The lesser rings were forged by the elves as essays in the craft of ring making. Gandalf mentioned these rings to Frodo when recounting the origins of the Rings of Power.
Portrayal in adaptations
2007: The Lord of the Rings Online:
- Narchuil was one of the lesser rings forged by the elven-smiths. It was worned by Amarthiel.
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "The Shadow of the Past"