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Rostron is correct


Jan 5 2013, 5:21am

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Rostron is correct [In reply to] Can't Post

The Galadhrim are a mix of Avari, Sindar and Noldor. After Eregion fell the Noldor left to Rivendell, the Havens or Lothlorien. The few Noldor among the Galadhrim must still forge weapons and armor because we see the unique uniform armor worn by Haldir and his men. It seems hard to imagine a forge in the trees but I suppose it's possible as long as the fire doesn't catch the trunks.

In the Fellowship EE, Galadriel gives Merry and Pippin Noldorin daggers probably from Eregion. All of the swords used by the Galadhrim look like the standard second age design called great elven warrior sword. However my Arms and Warfare of ME book says that the forges of Rivendell made most of the armor and weapons for the Last Alliance which seems almost impossible given the number of elven kingdoms that joined.

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Where Did All of Galadriel's Gadgets Come From? Gandalf's Moth Send a private message to Gandalf's Moth Jan 2 2013, 6:34am
    Q Branch - SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC Jan 2 2013, 7:21am
    Just further evidence to back up my answer when someone questioned how she could suddenly dissapear from Gandalf's side in the Hobbit movie. ElendilTheShort Send a private message to ElendilTheShort Jan 2 2013, 7:56am
        lol Gandalf's Moth Send a private message to Gandalf's Moth Jan 2 2013, 8:08am
        LOL shadowdog Send a private message to shadowdog Jan 2 2013, 2:42pm
    The Elven cloaks, and the rope Eleniel Send a private message to Eleniel Jan 2 2013, 8:18am
        Thanks for the reply Gandalf's Moth Send a private message to Gandalf's Moth Jan 2 2013, 8:44am
            Yep, it was the light of the Star of Earendil Eleniel Send a private message to Eleniel Jan 2 2013, 8:47am
                Indeed Fredeghar Wayfarer Send a private message to Fredeghar Wayfarer Jan 2 2013, 9:58am
                    That's what Elrond's moon table is for! DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Jan 2 2013, 10:08am
                        Regarding the mirror Nerven Send a private message to Nerven Jan 2 2013, 12:33pm
    Martha Stewart of Middle Earth dubulous Send a private message to dubulous Jan 2 2013, 12:56pm
    She switched to " Bunbling" ForestPark Jan 2 2013, 7:04pm
    Hmmm... Re-Gifting ??? ForestPark Jan 2 2013, 7:10pm
    The Noldor are craftsmen Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Jan 2 2013, 8:08pm
        Rostron is correct Mahtion Send a private message to Mahtion Jan 5 2013, 5:21am


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