The Tourmaline Brotherhood is a powerful guild of merchant princes within Qarth. They battle for prominence in the city with the Thirteen, the Ancient Guild of Spicers, and the Pureborn. The Brotherhood owns approximately eight hundred ships. According to Xaro Xhoan Daxos the Brotherhood is full of pirates.
A Clash of Kings
The Tourmaline Brotherhood gives Daenerys Targaryen a crown wrought in the shape of a three-headed dragon, the symbol of House Targaryen. The coils are made of yellow gold, the wings are made of silver, and the heads consist of jade, ivory, and onyx.
After the destruction of the House of the Undying, the Brotherhood calls openly for Daenerys's expulsion from Qarth.
A Storm of Swords
After the siege of Meereen, Daenerys wears the crown she received from the Tourmaline Brotherhood.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 A Clash of Kings, Chapter 40, Daenerys III.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 A Clash of Kings, Chapter 63, Daenerys V.
- ↑ A Storm of Swords, Chapter 71, Daenerys VI.