The artifact is a deep red crystal, about 2 inches long. It pulsates with a faint red light. If examined closely one can see hundreds of small lights swirling inside the the crystal structure.
The artifact known as the The Chalice is object of immense power. No one really knows to what end the artifact was created, what is known is that the object must be a result of divine effort, no mortal could hade focused so much power into a single object. If touched one stands the risk of binding ones soul to the artifact.
The artifact binds the life essence of who ever it is in contact with. It is also theorized that if soul is released in it’s vicinity the soul stands a risk to be caught. No one can really knows what happens it the power is channeled or if the crystal is destroyed. Like it would release a soul storm with very severe consequences.