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Narsilion by breathing2004 Narsilion by breathing2004
Sun was created by the Vala Aulë; he and his people made a vessel to hold the radiance of the last fruit of Laurelin. The vessel of the sun was guided by Arien, a Maia.
"...and Anar the Fire-golden, fruit of Laurelin, they named the Sun. But the Noldor named [it] Vasa, the Heart of Fire, that awakens and consumes; for the Sun was set as a sign for the awakening of Men and the waning of the Elves..."
Names of the Sun amongst the Elves included Anar or The Fire-golden, a name given to it by the Vanyar; Anor, the common name for the Sun in Sindarin, as seen in Minas Anor (later Minas Tirith) and the Gondorian province of Anórien; and Vása, or Heart of Fire, a name given to the Sun by the Noldor.

The Maia Tilion was chosen to guide the vessel of the Moon.
"Isil was first wrought and made ready, and first rose into the realm of the stars, and was the elder of the new lights, as was Telperion of the Trees."
Names of the Moon amongst the Elves included Isil or The Sheen, a name given to it by the Vanyar; Ithil, the common name for the Moon in Sindarin, as seen in Minas Ithil (later Minas Morgul) and the Gondorian province of Ithilien; and Rána, or The Wayward, a name given to the Moon by the Noldor.

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WisterianAnodite22 Featured By Owner May 30, 2014
These are all incredible!
kidskards Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014
sell me this print PLEASE!!!!
PhasesOfRays Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014  Professional General Artist
CAn you please make this available as a print??? It's so beautiful =D
KasumiShino Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2014
This is the one I would buy as a print... T_T

tammi Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2013
All your artwork in this style is stunning! 
My Dad is a huge fan of the LOTR and your artwork makes perfect presents. I hope you choose to enable printing on the other LOTR work you've done; they all complement each other so well.

You are truely talented - thank you for sharing these! 
wingedbooks Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2013
I adore your styling, reminiscent of stained glass.
anairys Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
These are amazing! 
RebeccaTripp Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Wow!  I'm amazed!  This one might be my favorite.  :)
arienMaia Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
My favorite Arien depiction!
heidinanookie Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
omg, this is so beautiful!
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