A stone ring in the shape of a Moebius strip. It is a ter'angreal that allows its wearer to enter Tel'aran'rhiod. Unlike other similar ter'angreal, the twisted ring does not require Channeling. Any woman (and perhaps a man) can use it.

References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Dragon Reborn
    1. TDR,Ch21 - Verin gives the twisted ring to Egwene and tells her that Corianin Nedeal kept it for fifty years, destroying all record of its existence.
    2. TDR,Ch22 - Egwene has the twisted ring with her when she goes to her Accepted test. Alanna Mosvani notes a resonance in the Three Arches.
    3. TDR,Ch23 - The Three Arches seriously malfunction because of the resonance with the twisted ring and Egwene barely makes it back.
    4. TDR,Ch25 - Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve argue about the twisted ring and finally decide that Egwene should use it.
    5. TDR,Ch26 - After finding leads to Tear, Egwene decides to use the twisted ring to gain further insight into what they should do.
    6. TDR,Ch27 - Egwene uses the twisted ring and has several adventures in Tel'aran'rhiod.
    7. TDR,Ch37 - Egwene continues to use the twisted ring nightly, but learns nothing useful.
    8. TDR,Ch48 - Egwene continues to use the twisted ring nightly, but learns nothing useful.
    9. TDR,Ch49 - Egwene uses the twisted ring only to run into the Black Ajah.
    10. TDR,Ch51 - After she encountered the Black Ajah, Egwene stopped using the twisted ring.
  2. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch11 - Egwene successfully determines that she can now enter Tel'aran'rhiod without the twisted ring.
    2. TSR,Ch16 - Egwene gives the twisted ring to Elayne.
    3. TSR,Ch39 - Nynaeve uses the twisted ring to visit Tel'aran'rhiod.
    4. TSR,Ch46 - Elayne tells Moghedien that she and Nynaeve have no ter'angreal in their room because she is wearing the twisted ring.
  3. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Ch13 - Nynaeve uses the twisted ring to enter Tel'aran'rhiod and meet with Egwene and Melaine.
    2. TFoH,Ch48 - As they prepare to leave, Nynaeve packs the twisted ring and the seal. Elayne takes the amber plaque and the iron disc.
    3. TFoH,Ch49 - Nynaeve and Elayne visit Tel'aran'rhiod together, Nynaeve using the twisted ring and Elayne alternating between the iron disc and the amber plaque.
    4. TFoH,Ch50 - The Salidar Aes Sedai leaders confiscate the twisted ring, the amber plaque and the iron disc from Elayne and Nynaeve.
    5. TFoH,Ch54 - Nynaeve uses the amber plaque to enter Tel'aran'rhiod with Siuan who uses the twisted ring. When Siuan wakes, Birgitte uses the twisted ring to re-enter Tel'aran'rhiod.
  4. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch7 - Elayne succeeds in making exact copies of the amber plaque and the iron disc. She makes copies of the twisted ring as well, but they are not exact and do not work quite as well.
    2. LoC,Ch48 - Nynaeve takes one of the twisted rings with her to Ebou Dar.
    3. LoC,Ch52 - Nynaeve uses it to visit Egwene in Tel'aran'rhiod.
  5. In Winter's Heart
    1. WH,Ch10 - Elayne uses the original twisted ring and Nynaeve uses a copy to visit Tel'aran'rhiod and meet with Egwene.
  6. In Crossroads of Twilight
    1. CoT,Ch20 - With her emotions twisted by pregnancy, Elayne cannot make the twisted ring work, so Aviendha uses it to meet Egwene in Tel'aran'rhiod in her stead.
  7. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch1 - After Egwene visits her dreams Siuan uses the twisted ring to meet Egwene in Tel'aran'rhiod.
    2. KoD,Ch15 - Elayne gives Aviendha the amber turtle brooch and twisted ring to take with her to Arad Doman. She keeps the seated woman and silver ring.