Argonian tool for obtaining the succulent meat inside a steamed mudcrab can be found throughout Bal Foyen.
Murkmire Spice GrinderA wooden device for grinding spices, this one was made by Argonian crafters and imported from Black Marsh.
Naga-skin Bandit BlotterFelt-lined absorbent blotter made from the soft-scaled underbelly of a condemned Naga bandit.
Obsidian Night-SpectaclesBroad pince-snout spectacles of thin but dark obsidian, worn for the Argonian practice of “Walking with Sithis.”
Ooze-Blender with Spiral SpinnerFine ceramic ooze-blender jar with central rotating spiral spinner, engraved “Sundry Swills, Alten Corimont” on the bottom.
Ornamental Box of Family Egg-ShardsThornwood box with mother-of-pearl inlay containing a selection of family egg-shards going back several generations.
Pejureel’s Party PlatterChef Pejureel in Dhalmora sells a surprising number of these turtle-shell platters. Perfect for any party.
Polished Wooden SpoonA stained and polished Saxhleel ladle, highly sought after by many Imperial chefs.
Porcelain Snake Sweat JarA decorative porcelain jar, used to store and dispense a favorite beverage of Dhalmora Argonians: tasty snake sweat.
Ranic’s Leather OilA jar of oil intended for use on leather. Many Dhalmora Argonians use it to keep their scales smooth and shiny.
Raw Silk LinensRough-spun linens gathered from an Argonian caterpillar farm.
Replica Chid-Moska XanmeerSmall replica of a xanmeer carved in soapstone, engraved “Chid-Moska” underneath, with an “X” crudely carved at the apex.
Sap-Speaker Moppet DollA doll modeled after an Argonian Sap-Speaker, albeit with a large head and smaller body, rarely seen this far from Murkmire.
Seashell Wind ChimesWhen Iron-In-Blood takes a break from crafting weapons, he makes these delicate chimes from local seashells.
Shadowfen Mud CollectionCollection of eight sealed glass jars, each containing a sample of mud from a different region of Shadowfen.
Shrew-Skull Jar-Top OpenerFancy jar-top opener that uses the open-mouthed skull of a giant shrew, labeled “Courtesy of Beleth’s Swamp Food.”
Small Copper Theilul StillCompact copper apparatus for distilling moon-sugar cane into theilul, the dark Argonian rum.
Stormhold “Stingaree” Tail ProsthesisFancy lacquered giant-wasp thorax with flexible bands for tail attachment, worn in the “Fredas Night Stingaree.”
Stormhold-Style Silver Slide-FluteSlide-flute, silver, of the type used for playing the traditional jig “Dancing on Eggs” in the Stormhold Fredas Night Stingaree.
Stout Grass RopeA coil of strong, fibrous rope. This sturdy weave is an old Argonian secret.
Swamp Eel Serving PlatterA large, ornate platter, traditionally used to present and serve roasted swamp eel at Argonian feasts.
Teeba-Hatsei BallThis remarkably heavy ball is used in the popular Argonian sport of Teeba-Hatsei, or “Hip and Tail Ball.”
Teeba-Hatsei Hip PadWorn by Murkmire “hip-and-tail-ball” players, this padding of wood and dried wasso leaves is a conversation piece in Bal Foyen.
Thick Quill PenThis quill was drawn from the corpse of a mighty Hack-Wing.
Vicecanon’s Cloth-of-Gold ArmbandSymbol of office for a Vicecanon of Stormhold and “All Surrounding Domains Appertaining Thereto,” says the label.
Wamasu-Hide TarpaulinThis sturdy tarp is tightly stitched and extremely durable.
Wasp-Wing Betrothal VeilHeirloom Argonian betrothal veil woven of the wings of Shadowfen wasps, both ordinary and giant.
White Rose Warden’s Knout BroochWhite Rose Prison Warden’s symbol of office, a platinum brooch in the shape of a truncheon ending in a short three-lashed whip.
Winter Warding TalismanA talisman sold in back alleys, it supposedly keeps Argonians warm despite the cold of the Rift, but keep a blanket handy.
Xal Thak Dental MarimbaSmall marimba, with mallets, made of carefully-selected resonant reptile teeth on a nonatonic scale.
 Ceremonial shovel used to add a final pat of muck to a mud-house, with “Forsaken Hamlet” crudely scrawled on the blade.
 Crystal water bowl intended as a “live inkwell.” It holds a single black marsh-squid as a living source of ink.
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