If the way to your prospective Valentine’s heart lies straight through Middle-earth, we’d like to offer a few suggestions to help you show your devotion. Whether your Valentine is lad or lass, elf, dwarf, hobbit, wizard, man, or even an orc, there is a Tolkien-themed gift that will be sure to please your true love. We’ve chosen a few to highlight, just to show the variety of geeky goodness to be found.
The Noble Collection
If you would choose one lifetime with your Valentine rather than face all the ages of the world alone, what better gift than a replica of the Evenstar necklace? The Noble Collection’s version is an exact replica of the one Arwen wears in The Lord of the Rings films and is crafted in sterling silver. It measures 2 1/2 inches in length and comes complete with chain. Price: $149 USD.
Give your Valentine the key to your heart along with a replica of the key to Erebor’s secret door, on this keyring from The Noble Collection. The key measures about 3 inches in length, and is made of die-cast metal. If your Valentine needs a little help finding the hidden door to Erebor, a miniature version of Thorin’s map is also attached to the keyring. Price: $9 USD.
Show your Valentine that you value their affection over any treasure with this token, a coin from Smaug’s treasure hoard. This coin is the first in a collection of five coins from Weta Limited, and is an exact replica of coins created for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Measuring 1.9 inches across, the coin shows the silhouette of a boar on one side, and the stern face of a Dwarf king on the other. Price: $7.99 USD.
Make your beloved’s face glow with a magnificent dragon pin from Weta Limited. The pin depicts the red dragon from Thorin’s map, created in zinc, electroplated with an antique copper finish, and lacquered to preserve the shine and burn of the finish. Price: $10.99 USD.
As a symbol of your quest for your Valentine’s heart, how about this charm bracelet that recalls the quest of Mount Doom? The bracelet is made of sterling silver, and features charms that symbolize important moments from The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. Charms include Frodo’s sword, Sting, and a leaf of Lothlorien, among others. Price: 249 €.
Keep your love warm and cozy with one of these hats or scarves from Stansborough. Try on Bofur’s hat for size. This version from Stansborough is fully licensed and endorsed by Warner Brothers and Weta. The hat is crafted in the same design, proportions, and materials as the original from The Hobbit films. Price: $440 NZD.
If your Valentine is more of a wizard, they might prefer to snuggle up with Gandalf’s scarf, also from Stansborough. This gorgeous scarf is hand-crafted on Stansborough’s historic looms, woven from the famous Stansborough Grey Wool and silver metallic thread. The scarf measures 13 inches wide by 110 inches long, including an 8-inch fringe on both ends. Price: $146 NZD.
The Hobbit Shop
Speaking of keeping your Valentine warm, maybe you’d like to cuddle up by the fire under a Middle-earth themed blanket like this one. This woven tapestry throw blanket measures approximately 48 inches by 60 inches. The design features images from Thorin’s map, as seen in The Hobbit films, and a silhouette of the Company of Thorin Oakenshield. The design is just one of several available from The Hobbit Shop. Price: $39.95 USD.
The Tolkien Shop
You can show your Valentine’s true colors with a flag or banner from the Tolkien Shop. One possibility is this Rohan banner, depicting the iconic white horse on green field. The banner is 40 inches by 60 inches, and has metal hanging rings. Price: 49.95 €. Many different designs are available, ranging in price from 49.95 € to 95 €.
The Tolkien Shop also offers many Tolkien-inspired patches, so your Middle-earth Valentine can wear your Tolkien-loving heart on their sleeve. You can choose Tolkien’s “JRRT” monogram (3.5 inches by 2.5 inches, 7.95 €), the White Tree of Gondor (2.2 inches by 3.5 inches, 7.95 €), or the lidless eye of Sauron (3 inches diameter, 7.95 €). There are many other designs to choose from, ranging from 7.95 € to 9.95 €.
Royal Selangor helps you show the fire of your devotion with this Smaug shot glass. Crafted in pewter, the great drake’s wings curl around the clear shot glass. Price $95 USD. The shot glass is one of over 80 Middle-earth-themed items in Royal Selangor’s Lord of the Rings collection.
You can drink to your love’s health with these etched hobbit-inspired pints and steins (yes, they come in pints!). Choose from the Green Dragon or the Prancing Pony. The designs are etched into the glass, ensuring that they will last. Select a set of 2 pints or one stein. Price: $29.99 USD.
You can adorn your Valentine with these Dwarven beard and hair beads from Dwarvendom. In addition to single beads, Dwarvendom offers bead kits that feature their special rubber-band free beading system, designed to keep your love’s hair and beard adornments in place for days. Price: from $1 to $32 USD.
If your Valentine likes to sit by the fire with a good book, then this hobbit-hole door pendant is sure to please. The brass door pendant measures about an inch, and is set on a 23-inch long cord. Price: $2.80 USD.
There are a few more suggestions listed below. We hope that we’ve given you an idea or two about how to win your Tolkien Valentine’s heart. Happy Valentine’s Day!
Gifts for any Tolkien-lover:
Gifts for Her
Gifts for Him