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Amulet of Akatosh - Stainless Steel Pendant by PeregrineStudios Amulet of Akatosh - Stainless Steel Pendant by PeregrineStudios
"Serve and obey your Emperor. Study the Covenants. Worship the Nine, do your duty, and heed the commands of the saints and priests."

With this amulet inspired by the Amulet of Akatosh from Skyrim, the legacy of your reign will endure for all eternity. Akatosh is the patron Divine of Invincibility, Endurance, and Everlasting Legitimacy, often called the Dragon-God of Time, and Chief Deity of the Nine Divines. This pendant makes an ideal gift for anyone who spends a lot of time in competitive games or sports, a leader who needs a little inspiration, or anyone needing a little of the Dragon-God's invincibility to make it through some tough times.

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JoelAndrewMorgan Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You should redo this design. Akatosh is the Dragon God of Time – the amulet (and the shrine) design is a Dragon wrapping around a pedestal, with its wings out, and its open mouth on the tip of the sword. The issue with this design is that it completely cuts out the Dragon, and replaces it with three little bulges at the top.... The entire idea behind Akatosh is the Dragon, and this design negates that. The original image that this is based on shows the dragon, but this design is so over-simplified that it no longer has the same meaning. 

I would recommend attempting to match this design a little more, with attention to the Dragon within the design: static1.wikia.nocookie.net/__c…
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PeregrineStudios Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I'm aware of the difference in design - I didn't want to do a straight copy, along with other reasons. I'll copy + paste the reasons for the changes:

"The 'head' of the Amulet of Akatosh is, in the game, a dragon's head bent over and devouring the sword. But I found this just looked strange. The wing motif on either side is more than enough to give off a 'dragonish' vibe without simply beating you over the head with the fact that Akatosh was the Dragon-God. It seemed to lack the subtlety of form and abstractness that the others have (except Zenithar, which in my opinion is fitting, since as the patron Divine of Commerce and Craftsmanship, he would be the simplest and most plainly-stated of the Divines, being the patron of a very secular and 'real' aspect, rather than patron of an abstract concept). Therefore, the dragon's head had to go, replaced by coiled rings which in my opinion can still evoke the image of a coiled dragon's neck."

My design choice :)
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