How did a tiny polity noted for herring production suddenly become the center of a globe spanning naval empire? And why was "religious tolerance" such a hallmark of their culture? Historians and economists have their own explanations, but Creamy Lyptus has discovered an intriguing clue to another possibility. These curiously fishy adornments are found within Amsterdam's Nieuwe Kerk ("New Church"). The natives of Innsmouth surely would have felt right at home.