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Dates
Completed c.II 1590. Passed into the West with Elrond 29 September III 3021
Origins
Made by Celebrimbor and the Mírdain of Eregion
Race
Meaning
'Blue' refers to the blue sapphire set on the Ring
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Blue Ring

Mightiest of the Three Rings

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Vilya, one of the Three Rings of the Elves, and said to be the mightiest of those three Elven-rings. In form it was a golden ring set with a blue sapphire, hence the name Blue Ring, but it had other names besides: the Ring of Air and, naturally, the Ring of Sapphire. Its maker Celebrimbor sent it originally to King Gil-galad in Lindon, but Gil-galad passed it on to Elrond to aid the founding of Rivendell. At the end of the Third Age, Elrond had borne the Blue Ring for nearly five thousand years.


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