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The swords of ‘Middle-earth’

Five heroic swords based on the prop weapons used in the epic The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies.

Highlights

‘Orcrist’ — ‘Goblin cleaver’: the sword of Thorin Oakenshield. Artists Proof designed and made by Paul Tobin and Peter Lyon, who made the original prop for the motion picture trilogy The Hobbit (2012–14)

‘Sting’ — the sword of Frodo Baggins. Artists Proof designed and made by designer Daniel Falconer and Peter Lyon who made the original prop for the motion picture trilogy The Lord of the Rings (2001–3)

‘Glamdring’ — the sword of Gandalf. Artists Proof designed and made by designer Ben Wooten and Peter Lyon who made the original prop for the motion picture trilogy The Lord of the Rings (2001–3)

‘Anduril’ — ‘the flame of the West’: the sword of Aragorn. Limited edition made by Peter Lyons, who made the original prop for the motion picture trilogy The Lord of the Rings (2001–3)

‘Strider’s sword’ — the sword of the Ranger Strider (Aragorn). Limited edition made by Peter Lyons, who made the original prop for the motion picture trilogy The Lord of the Rings (2001–3)

All swords are limited edition or artists proof copies by Weta’s Master Swordsmith Peter Lyon, who made the original movie props.

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