Abridged History of the 10th Age
There are many different types of kivanen, all of which are powerful. Their various powers, however, shall remain shrouded until they are discovered by the players.
The making of kivanen from gemstones was one of the Gifts of Anunë in the Dawn Age to the elves. These stones shine brightly from within, as though suffused with fiery light, and each kind of gem may be so enchanted to produce a different power.