Candle light wards might also be another thing. I can see Tsava Leko having wards based on candles around their caravan. Though I think his own wards where originally dolls that he used to focus elemental powers into.
I have photos of my son's wedding taken inside an old church in NJ. All around my dil veil are silver and grey orbs. They are not dust particles. Here is the chart which is interesting. The color and meanings of orbs.
OK we have all the elements, fire, air, water and earth.I am and you are one of the other 6 pointed stars? 18 you would think perhaps because it's the brightest, but maybe 19 because it fits best with 11 in it's size?