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Convention season is upon us, and the first big shindig on the TheOneRing.net Calendar is Wondercon in Anaheim. Tickets are still available if you find yourself in So Cal this weekend, so head on over to the Wondercon site and register to attend. There is a full schedule of panels, screenings, an artist alley to visit, the exhibitors hall for all your geeky shopping needs, and plenty of cosplay going on. We will be reporting on the Warner Bros. panel on Saturday morning, so follow our tweets for live reporting from the con, and a post later that afternoon for any and all Hobbit details. TheOneRing.net will have it’s first big panel of the year on Saturday afternoon at 5:30pm in Room 300DE.
For the collectors out there, don’t miss some of the wonderful exclusives that will be at Wondercon throughout the weekend. You can find the list at Wondercon Exclusives where you will see TORn’s own Wondercon Dragon shirt and Badali Jewelry’s Gold plated Dwarven battle axe. TORn’s booth is #1504 and Badali is just two booths away at booth #1404. And there are some wonderful exclusives offered by a number of other vendors as well, so happy shopping.
Posted in Clothing, Clothing, Collectibles, Conventions, Events, Fans, Hobbit Book, Hobbit Movie, Jewelry, Jewelry, Meet Ups, Merchandise, Shop, Studios, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: There and Back Again, Warner Bros., WonderCon
What do you get people who have everything? The extremely talented folks in front of and behind the camera in the film industry typically have very nice jobs. They get to travel all over the world, they make a decent salary, they are beloved by millions, and they get to create great art. Come awards season, if their work has been deemed excellent by their peers, they are nominated in their respective fields. And then they are wined and dined and gifted until their houses are full of chochkis, or sometimes really cool stuff. So I ask again, what do you get these people?
Well, if you are TheOneRing.net, you simply get them a little Luck, in the form of a pin they can wear at the ceremony, or not, as they see fit. Most of them wait to put their pins on until they get to one of our parties. It always sort of acts as an automatic pass to get in, we don’t have to look their names up on the list.
We wouldn’t have these pins to give if it weren’t for our wonderfully geeky and talented friends at Badali Jewelry, who began this tradition with the Fellowship of the Ring, and above you see the 5th installment of the Good Luck pin. Today several of these pins were delivered to current nominees, through torrential rain in case anyone was wondering. If you find that you are a nominee and you don’t have one of these waiting for you at your hotel, feel free to ping us at Oscarparty@TheOneRing.net so we can rectify the situation.
To the right you see Peter Jackson winning one of his 3 Oscars on February 29, 2004 while wearing the ROTK Good Luck pin. So that might just be a hint that wearing the pin during the ceremony is Good Luck.
Here at TheOneRing.net we would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations and wish you the best of luck to everyone listed below. While you are all sitting at the Dolby trying not to bite all of your nails off, we will be over at the Cat & Fiddle cheering you on, and drinking a toast to you, as we always do come Oscar night.
The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug nominees
Sound Editing – Brent Burge and Chris Ward
Sound Mixing – Christopher Boyes, Michael Hedges, Michael Semanick and Tony Johnson
Visual Effects – Joe Lettery, Eric Saindon, David Clayton and Eric Reynolds
Middle-earth nominees in other projects
Best Actress – Cate Blanchett in Blue Jasmine
Short: Live Action – The Voorman Problem, which stars Martin Freeman
Middle-earth personage as a Presenter
Good Luck one and All!
Posted in Benedict Cumberbatch, Events, Fans, Hobbit Movie, Jewelry, Jewelry, Joe Letteri, Martin Freeman, Meet Ups, One Dragon, One Party, Oscar Parties, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Last night Weta Workshop released two more prop replica items from The Hobbit Trilogy. The first is an item I have personally been looking forward to getting since the films were announced. The escape from Thranduil’s halls is one of the best parts of the book and this item plays a pivotal role in that escape. Fans can now own their own replica of The Mirkwood Gaol Key that Bilbo uses to rescue the Dwarves. As we all know the Dwarves were given seven rings of power and one of these rings went to Thoror who was the King of the Longbeards. Thanks to the craftsmen at Weta you can now bring home this ring of power. Collectors can snag The Mirkwood Gaol Key for $29.99 and Thror’s Ring of Power for $174.99
Posted in Collectibles, Collectibles, Jewelry, Jewelry, Merchandise, Shop, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Hobbit: There and Back Again, Weta Collectibles, WETA Workshop
The Holiday shopping season is quickly approaching and its time to start thinking about what to get that special Tolkien lover in your life. We’re pleased to to help ease your journey in by narrowing down what we feel are the top 10 Middle-earth related collectibles that fans can easily swing on a holiday budget. You can get any of these amazing collectibles from our friends at Weta Workshop, Artist Jerry Vanderstelt, Sideshow Collectibles, and The Noble Collection. These collectibles range from mini-sword letter openers to giant premium formats all of which help cover any Tolkien Collector in your family.
Here’s our Top 10 List: (In No Particular Order)
- The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Extended Edition with Limited Edition Amazon Exclusive Bilbo/Gollum Statue (Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + UltraViolet)
- One Ring – Tungsten – Gold plated (with or without script) Weta Workshop
- Tauriel Necklace (Weta and Noble)
- King Thranduil Statue
- The Key to Erebor Weta Workshop
- Mini-sword letter openers from Noble – Narsil, LOTR Sting, The Hobbit Sword Set, Thranduil’s Sword, Tauriel’s Dagger, Morgul Dagger
- Barrel-riders Weta Workshop – Bilbo Baggins & Bombur the Dwarf
- Jerry Vanderstelt’s Middle-earth prints
- Sauron Premium Format
- Ringwraith on Steed Premium Format
Posted in Collectibles, Collectibles, Hobbit Book, Hobbit Movie, Jewelry, Jewelry, Lord of the Rings, LotR Movies, Merchandise, Movie Fellowship of the Ring, Movie Return of the King, Movie The Two Towers, Shop, Sideshow Collectibles, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Hobbit: There and Back Again, Weta Collectibles, WETA Workshop
Amazon Blu-ray with statue
The One Ring – Gold Plated on Tungsten Steel with ring script
The One Ring – Gold Plated on Tungesten Steel without ring script
Tauriel Necklace from Weta Workshop
Tauriel Necklace from Noble Collection
King Thranduil Staute from Weta Workshop
The Key to Erebor from Weta Workshop
Bilbo Barrel-rider statue from Weta Workshop
Bombur Barrel-rider statue from Weta Workshop
Narsil Letter Opener from Noble Collection
Sting Letter Opener from Noble Collection
The Hobbit Letter Openers from Noble Collection
King Thranduil Sword Letter Opener from Noble Collection
Tauriel Dagger Letter Opener from Noble Collection
Morgul Blade Letter Opener from Noble Collection
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey on Canvas from Jerry Vanderstelt
Sauron Statue from Sideshow Collectibles
The Nazgul on steed statue from Sideshow Collectibles
As we shared with you the other day, our friends at The Noble Collection have some really great stuff coming that will be tied in with The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. On top of the four Thranduil related items that we wrote about before, there are another ten more items, for a total of fourteen awesome looking collectibles. These items range from the rings featured in our previous post, to some pretty sweet sculpted bookmarks of Bilbo/Gollum from Riddles in the Dark. If you’re a fan of the mini-sword letter openers then you get three more of these with these being Thranduil’s Sword, Tauriel’s Dagger, and the Morgul Blade. These are just examples of the items you can get from The Noble Collection and have in your collection from December 6th.
Posted in Collectibles, Collectibles, Hobbit Movie, Jewelry, Jewelry, Merchandise, Shop, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
We’re pleased to team up with our friends at The Noble Collection to show off for the first time some brand new items that will be up for sale very soon. These beautiful items are all related to the Elven King Thranduil himself and will all be items you can wear the night The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug comes out. We have four new items with three of them being some highly detailed rings and a beautiful looking broach. We should have details on price and availability as soon as they go up.
If you want to check out all the news for The Noble Collection stop by and like The Noble Collection Facebook page.
Posted in Collectibles, Collectibles, Jewelry, Jewelry, Merchandise, Shop
Jens Hansen, the Makers of the World’s Most Famous Ring – The One Ring™ for The Lord of The Rings™ and The Hobbit™ trilogies – have come on board to support TheOneRing.net in our 2013 Pledge Drive! And that is not all! You can enter for a chance to win your own gold-plated The One Ring replica – Details below!
Out of all the jewellers in the world, Peter Jackson chose The Ringmaker Jens Hansen to make The One Ring™ for our favourite movies. Jens submitted 15 ring prototypes in a variety of weights and finishes, and from this extensive collection, the final Movie Ring design was selected. This design has now become the “World’s Most Famous Ring”.
The Jens Hansen team also created Vilya, the ring worn by Hugo Weaving as Elrond, and last year made a special commission of 12 rings for The Hobbit’s actors who played the dwarfs.
In the workshop in Nelson, New Zealand – the middle of Middle Earth – the Jens Hansen craftsmen make gold and silver The One Ring™ replicas and character rings, along with sought-after distinctive, Scandinavian-inspired jewellery.
And, because Jens Hansen loves us movie fans so much, they are running a competition for us. Click here to like them on Facebook to enter the draw to win your own gold-plated The One Ring replica, in your size choice with engraving or without. And, don’t forget to follow them on Tumblr and Twitter so you can follow all their news. Good luck! [Enter Today]
Posted in Collectibles, Events, Hobbit Movie, Jewelry, Lord of the Rings, LotR Movies, Merchandise, Other Events, Other Merchandise, The Hobbit
As we continue our 2013 Pledge Drive – Light the Beacons – you may be wondering if we are receiving any corporate support.The answer is a decisive ‘Yes!’ Over the years, we’ve been privileged to establish amazing relationships with some very reputable and worthwhile corporate entities. Those entities are now popping up to lend their support to TheOneRing.net with a financial commitment.
So without further delay, we’d like to announce our first corporate donation is from Badali Jewelry – the amazing proprietors of quality hand-crafted jewelry-art, and unique and original custom jewelry. While we know them for their amazing line-up of officially licensed Tolkien related items, they also feature other great properties like have an amazing offering of other categories. From the wonderfully witty Geek Tags, to their Zodiac offerings.
We need to be clear – Badali has contributed financially to our drive. They are simply supporting TheOneRing.net, just like you have with your pledges. So please take a moment to visit their online store at BadaliJewelry.com and make a purchase. Support those businesses that are sharing in the goodwill of our community and helping keep TheOneRing.net online and thriving for years to come.
As an added incentive, and in celebration of Bilbo and Frodo’s combined birthday, Badali has sent us a 15% off coupon for their entire site. Simply use code BILBO at checkout. It will be good until September 30th.
TheOneRing.net would like to formally thank Badali Jewelry for their continued support of TheOneRing.net!
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Posted in Characters, Clothing, ComicCon, Conventions, Evangeline Lilly, Events, Fans, Hobbit Book, Hobbit Movie, Jewelry, Jewelry, Meet Ups, Posters Prints, Shop, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
We recently teamed up with our friends at The Noble Collection to help announce the launch of their Facebook Page. The prize, as so many of you know, was not one but five of their The One Ring Sterling Silver edition. This awesome item retails for $129 and five of you lucky people are getting one of them added to your collection. Tonight, we’re pleased to announce the five winners of this contest. A big congratulations to the winners: Dawn S. of Dayton, Ohio, Meagan M. of Carlisle, PA, Lorie P. of Aiken, SC, Sam W. of Wolverhampton, and Rachael V. of Naperville Illinois. You will be hearing from The Noble Collection about your prize soon. Thank you again to The Noble Collection for the prizes!
Posted in Collectibles, Collectibles, Jewelry, Jewelry, Lord of the Rings, LotR Movies, Merchandise, Movie Fellowship of the Ring, Movie Return of the King, Movie The Two Towers, Shop
Our friends at The Noble Collection have created a Facebook Page to allow fans to stay in better touch with all the latest product updates. In celebration of this we’ve teamed up with The Noble Collection to give away FIVE of their The One Ring Sterling Silver Edition. This awesome collectible retails for $129 and comes with a great wooden case to display this amazing replica in. The contest for this item starts today and will go for ten days ending on August 8th at midnight PST. When entering this contest please make sure to give us all your contact information: first/last name, address, email address, and phone number. Also, this contest is open to US and EU residents. If you’re in the EU you will be responsible for taxes and duties.
Enter here for The One Ring Sterling Silver Edition: Entry Form
Posted in Collectibles, Collectibles, Jewelry, Jewelry, Lord of the Rings, LotR Movies, Merchandise, Shop
Piggybacking on the great post earlier with the video of the Badali Jewelry booth during Comic-Con, we have news that a few of these new items are available for order. The Khuzdul Dwarven Battle Axe and the Baggins Cuff Links are two amazing items which were shown in the video, and which can be purchased right now. You can get the Baggins Cuff Links in sterling silver for an amazing price of only $119, and the Khuzdul Dwarven Battle Axe can be purchased as a necklace for $39. You can also get the Khuzdul Dwarven Battle Axe as a keychain for $39, with both the necklace and keychain coming in white or yellow bronze.
Today, via their Facebook Page, the awesome folks at Badali Jewelry announced another new piece: The Mirkwood Elven Necklace, which holds the emeralds of Girion the last lord of Dale, is available for purchase! This stunning necklace comes in sterling silver with beautiful green emerald encased within the leaves of Mirkwood. You can get this piece ordered today for a great price of $75. If you order now through the end of the month, using the coupon code SMAUG you can take 15% off your order, allowing you to get an even better price on these beautiful pieces.
Posted in Collectibles, ComicCon, Conventions, Jewelry, Jewelry, Merchandise, Shop
The coverage and content of Comic Con keeps on coming to those who didn’t make it and even for those who did but couldn’t be everywhere at once. We will continue to release videos from our night and day experiences and we are starting out with a tour of Badali Jewelry’s booth which they were kind enough to share with us! Not only are they good friends to the site and Tolkien fandom, they make some pretty incredible Middle-earth stuff and through the end of July they are offering a discount to TORn readers and viewers. With coupon code SMAUG you can get 15 percent off your entire order. This video allows you to meet the down-to-earth team there as they show and chat about their amazing merchandise.
The booth folks at Comic Con are the same people working back at home as tradespeople and Tolkien fans and they were behind this year’s excellent poster. They also made the “Good Luck” pins worn by the folks from the LOTR and Hobbit productions that were nominated for academy awards. They make a lovely One Ring too — obviously! They financially sponsored our Live Stream this year from Con so we are always in their debt. Here is their website so enjoy!
Posted in Collectibles, ComicCon, Conventions, Fans, Jewelry, Lord of the Rings, Merchandise, Oscar Parties, The Hobbit