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Dwemer Artifact - Dwarven Relic - Elder Scrolls




“Dwemer Artifacts are metal objects made by the Dwemer that are usually found within Dwemer ruins, either found on the bodies of slain automatons or just lying around. Most automatons contain a Soul Gem which is believed to be what brought these machines to life, but also somehow acts as a boiler due to the extreme energy held within it. The artifacts come in various shapes and sizes, and all are made of the mysterious Dwemer metal.
- Elder Scrolls Wiki

Dwemer artifacts are highly prized throughout the Empire, although since they are technically the property of the Emperor, the sale of them is illegal. This did not stop some artifacts falling into the back of my wagon. The acquisition of this artifact was extremely dangerous, because of the remote location of the ruin, and the multitude of aged and unreliable Dwemer machinery within, including the Steam Centurion and other automata, as well as sophisticated traps of which the Dwemer are particularly fond.

I have brought with me a huge amount of dwarven armor, weapons and relics, but this particular artifact seems to have some sort of “aura” that I cannot understand. It will hold a charge for some hours after being left in the light for a few minutes. It gets more powerful if charged with real sunlight, but normal house lighting will allow it to charge as well. It gets weaker over time and, after the initial high glow period it will settle to a duller glow that can be seen for many hours but only in total darkness. I do not understand why this happens. I know this artifact is some sort of ornament but I have not figure out its function yet.

Maybe you can get some clues and advice from the mages in the Mages Guild. If you happen to uncover the mystery, please let me know.

Oh, you might need some supplies for your quest. With this artifact, I offer you a UV Blacklight Keyring which allows you charge the artifact anywhere you go. Hope this helps. Take a look at the Keyring here:


Currently Available Colors:
- Green (lasts longer)
- Aqua
- Deep Blue

- Locket: 28 mm (1.10 X 1.10")
- Chain lenght: aprox. 25 cm (aprox 9,8")

- Aqua Glowing Content
- Antique Bronze Locket
- Bronze Plated Chain (may vary)


* Please allow 5 business days for creation time. Shipping time takes about 2 to 3 business days to Portugal, 5 to 7 business days to Europe and 10 to 20 business days Worldwide (times can vary due to different factors like weather or customs).

* Note that all my pieces are handmade and unique and for that reason the piece you get might be slightly different from the picture.

* Pieces should be treated with care due to their delicate parts.

* All my items are customizable. Feel free to contact me if you woud like to make any changes to the piece.
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Focal Length
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Date Taken
Dec 10, 2012, 5:16:51 PM
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