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DwarfWeek - Day five: Dwarven objects

“Dwarves were taught special skills by the Vala Aulë and spent most of their time crafting, smithing and mining in their massive underground cities. The Dwarves were some of the greatest miners ever to exist in Middle-earth. The Dwarves dug immense halls under mountains where they built their cities. Dwarven miners dug for precious minerals such as gold, iron, copper, and silver from all over mountains in Middle-earth, though the Dwarves considered coal mining degrading. In ancient times, the Dwarves found Mithril in the mines of Khazad-dûm. While mining in Erebor beneath the Lonely Mountains, they discovered the Arkenstone at the Heart of the Mountain." 

"They were also capable masons and smiths - Dwarven smithing skills were said to be rivaled only by those of the Elves, and their masonry creations were bested by none. The skill of the Dwarves was unmatched; they crafted objects of great beauty out of diamond, emerald, ruby and sapphire. Everything Dwarven was beautifully crafted and intricate. They crafted many famed weapons, armors, and items of art and beauty, among them Narsil, the sword of Elendil, the Dragon-helm of Dor-lómin and the necklace Nauglamír." 

"Dwarven armies were vast and powerful, and possessed vast legions of soldiers, cavalry and siege weapons, and their soldiers were equipped with powerful weapons, armors and tools for battle. Many different weapons were utilized by their soldiers, such as swords, axes, throwing axes, throwing knives, and warhammers." 

"They had a knack for starting a fire almost anywhere out of almost anything. Although they knew how, Dwarves did not farm or herd often, as they preferred to spend their time underground mining and crafting. They rather traded crafted items with men and elves in exchange for food.”

anonymous asked:

Top 5 Favorite Superhero Costumes?

I could spend the rest of my life time trying to narrow down my five favorites, but I can say that the objective five best are (in chronological order of debut):

(Although subjectively, I prefer this design:

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Sorry all I got a cold and then died for a minute there but I’m back SO before I make an official post with a graphic and all, here is what it seems we as a fandom have decided on for Queens Thief Week

Day One: Favorite Book
Day Two: Favorite Character
Day Three: Favorite Ship
Day Four: Favorite Object
Day Five: Favorite Minor Character
Day Six: Favorite Myth/Folktale
Day Seven: Free for All

Sound good???

How To Make The Most Of Your Internship

Here’s how to stay positive at all costs:

1)  Before you accept an internship, talk about your expectations and goals.

2)  Once you’ve taken the job, send your boss an e-mail laying out three to five objectives, and ask for a response.

3)  During your internship, ask for meetings with your boss from time to time to assess your progress.

4)  Network with others in the office, and add them to your list of LinkedIn contacts.

5)  Even if your internship turns sour, maintain an upbeat attitude, so that you can leave with a strong reference from the boss.

6) No matter what, work hard.

Read more here.

Harry Potter Meme -  1/6 spells, magical creatures, objects, and/or potions.

First Love Beguiling Bubbles was a potion used by Romilda Vane, who tried to use it on Harry Potter as she believed him to be The Chosen One, which she found to be a very desirable trait. However, her plan went awry and the potion was mistakenly consumed by Harry’s friend, Ronald Weasley.

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An art school project- assemble five objects that represent you and do a colored pencil still of them. (first image) Then, do an abstraction based off that image. 

 the objects were: a felted goat monster, a horrific finger puppet ( :3), a fake blue rose, a bit of pink thread, and a tiny pink boot. how do those represent me? it secret but I certainly do keep my foot in my mouth a lot. 

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Secret Garden - Solange Azagury-Partridge

“A collection of five precious objects designed as jewellery boxes. The box becomes the jewels.

A greenhouse of enamel plique-à-jour with gold structures forming geometric motifs [first two photos]. A small bird on the roof is ready to fly away. The walls taken apart form two identical cuffs for the wrist and the roof becomes a bowl for marshmallows [third photo]. The floor is paved with diamond, opal and obsidian and, when pulled out, its centre becomes a pendant [fifth photo]. This miniature Orangerie has trees, statuary and a bench to sit on and contemplate life. Some shoes have been left behind after a party. An umbrella is left in an elephant foot stand in case it is raining when you leave [fourth photo].This hothouse sits on a lotus leaf made of rose quartz and aventurine.”

More Solange Azagury-Partridge here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here.

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Eternal Feminine - Solange Azagury-Partridge

“A collection of five precious objects designed as jewellery boxes. The box becomes the jewels. Each box tells its own story.

This three-sided pyramid is a symbol of femininity representing the womb of the woman as a protective home for the child. All the elements in this box are created to protect the Little Cherub. The floor is set with triangular diamonds, the toughest and most precious material on Earth.”