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Gandalf Glamdring Movie Sword Replica - Lord of The Rings

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Glamdring is originally the sword forged for the Elven King Turgon in the First Age. In The Hobbit, Glamdring went missing for six thousand years until Gandalf found it in the Troll-hoard of Bert, Tom, and William in the Trollshaws. The swords Sting and Orcrist were also found in the troll's cave. As with many First Age Elven blades, the swords glow blue in the presence of Orcs.

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Glamdring along with Orcrist, its mate are described as having "beautiful scabbards and jewelled hilts" and are inscribed with runes which Gandalf himself couldn't read. He recognizes that "they are not made by any troll, nor by any smith among men in these parts and days." Later when the swords were presented to Elrond of Rivendell, he deciphers the runes and explains the swords' true origin and purpose. They were crafted by the Elves of Gondolin for the "Goblin-wars". Elrond calls Glamdring "Foe-hammer that the king of Gondolin once wore". The Goblins name it "Beater".

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In the Misty Mountains when Thorin Oakenshield and his companions were attacked by Orcs, Gandalf came to their rescue with flash of fire and smoke. He used Glamdring to severe the head of the Great Goblin. The other Orcs fled when they recognized the legendary sword Beater. Gandalf continued to use Glamdring throughout the saga in The Lord of the Rings. In Moria, he wielded the sword against Orcs in the Chamber of Mazarbul. On the Bridge of Khazad-dum, Gandalf confronted Balrog with Glamdring. The blade gleamed with white light and shattered Balrog's red sword into molten fragments. After demolishing the bridge pass with his staff, Gandalf and the Balrog fell into the abyss but continued to fight until Balrog fled to the Endless Stair. In the Battle of the Peak, Gandalf finally defeated Balrog.

When Gandalf returned as the White, he still had Glamdring by his side. Then he left the sword in the care of Hama, the Doorward of Theoden at Meduseld. Gandalf later retrieved Glamdring and bore it throughout the War of the Ring. When the war was over, Gandalf returned to Bree with the Hobbits. It is not known whether Gandalf took Glamdring with him to the Undying Lands at the end of the Third Age.

Gandalf United Cutlery Glamdring Sword Replica
The best price I could find at the time of this post was the United Cutlery Glamdring Movie Sword Replica sold by Efunctional. However there was only 1 unit of stock left. The United Cutlery Glamdring Movie Sword Replica is a premium quality reproduction using the finest grade materials and craftsmanship. The authentically detailed sword is presented with a hardwood wall display plaque and a certificate of authenticity. It features genuine leather-wrapped handgrip and an antique silver-finished solid metal guard and pommel engraved with an elvish writing. The blade is 36" long and made of 0.25" thick tempered 420 J2 stainless steel. The Glamdring movie sword has an overall length of 47.625".

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Gandalf Mini United Cutlery Glamdring Sword Replica
If you don't have the room space for the 47" sword, you can opt for the Mini United Cutlery Glamdring Movie Sword. It has a blade length of 7.13" and overall length 9.5". The falsed-edged blade is made of 420 J2 stainless steel while the handle is cast metal with an antique finish. The mini sword is placed onto a cold cast porcelain display with hand-painted finish and brass shield.

Gandalf Glamdring Movie Sword Replica - Lord of The Rings

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