A conventional war drum, or is it?
A collection of Chinse Broadswords (Daos) from history and folklore (3rd in my Chinse lore Codex)
A collection of legendary guqin (a specific type of Chinese string instrument) from actual history (2nd of my Chinese Lore series)
A collection of legendary Chinese bows from actual history, folklore and legend (first submission for my Chinese lore Codex)
An ancient Chinese string instrument (guqin being the actual term) adapted to a fantasy setting
A legendary weapon for my Dragon Empire setting, inspired by an actual weapon that existed in Chinese history
A little sentient material to spice up a fantasy setting
A painting with a dark history
“Beware those gems that adventurers try to sell you. Before you know, they turn to fools’ gems”
Discover the real and mythical origins behind items of mundanity!
Different types of fabrics in a fantasy setting
A type of silk woven from tree saps
A material similar in texture to normal silk, but woven from strands of ice
A type of silk given by a special type of larvae, much finer than conventional silk. Gowns woven from Moonsilk are not more alluring but can also give off musical sounds as breezes rustle over them.
A collection of unconventional weapons
A possible answer to what happens to spells when a mage dies. If the spell is strong enough, say and enchantment or other permenant effect, part of the mages spirit may become lodged in the magic. It may be a way for items to gain some kind of intelligence, but a mage who has knowledge of this fact would be very hesitant about enchanting anyone or thing. He might have other plans for his afterlife than counting the change in your bag of holding.
Preists, I think, would have this sort of thing covered.