Glamdring Sword is an ancient sword carried by Gandalf the Grey, who is an old, but powerful wizard and friend to Frodo Baggins. Glamdring, a magical sword, glows in the presence of any enemy and it serves Gandalf in his mission to aid the Fellowship of the Ring. It was made by ancient Elves, and is inscribed with runes in the Elven language that say the sword was forged for Turgon, The King of Gondolin.
Ottoman jambiya, 18th century, steel, jade, gold, velvet, gemstone, H. with sheath 20 in. (50.8 cm); H. without sheath 18 1/2 in. (47 cm); H. of blade 13 1/4 in. (33.7 cm); W. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm); D. 15/16 in. (2.4 cm); Wt. 15.2 oz. (430.9 g); Wt. of sheath 4.6 oz (130.4 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.