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'''Telchar''' was a [[Dwarves of Nogrod | Dwarf]] of [[Nogrod]] in the [[Blue Mountains]], and one of the greatest smiths in the history of [[Middle-earth]].  Telchar was trained by [[Gamil Zirak]], another great smith.  Among his works were [[Angrist]] (the knife that freed the [[Silmarils|Silmaril]] from the [[Iron Crown]]), [[Narsil]] (the sword of [[Elendil]], later reforged for [[Aragorn]] as [[Andúril]]), and the [[Dragon-helm of Dor-lómin]].
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'''Telchar''' was a [[Dwarves of Nogrod | Dwarf]] of [[Nogrod]] in the [[Blue Mountains]], and one of the greatest smiths in the history of [[Middle-earth]].  Telchar was trained by [[Gamil Zirak]], another great smith.<ref name="Narn">{{UT|Narn}}, ''The Departure of Túrin''</ref> Among his works were [[Angrist]] (the knife that freed the [[Silmarils|Silmaril]] from the [[Iron Crown]]),<ref>{{S|Beren}}</ref> [[Narsil]] (the sword of [[Elendil]], later reforged for [[Aragorn]] as [[Andúril]]),<ref>{{TT|III6}}</ref> and the [[Dragon-helm of Dor-lómin]].<ref name="Narn"/>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
The name Telchar resembles the ''[[Wikipedia:Telchines|Telchines]]'' of Greek mythology, a mythological race of divine craftsmen.
 
The name Telchar resembles the ''[[Wikipedia:Telchines|Telchines]]'' of Greek mythology, a mythological race of divine craftsmen.
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[[Category:Characters in The Silmarillion]]
 
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Telchar was a Dwarf of Nogrod in the Blue Mountains, and one of the greatest smiths in the history of Middle-earth. Telchar was trained by Gamil Zirak, another great smith.[1] Among his works were Angrist (the knife that freed the Silmaril from the Iron Crown),[2] Narsil (the sword of Elendil, later reforged for Aragorn as Andúril),[3] and the Dragon-helm of Dor-lómin.[1]

Etymology

The name Telchar resembles the Telchines of Greek mythology, a mythological race of divine craftsmen.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Narn i Hîn Húrin (The Tale of the Children of Húrin)", The Departure of Túrin
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beren and Lúthien"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers, "The King of the Golden Hall"