A staff of great power in the hands off those who manipulate the strands of fate.
The Seven Lords of the Peninsulari each wore a magical signet ring identifying them as a sovereign lord.
Most feared of the Regalia of Dominion, the Ruby Sceptre is a terrifying weapon in the hands of a skilled fire mage.
A legendary relic, suited to base a campaign around, with the power of Creation crystallized in a single milky seed…
The shattered remnants of a divine weapon, a certain amount of power remains in these bits of celestial metal.
The finest creations of the gemsmith Sinnameron, the Stones somehow always manage to find their way to the proper people.
Nobody knows how many were made or who the creator was. It is only known that in need, the blades always appear to those that are worthy. They lift those they choose into places of power and use that influence to rage a millennium old war.
There are no scrolls in this world, but there are crystals of various sizes, colors and qualities. Every spell has a requirement on the amount and characteristics of crystals that must be held in order for the spell to be cast, crystals which would shatter should the cast be successful. Now picture a land where crystals are scarce except for high concentrations of them in specific spots throughout the land. A number of scenarios could occur, such as benign companies selling the mined valuable for cheap, a region in constant magic-intense war zone, an area of crystals in the quicksand, or an undiscovered patch next to a town...