This is a present for my brother, because he is the best brother. I wanted to finish it in time for the opening of The Hobbit, but alas I was too slow.
This was hugely inspired by the work of
, and if you like this at all you should check out her gallery.
The helm I based directly on the helm that Gimli wears in the Lord of the Rings movies, the beard was my own design with massive creative input from my brother.
That's me wearing it- I'd get him to wear it, but he is far away.
Helm has a lovely fleece interior and beard attaches and detaches with large snaps. The rest is mithril.
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