Skip to main content

100 Fairly Expensive Treasures

Getting more expensive now. These are all $1000 to $5000.

  1. Hook Sword. Dwarven. Set with 2.5 ct. Emerald. $1,568.75, 3.00 lbs.
  2. Astrolabe. Inlay (expensive, minimal), Fine Material; decorated with Bee motif. Set with 2.25 ct. Azurite, 2.5 ct. Emerald. $2,959.38, 5.00 lbs.
  3. Strongbox, Iron. Painting/Enamel (extensive), Beads/Nails (extensive), Silver Plating; decorated with Rose motif. $2,500.00, 15.00 lbs.
  4. Hatchet. Very Fine, Tempered glass. $1,960.00, 2.00 lbs.
  5. Trap, Mini-trap. Exceptional Material. $1,600.00, 2.50 lbs.
  6. Balisong. Inlay (expensive, minimal), Painting/Enamel (extensive), Dwarven; decorated with Bat motif. Set with 2.75 ct. Topaz, 3.0 ct. Beryl. $2,079.69, .50 lb.
  7. Spiked Staff. Beads/Nails (extensive), Inlay (cheap, minimal), Relief (minimal); decorated with Interlocked circles motif. $1,470.00, 9.00 lbs.
  8. Lance. Exceptional Material, Branding, Beads/Nails (minimal). Set with 2.0 ct. Topaz. $1,725.00, 6.00 lbs.
  9. Gada. Fringe (cheap), Silver Plating, Elven. Set with 0.5 ct. Quartz. $1,958.75, 15.00 lbs.
  10. Crossbow Rest. Gilding, Relief (extensive); decorated with Narrative: Coronation motif. Set with 2.25 ct. Ruby. $1,452.19, 2.00 lbs.
  11. Burning Glass. Painting/Enamel (extensive), Relief (extensive); decorated with Wheel motif. Set with 4.25 ct. Beryl, 1.75 ct. Onyx. $1,653.12, .25 lb.
  12. Sodegarami. Exceptional Material, Corroded. $1,975.00, 4.00 lbs.
  13. Balance and Weights. Inlay (cheap, minimal); decorated with Wheel motif. Enchanted with Repel Spirits. $2,122.50, 3.00 lbs.
  14. Plate Arms. Worn, Silver Plating. $2,900.00, 15.00 lbs.
  15. Naginata. Cheap, Worn. Set with 1.0 ct. Calcite, 2.25 ct. Pearl, 4.75 ct. Sard. $1,661.25, 6.00 lbs.
  16. Light Horse-Cutter. Painting/Enamel (extensive), Inlay (cheap, minimal), Branding; decorated with Oak Tree motif. $1,140.00, 8.00 lbs.
  17. Burner (shattersand). Inlay (expensive, minimal); decorated with Scale pattern motif. $2,100.00, 10.00 lbs.
  18. Flamethrower. Silver Plating. $1,200.00, 15.00 lbs.
  19. Strongbox, Iron. Painting/Enamel (extensive). Set with 1.25 ct. Amethyst, 1.75 ct. Azurite. $1,797.50, 15.00 lbs.
  20. Barding, Giant Carnivore. Feathers (elaborate), Embroidery (minimal), Lace (minimal); decorated with Waterfall motif. $4,200.00, 30.00 lbs.
  21. Backpack Toolkit, Glassblower. Beads/Nails (extensive). $1,800.00, 20.00 lbs.
  22. Trident. Very Fine, Elven. $2,880.00, 5.00 lbs.
  23. Ball. Inlay (expensive, minimal), Frayed (Lightly), Quilting, Scent (Blood) (supernatural effect); decorated with Narrative: Musical performance motif. Enchanted with Silver Tongue (cast). Cursed with Use Limit. $3,031.95, .25 lb.
  24. Shattersand banger (string). Exceptional Material, Painting/Enamel (minimal), Relief (minimal); decorated with Snake motif. $2,350.00, 1.00 lb.
  25. Float Coat. Patchwork Quilt, Stained, Tapestry Weaving; decorated with Snail motif. $1,490.00, 6.00 lbs.
  26. Small Knife, Disguised. Dwarven, Beads/Nails (extensive), Dragonbone; decorated with Fir/Pine Tree motif. Set with 6.5 ct. Sapphire, 0.5 ct. Onyx, 2.25 ct. Ruby. $4,785.94, 1.00 lb.
  27. Padlock, Cheap. Relief (minimal), Inlay (expensive, minimal), Fringe (cheap); decorated with Fruit Tree motif. Enchanted with Foul Water. $2,175.00, 1.00 lb.
  28. Sculpture, Wood. Inlay (expensive, minimal); decorated with Star motif. $1,225.00, 32.00 lbs.
  29. Skillet. Painting/Enamel (minimal), Gilding, Inlay (expensive, extensive); decorated with Narrative: Sacrifice motif. Enchanted with Talisman 1. $1,815.00, 8.00 lbs.
  30. Heavy Horse-Cutter. Orichalcum. $4,500.00, 12.00 lbs.
  31. Shield Lamp. Worn, Inlay (expensive, minimal), Painting/Enamel (minimal); decorated with Scene: Wedding motif. Set with 1.75 ct. Magnetite. $1,830.31, 4.00 lbs.
  32. Censer/Incense Burner. Exceptional Material, Fringe (expensive). Set with 1.5 ct. Onyx. $1,395.00, 2.00 lbs.
  33. Tool Vest. Painting/Enamel (extensive), Corroded. $1,380.00, 9.00 lbs.
  34. Shield Lectern. Relief (minimal), Gilding, Painting/Enamel (minimal); decorated with Narrative: Dancing motif. $1,175.00, 2.00 lbs.
  35. Dragonhide Rope, 3/4” (10 yards). Dyed (average), Stained. $1,225.00, 5.00 lbs.
  36. Huge Shattersand Bomb. Silver Plating, Exceptional Material. Set with 1.75 ct. Obsidian. $3,540.12, 15.20 lbs.
  37. Thesis (6 pts.). Material (Cloth), Contents (Spells), Obscure Knowledge. Set with 1.25 ct. Amethyst. $1,021.88, 12.00 lbs.
  38. Scale Sleeves. Corroded, Exceptional Material. Set with 1.5 ct. Calcite. $4,312.50, 14.00 lbs.
  39. Fur Tunic. Patchwork Quilt, Fine Material. Enchanted with Noise. $2,275.00, 2.00 lbs.
  40. Textbook. Material (Stone tablet). $1,300.00, 1200.00 lbs.
  41. Pitcher. Silver Plating, Inlay (cheap, minimal), Fringe (cheap); decorated with City motif. Set with 2.25 ct. Opal. Enchanted with Ignite Fire. $2,506.56, 3.00 lbs.
  42. Hand Cannon. Fine Material. $1,275.00, 28.00 lbs.
  43. Scarf. Quilting, Patchwork (cheap), Beading (cheap, minimal), Moving Figures (supernatural effect). Enchanted with Hail, Acid Jet. Cursed with Race Restriction (use). $4,557.00, .10 lb.
  44. Barrel Helm. Relief (extensive), Beads/Nails (extensive), Fine Material, Always makes a faint humming or ringing noise (supernatural effect); decorated with Map motif. Enchanted with Talisman 2. $2,325.00, 10.00 lbs.
  45. Elven Limb Brace (Hand). Fringe (cheap), Corroded. Set with 2.25 ct. Aquamarine. Enchanted with Silence. $2,937.88, 2.00 lbs.
  46. Falchion. Fine Material, Corroded. $1,100.00, 3.00 lbs.
  47. Bandoleer. Feathers (elaborate), Scent (Decay) (supernatural effect). Enchanted with Staff, Create Ice. $4,335.00, 1.00 lb.
  48. Steel Laminate Plate. Corroded, Fine Material. Set with 1.25 ct. Ruby. $2,704.69, 30.00 lbs.
  49. Ninja Suit, Armored. Fine, Fringe (cheap), Bells (cheap). Set with 1.75 ct. Beryl. $2,401.88, 6.00 lbs.
  50. 2 oz. Anise. Contained in Box, Wooden, Small. Inlay (expensive, extensive), Painting/Enamel (minimal); decorated with Mason motif. $2,915.88, .38 lb.
  51. Mirror, Tall. Painting/Enamel (minimal), Fringe (expensive), Silver Plating; decorated with Bee motif. Enchanted with Silver Tongue (cast). $4,687.50, 10.00 lbs.
  52. Gown, regular. Beading (cheap, extensive), Fine Material, Resist Dyed; decorated with Craft tool (spinning wheel, anvil, etc.) motif. Set with 1.25 ct. Chalcedony. Enchanted with Repel Animal. $2,778.12, 1.20 lbs.
  53. Saddle and Tack. Patchwork Quilt, Frayed (Heavily), Feathers (elaborate). $1,875.00, 15.00 lbs.
  54. Mail Leggings. Fine. $1,100.00, 11.25 lbs.
  55. Saw. Inlay (expensive, minimal), Corroded; decorated with Temple motif. $1,012.50, 3.00 lbs.
  56. Large Hungamunga. Branding, Worn, Painting/Enamel (extensive). Set with 2.75 ct. Jade, 1.25 ct. Diamond, 2.0 ct. Jade, 1.25 ct. Iolite. $1,484.62, 4.00 lbs.
  57. Elven Rope, 3/4” (10 yards). Fur Trim (expensive), Beading (expensive, extensive), Bells (cheap). $1,425.00, 5.00 lbs.
  58. Boomstick, Single-Barreled. Fine Material, Worn, Beads/Nails (extensive). $1,176.00, 6.90 lbs.
  59. Baton. Orichalcum, Dwarven, Fringe (expensive). Set with 8.75 ct. Turquoise. $2,921.25, 1.00 lb.
  60. Short Spear. Tempered glass, Orichalcum. Set with 2.0 ct. Obsidian. $1,794.00, 2.00 lbs.
  61. Scale Suit. Relief (minimal); decorated with Triangular grid motif. $2,650.00, 75.00 lbs.
  62. Crossbow Sling. Fine Material, Beading (cheap, extensive); decorated with Wolf motif. $1,400.00, 2.00 lbs.
  63. Prosthetic Foot. Inlay (cheap, minimal); decorated with Goblin-kin motif. Set with 1.0 ct. Chalcedony. $1,450.00, 1.00 lb.
  64. Saddle and Tack. Exceptional Material. $3,000.00, 15.00 lbs.
  65. Thrusting Greatsword. Beads/Nails (minimal), Fringe (expensive); decorated with Scene: Peaceful death motif. $2,025.00, 7.00 lbs.
  66. Trap, Man Trap, Fine. Painting/Enamel (minimal), Corroded, Beads/Nails (minimal); decorated with Multi-headed animal motif. Set with 2.5 ct. Hematite. $1,341.25, 6.00 lbs.
  67. Quadrant. Fine Material, Painting/Enamel (minimal), Damp (supernatural effect); decorated with Lake/Pond motif. Enchanted with Talisman 4. $3,171.50, 3.00 lbs.
  68. Tabi, Stealthy. Dyed (expensive), Beading (cheap, minimal). Set with 1.25 ct. Bloodstone. $1,246.88, .50 lb.
  69. Rifle. Fringe (expensive), Worn. Set with 2.5 ct. Emerald, 1.0 ct. Jet, 2.0 ct. Diamond. $1,938.75, 11.00 lbs.
  70. Small Knife, Disguised. Poison metal. $3,000.00, 1.00 lb.
  71. Large Hungamunga. Silver Plating, Fringe (cheap), Inlay (expensive, extensive); decorated with Crane motif. $1,035.00, 4.00 lbs.
  72. Chest, Compartmentalized. Fine Material, Worn, Painting/Enamel (minimal); decorated with Greek key motif. $1,470.00, 45.00 lbs.
  73. Katar. Fine Material, Spectral (supernatural effect). Enchanted with Wither Plant. $4,200.00, 1.00 lb.
  74. Sack. Bells (expensive), Beading (expensive, extensive), Dyed (expensive). Set with 2.5 ct. Onyx. $1,105.00, 3.00 lbs.
  75. Sculpture, Wood. Relief (minimal), Silver Plating, Gilding; decorated with Domestic Fowl motif. $4,112.50, 32.00 lbs.
  76. Prosthetic Hand. Relief (extensive); decorated with Snail motif. $2,000.00, 1.00 lb.
  77. Portable Ram. Relief (minimal), Inlay (expensive, minimal), Gilding; decorated with City motif. $4,125.00, 35.00 lbs.
  78. Rope, 3/4” (10 yards). Embroidery (minimal), Fringe (expensive), Flashes brightly when its magical properties are used (supernatural effect); decorated with Crosshatching motif. Enchanted with Create Air. $4,262.50, 5.00 lbs.
  79. Tabi, Inflatable, Acid Resistant. Fringe (expensive). Enchanted with Warm, Stench. $4,412.00, 2.00 lbs.
  80. Prosthetic Foot. Set with 1.0 ct. Onyx, 2.75 ct. Ruby, 1.0 ct. Ruby. $1,324.69, 1.00 lb.
  81. Compass. Painting/Enamel (minimal), Inlay (cheap, minimal), Gilding; decorated with Scene: Gift-giving motif. Enchanted with Cool. $4,225.00, 5.00 lbs.
  82. Bagpipe. Inlay (expensive, minimal), Fine Material; decorated with Grain plants motif. $2,430.00, 3.00 lbs.
  83. Crossbow. Relief (minimal), Gilding; decorated with Rowed Ship motif. Set with 1.25 ct. Sapphire, 1.5 ct. Tourmaline. $3,660.94, 6.00 lbs.
  84. Sculpture, Bone. Fine Material. Enchanted with Boil Water. $4,720.00, 38.00 lbs.
  85. Footstool. Beads/Nails (extensive), Casts no shadow (supernatural effect); decorated with Dragon motif. Enchanted with Create Water. $4,105.00, 3.00 lbs.
  86. Trap, Mini-trap, Fine. Beads/Nails (minimal), Fine Material, Inlay (expensive, minimal); decorated with Peacock (or other elaborately plumed bird) motif. $1,560.00, 2.50 lbs.
  87. Water Pipe. Inlay (expensive, extensive), Painting/Enamel (minimal), Exceptional Material; decorated with Ox motif. $1,260.00, 4.00 lbs.
  88. Ring. Relief (minimal), Inlay (expensive, minimal), Fine Material; decorated with Scene: Worship motif. Set with 4.75 ct. Tourmaline. $1,104.69, .30 lb.
  89. Shuriken Spinner. Fringe (cheap). Enchanted with Wither Plant. Cursed with Lifebane. $3,018.75, .25 lb.
  90. Backpack Toolkit, Blacksmith. Beads/Nails (extensive). $1,800.00, 20.00 lbs.
  91. Mace. Tempered glass, Beads/Nails (minimal). Set with 1.75 ct. Azurite. $1,638.12, 5.00 lbs.
  92. Short boots. Exceptional Material. $1,600.00, 3.00 lbs.
  93. Alchemist’s Garb. Embroidery (minimal), Bells (expensive), Lace (minimal); decorated with Sage motif. Set with 2.5 ct. Topaz. $4,281.25, 5.00 lbs.
  94. Backboard. Gilding. Enchanted with Silence. $1,216.00, 7.00 lbs.
  95. Backpack Toolkit, Glassblower. Painting/Enamel (extensive); decorated with Scene: Plowing/planting motif. Set with 1.25 ct. Jet. $3,665.62, 20.00 lbs.
  96. Painting, Oil. Inlay (expensive, minimal); decorated with Sun motif. $4,200.00, .75 lb.
  97. Crossbow Grapnel. Inlay (expensive, extensive); decorated with Scene: Murder motif. $4,500.00, 9.00 lbs.
  98. Crossbow Grapnel. Fringe (expensive), Visible Trail (Sparkling Motes) (supernatural effect). Enchanted with Blur 2. $4,750.00, 9.00 lbs.
  99. Boomstick, Double-Barreled. Relief (extensive); decorated with Carriage motif. Set with 6.5 ct. Quartz. $2,873.75, 10.80 lbs.
  100. Hooded shirt, winter. Fringe (expensive), Fur Trim (cheap), Beading (expensive, minimal). Set with 1.75 ct. Jet, 2.5 ct. Jade. $1,455.23, 2.20 lbs.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Panel Discussion Addendum

I was late to Douglas Cole's panel discussion of SJ Games staff and frequent contributors to Pyramid magazine, so I missed a lot of the questions asked directly to the authors, and technical issues prevented me from answering some others once I got there. These, then, are some things I might have said, had I been able:

Douglas: How well does that mission statement resonate with you guys? Do you like to write crazy stuff? Do you like to get out there with expansions on existing material? How do you tie what you’re writing to either the themes Steven has suggested or what’s in your heart.

I like to write a range of stuff; how I do it varies. I get an idea and go where that takes me. On one end, there's the pure historicals. In things like "A Brief History of the Thieves' Guild," it's mostly ideas and background information. Maybe I mention a skill or advantage to give it a fig-leaf of GURPS, but that's about it. At the other end, there are the crunch-heavy,…

CW Listicle Notes

Turns out I've got rather a lot to say about a rather short piece. Specifically, the Car Wars vignette in Pyramid #89. It's all in general pursuit of world-building, but there's probably as much world-building going on in this one as all of my previous vignettes put together. Four out of the five locations make glancing reference to notable aspects of the world of the new Car Wars, so there are some significant bits of history and culture to tease out there. The fifth...well, that was mostly just me amusing myself.

There's also a certain amount of--pardon the expression--reality in there. In figuring out where to put the various arenas, I looked at a lot of maps, lists of roadside attractions, locations of current sports venues, and other such materials. Each place has a definite location in the real world, sometimes to the point of using existing buildings. Here's where everything came from:

Big Swede Arena: Parking garage at the Emeryville Ikea. We went there a fe…

The Occasional Dungeon: Overview

In order to get some more GURPS out there and play with some maps, I started toying with something. I've worked up a large map ("ground level" is below; I may need to poke around with image hosting to keep enough maps at the proper scales) of a dungeon complex. From time to time, I'll post magnified excerpts from the map with details in GURPS terms, with specific reference to Dungeon Fantasy (that is, mostly stocked with things from GURPS Dungeon Fantasy 8: Treasure Tables and the Dungeon Fantasy Monsters volumes, but occasional pointers elsewhere). They may prove useful to somebody somewhere under some odd set of circumstances.


This dungeon is set in a fairly steep, rocky hill. The natural caves underneath it have long been home to a variety of creatures, natural and otherwise, but pretty much all horrible. There's also a large natural cavern accessible through a very large opening at the top of the hill where the surface caved in. It has been home to a number …