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Holiday Gift Guide 2017

December 4, 2017 at 2:41 pm by deej  - 

Father Christmas illustration by J.R.R. Tolkien

Still haven’t found the perfect gift for the Tolkien fan in your life? Let us help! We’ve assembled a list of our favorite items and where to find them. Happy Holidays from all of us at TheOneRing.net!

*Prices listed are in US dollars ($); prices may vary from what is listed.

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deej recommends:

Middle-earth From Script to Screen by Daniel Falconer; $75 – “A stunning 500+ page journey of Peter Jackson’s Middle-earth films by Weta artist Daniel Falconer and TOR.n’s own K.M. “Kili” Rice! I just picked it up and it’s already taken a place of honor on my Tolkien bookshelf.” Pick up your copy HERE.

 

 

 

Lady’s Elven Earth Band by Badali Jewelry; starting at $55 – “One of my favorite pieces of jewelry, made by the talented artists at Badali. They also do equally gorgeous Elven bands in Air, Water, Fire, and Spirit. All of them can be ordered in Sterling silver or gold and you can also get them in men’s sizes.” Order HERE.

 

 

 

Grammaboodawg recommends:

The Atlas of Middle-earth (revised edition) by Karen Wynn Fonstad; $16.38 – While it’s not 100% accurate, it’s still a wonderful way to bring the journey of the Fellowship to life.  We refer to it in our weekly post “Walk to Rivendell”.  It has charts for each leg of the Fellowship’s Journey as they travel together, then breaks into different charts to follow each leg of the Breaking of the Fellowship along with references for J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings.” Order HERE.

 

Gandalf miniature figure by Weta Workshop; $74.99 – “…the detail is
wonderful!  From the expression and posture as he sits quietly with
his pipe and hat at his feet to the frayed hem of his clothes, it’s
Gandalf as we rarely see him.” Order HERE.

 

 

 

Altaira recommends: 

Funko Pop! LotR Balrog 6″ Action Figure; $15.99 – “If you could ask members of the Fellowship to describe the Balrog, it’s highly likely the last thing they would have said is: adorable. But, this little guy from Funko POP is exactly that. Standing 6” tall, the Balrog comes complete with flaming hair, eyes and whip. Together with other Funko POP LOTR collectibles, the Balrog will make a unique statement in your collection. If you don’t already own any LOTR Funko POP items, the Balrog is a perfect way to start!” Order HERE.

 

Elven Brooch by The Noble Collection; $95 –“Every fan of the Lord of the Rings movies and books should consider this classic piece for their collections. The Noble Collection has crafted an exact reproduction of the pin seen in the movies, done in sterling silver and green enameling. A beautiful piece which will be equally at home on a scarf, sweater, or displayed next to your other collectibles.” Order HERE.

 

 

LotR Tree of Gondor T-Shirt; $24.95-26.95; – “This classy shirt is sure to put a smile on the faces of all the Tolkien fans you meet. A must-have for the wardrobes of all fans of J.R.R. Tolkien, the shirt is navy blue (but comes in other colors on the Warner Bros Store site) and sizes range from small to XXXL”. Order HERE.

 

 

 

Elessar recommends:

The Mouth of Sauron; $699 – “The Mouth of Sauron only got some love in the Extended Edition of The Return of the King. It took 14 years to get this statue but it was well worth it. This statue is without a doubt one of Weta Workshop’s best pieces. He comes in at $699 and limited to 750 pieces worldwide.” *note he is low stock. Check out Ellesar’s review for TOR.n, and order HERE.

 

 

Weta Mini-Epics; $29.99 each -“Debuting at Comic-Con 2017 these guys are I think destined to be a hit. For fans on a budget or fans of vinyls these figures are sure to help both collectors gets a little Middle-earth love. This line launched with Frodo, Gollum, Gimli, Uruk-hai Berserker, and a Moria Orc all these are currently available.” Order HERE.

 

 

 

greendragon recommends:

Beren and Lúthien/The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun by J.R.R. Tolkien; $30/$24-As readers will know, this year saw the publication of the ‘complete’ edition of Tolkien’s Beren and Luthien. In what he wrote would be ‘(presumptively) my last book in the long series of editions of my father’s writings’, Christopher Tolkien has gathered and carefully edited the various tellings of the Professor’s ultimate love story. The publication also includes gorgeous illustrations by renowned Middle-earth artist Alan Lee. Why not pair this book with The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun (published just recently in America, though British publishers Harper Collins released it in 2016), as a fabulous gift to keep a Tolkien fan happy on long winter nights?” Order both HERE.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Commemorative Stamps and Coins; starting at $17.80 – “Believe it or not, it is still possible to get wonderful Hobbit coins and stamps from New Zealand Post. Many of their collectibles which were released to tie in with the movies have sold out, (as you can see at their website), but some gorgeous coins and miniature sheets are still available. I always think these stamps and coins are particularly classy collectibles – beautiful and easy to display. Any fans of Peter Jackson’s films would be thrilled to find something lovely from NZ Post in amongst their holiday gifts.”  Order HERE.

LotR Collection from Shire Post Mint; starting at $10 – Finally, if you like shiny, precious things – and who doesn’t? – but are more into book inspired collectibles than movie related items, check out the stunning coins and jewelry from Shire Post Mint. Their beautiful sets look like something you could actually spend on a pint at the Green Dragon, or could gamble away in a game of dice with Gondorian soldiers… I particularly love the Elvish Leaf necklaces – if I found the Elvish Silver Leaf of Winter necklace in my stocking, I’d be delighted. Just sayin’.” Order HERE.

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