Glamdring - Sword of Gandalf Lotr replica sword UK
Glamdring - Sword of Gandalf Lotr replica sword UK

Glamdring - Sword of Gandalf Lotr replica sword UK


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The Lord of the Rings Glamdring Sword

Product code: UC1265

This replica sword of Glamdring from the blockbuster movie,The Lord of the Rings trilogy, measures 47 5/8” and has a 36”, 420 stainless steel blade inscribed with Elven runes portraying this sword was forged for Turgon, the King of Gondolin. The hilt features a solid metal cross guard and pommel with antique metal finish and genuine leather wrapped grip. A wooden wall display plaque with wood grain finish and silkscreen design is supplied.

36" mirror polished stainless steel blade
Solid metal cross guard & pommel
Leather wrapped grip
Includes wall display
Includes certificate of authenticity


A sword from the Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and Unfinished Tales, was forged by the High Elves of the hidden city of Gondolin.  It belonged first to Turgon and was then taken by Gandalf after being discovered among the hoard of the three trolls in The Hobbit.  Gandalf then carried it throughout his journeys with Bilbo Baggins and the Fellowship of the Ring.   It was the companion of Orcrist, and likewise, glowed blue whenever orcs were close by.  Glamdring was nicknamed 'Beater' by the Goblins of the Misty Mountains.

Tolkein discusses Gandalf's character in his essay on the Istari as being warm, friendly and high in spirit.  He was the enemy of Sauron. Gandalf was mainly a happy character and kind to the young and simple, yet at times, could be sharp and to the point.  He was not proud and did not seek power or praise.  He mostly journeyed on foot, using his staff for support.  He was known by men of the North, Gandalf the Elf of the Wand.  They thought of him as Elven-kind as at times, he would work wonders among them but this was not true, he was not of Elven-kind.  He did not want people to be in awe of him or take counsel from him out of fear.  Gandalf the Grey was slain and sent back from death for a brief period and returned as Gandalf the White and more powerful than before.