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"Nerdanel the Wise was arguably the greatest sculptor in the history of
Tolkein's Middle-earth. Her father was Mahtan who learned the working
of stone and metal from Aulë, the God of Crafting, himself. Her
husband was Fëanor, the maker of the Silmarils."
This painting was provided for the Valar Guild's 14th Anniversary
on October 4, 2011 and also illustrates the article "Nerdanel
" in the Valar Guild Tolkien Encyclopedia.