The Silmarillion aesthetic |
Elwing the White
For Ulmo bore up Elwing out of the waves, and he gave her the likeness
of a great white bird, and upon her breast there shone as a star the
Silmaril, as she flew over the water to seek Eärendil her beloved..
(The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, XXIV – Of the Voyage of Eärendil and the War of Wrath)