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'''''Ithildin''''' was a magical substance made by the [[Elves]] from ''[[mithril]]'', that could only be seen by the reflected light of the moon and stars, and even then remained hidden until a magical word was said. [[Gandalf]] translated its name as 'starmoon', but 'moon-sparkle' would perhaps be a more literal rendering. The designs on the [[West-gate of Moria]] were made from this substance.
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'''''Ithildin''''' was a magical substance made by the [[Elves]] from ''[[mithril]]'', that could only be seen by the reflected light of the moon and stars, and even then remained hidden until a magical word was said. [[Gandalf]] translated its name as 'starmoon', but 'moon-sparkle' would perhaps be a more literal rendering. The designs on the [[Doors of Durin]] were made from this substance.
  
 
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Revision as of 18:26, 14 July 2007

Ithildin was a magical substance made by the Elves from mithril, that could only be seen by the reflected light of the moon and stars, and even then remained hidden until a magical word was said. Gandalf translated its name as 'starmoon', but 'moon-sparkle' would perhaps be a more literal rendering. The designs on the Doors of Durin were made from this substance.