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House of the Mírdain

House of the Mírdain
Guildhouse
General Information
LocationEregion
TypeGuildhouse
People and History
InhabitantsGwaith-i-Mírdain
CreatedS.A. 750
DestroyedS.A. 1697

The House of the Mírdain was the guildhouse and chief dwelling of Celebrimbor and the jewelsmiths of Eregion - the Gwaith-i-Mírdain. It contained the smithies and the treasures of the Mírdain.[1] It was destroyed by the forces of Sauron in S.A. 1697 when he invaded Eriador.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The History of Galadriel and Celeborn", "Concerning Galadriel and Celeborn"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Second Age"