Dwarf-mask

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Dwarf-masks
Armour
Ted Nasmith - Túrin Bears Gwindor to Safety.jpg
"Túrin Bears Gwindor to Safety" by Ted Nasmith
LocationBelegost
Anfauglith
Fen of Serech
Nargothrond
OwnerDwarves of Belegost
Túrin
AppearanceGreat all-gilded masks that were hideous to look upon
CreatorDwarves of the Blue Mountains
Belegost, First Age
GalleryImages of dwarf-masks

The dwarf-masks were great gilded helmets made in the First Age by the Dwarves of the Blue Mountains.

History[edit]

The Dwarves of Belegost appeared within the Battle of Unnumbered Tears wearing masks they were resistant to fire, as according to their custom.[1] The Elves of Nargothrond were in possession of dwarf-masks, as well as dwarf-mail; Túrin Mormegil found an all-gilded mask within the armories of Nargothrond, which he wore before going to battle.[2] At the Battle of Tumhalad the dwarf-mask protected him from Glaurung.[3]

Portrayal in adaptations[edit]

Dwarf-masks in The Rings of Power

2022: The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power:

In the second episode, the guards of the West-gate of Khazad-dûm wear dwarf-masks.

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