Shining Lakes Grove, ADF
What do those beads mean, anyway?
Each member of Shining Lakes Grove has a necklace, with a sun pendant in
the center and several beads hanging on either side. The beads signify
various and sundry things. Here are some brief descriptions.
- Green malachite - spacers. These beads go between the other beads, so
they don't look like they're being crushed.
- Lapus Lazuli - year beads. New members get two, then one additional
bead for every full year.
- Copper - First Circle status in the ADF Study Program.
- Silver - Second Circle status in the ADF Study Program.
- Gold - Third Circle status in the ADF Study Program.
- Amethyst - Member of the Bardic Guild.
- Red carnelian - Member of the Warriors' Guild.
- Bloodstone - Member of the Healers' Guild.
- Worked Bali silver bead - Member of the Artisans' Guild.
- Hawk's Eye - Member of the Seers' Guild.
- Carved bone spindle - Senior Druid.
- Tiger Eye - Assistant Senior
- Tourmalinated quartz - Pursewarden/Registrar.
- Carved quartz - Scribe.
- Rose quartz - Chronicler.
- Moonstone - Public Service Coordinator.
- Hematite - Public Relations Coordinator (formerly Outreach Coordinator).
- Zebrastone - Membership Coordinator.
- Rose quartz moon with moonstone - Youth
- Moss agate/tree agate - Grove Ecologist.
- Multicolored jingle bell - Grove Fool.
- Pewter spider - Webmaster.
- Amber leaf - ADF Priest.