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Presented to Frodo Baggins on 16 February III 3019; carried into the West 29 September III 3021
Prepared by Galadriel in Lórien
The 'Star' in this name is a reference to the Star of Eärendil, the Elves' name for the planet Venus, whose light it held
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More commonly called the Phial of Galadriel, the Star-glass was Galadriel's parting gift to Frodo Baggins when the Company of the Ring departed from Lórien. Made from crystal, it held a shimmering fragment of the light of the evening star suspended in the water of Galadriel's fountain.

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