A lantern that when lit, interrupts illusions, magical darkness, reveals the invisible, and might even cause the incorporeal to become vulnerable to physical attacks.
A weapon that changes form as it sees fit, changing shape so as to give it's wielder the best possible tool for the job.
A wonderfully ornate wood and silk dragon suit of the kind used in the Chinese Dragon dance. Flawlessly crafted, it is a wonder to see.
Could come across a band of refugees. Could have been thrown out of their town by a tyrant taking of their land, bought out by somebody unexpectedly, fleeing a battle they know is coming their way. Could be proof of what they are searching for, hints and tips of what is to come, or just to broaden the reality of the world.