Explanation of the connection between mithril and silmarils on the rings of power

Now we come to this. Putting it all together, one fact becomes clear: Mithril and the Silmarils never crossed paths in the original writings of J. R. R. Tolkien. The precious metal is just that, precious, but it is not the result of an apocryphal battle with the Balrog, who fuses good and evil into … Read more