Frodo Sting Movie Sword Replica - Lord of The Rings | Movie Sword Awesome Replica
Frodo Sting Movie Sword Replica - Lord of The Rings

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Frodo Sting sword featured in The Lord of The Rings trilogy is an Elvish knife made in Gondolin during the First Age. Sting was originally found by Bilbo Baggins in a troll-hoard along with the swords Glamdring and Orcrist. By the standard of Men and Elves, Sting was more of a dagger than a sword. To a hobbit however, Sting makes a versatile short sword with the right weight.

Bilbo gave Sting its name after fighting off some giant spiders in Mirkwood. The spiders themselves referred to the blade as his "sting." Sting's blade glows in blue whenever Orcs approach and this was a common property of many First Age Elven blades particularly those forged in Gondolin.

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In The Hobbit, Bilbo confronted Gollum with Sting under the Misty Mountains. Gollum hated anything that was made by the Elves and he was particularly afraid of Sting. Later on when the Fellowship of the Ring was about to set off from Rivendell to Mount Doom in their quest to destroy the One Ring, Bilbo passed Sting over to Frodo. During the battle in Moria, Boromir striked a giant troll with his sword which proved ineffective. Frodo's Sting was exceptionally sharp and it wounded the troll with ease. When Frodo was stung and paralyzed by Shelob at the pass of Cirith Ungol, Samwise Gamgee grabbed Sting and cleaved one of Shelob's claw followed by an eye. Victory was in hand when Shelob impaled herself upon Sting while trying to crush Sam.

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The Lord of the Rings Frodo Sting Movie Sword Replica by United Cutlery is a premium quality reproduction. On the silver screen, the actual prop sword resembles a Roman gladius and United Cutlery meticulously reproduced it using the finest grade materials and craftsmanship. This 22" authentically detailed movie sword comes with a hardwood wall display plaque and a certificate of authenticity. Frodo Sting Movie Sword has a solid wood handgrip with a metallic elvish-vine design. The metal guard and pommel has an antique silver-finish, engraved with elvish writing. The 15" blade with similar runes is made of 0.25" thick tempered 420 J2 stainless steel. The runes in the Elven language of Sindarin reads ""Maegnas aen estar nin dagnir in yngyl im" which translates to "Maegnas is my name, I am the spider's bane." The movie sword however doesn't come together with the scabbard.

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The Lord of The Rings Frodo Sting Scabbard by United Cutlery is sold separately. If you bought the Sting sword from UC, it's best to buy their scabbard for the best fit. The scabbard is also an authentically detailed reproduction of the actual prop featured in the Lord of The Rings trilogy. It has a solid metal collar and tip with antiqued metal finish, Elvish vine design and genuine leather wrap.

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If you have deeper pockets, you can opt for the UC1424 Museum-Quality Lord of The Rings Frodo Sting Movie Sword Replica which originally costs over a thousand dollars. Last checked there was a 50% discount, a bargain for hardcore fans. The 20" limited edition museum-quality movie sword has its own unique serial number on the back of the blade and only 3000 pieces are manufactured. The blade is made of high-carbon Toledo spring steel and has a length of 14.625". The guard and pommel are plated in genuine silver, authentically weathered and worn. The distressed hardwood grip features a hand-applied,silver vine onlay. A hardwood display is included in the package.

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There's also another version of Sting which glows and it received encouraging reviews from customers. The Glowing FX Collectible Frodo Sting Movie Sword Toy has a plastic blade which is made to look like real metal. The blade glows with a blue light, perfect toy for children and families. Batteries however are not included. Last checked it was on 80% steep discount.

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And lastly is the Miniature Frodo Sting Movie Sword Replica (1/3 scale) by UC. It has an overall length of 6.875", blade length 4.75" and thickness 0.125". The blade is made of tempered 420 J2 stainless steel with laser-etched Elven runes design. A rat-tail tang construction fit the blade into the handle. The handle is made of cast metal with an antique finish. A cold cast porcelain base is included measuring 3.75x3x2.5", has hand-painted finish and a brass shield.

Frodo Sting Movie Sword Replica - Lord of The Rings

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