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Dates
Created in I 102 or soon afterward; remade I 502; taken into the West I 538
Origins
Created by the Dwarves for Finrod at the time of the founding of Nargothrond
Races
Made by Dwarves, but borne by Elves and their kin
Cultures
Originally held by Elves of Nargothrond, and later by Elves of Doriath
Pronunciation
nowgla'meer (the initial nau- is pronounced like the English word 'now')
Meaning
Literally 'Dwarf-jewel', but usually translated 'Necklace of the Dwarves'
Other names

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About this entry:

  • Updated 8 March 1998
  • Updates planned: 3

The Necklace of the Dwarves; originally made for Finrod Felagund, in which Thingol had set the Silmaril recovered by Lúthien and Beren.


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About this entry:

  • Updated 8 March 1998
  • Updates planned: 3

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