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"Elven Symbols and Emblems" by Joseph Gnemmi

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Again, the title is self-explanatory. This was done about Christmas time 2003, when I found that I wanted my elves to lok the same, so they would need a way to tell the difference between their command and someone else's. The acyual symbol is a mini-painting on the right chest of an elven warrior.


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14 Jun 2004:-) Colleen J Sweeney
Every good elf realm has a good set of emblems I am told... good work!

:-) Joseph Gnemmi replies: "Thanks!"
25 Oct 200445 Tyne Watson
You do know that the dark elf emblem is the very same for Wicca and paganism? I just wanted to check

:-) Joseph Gnemmi replies: "Actually no I didn't. Well, if it's taken then back to the old drawing board . . . ."
26 Oct 200445 Tyne Watson
Sorry if I caused any inconvience fo you, I was just pondering out loud,

:-) Joseph Gnemmi replies: "No problem. It's out-used anyway."
8 Nov 200445 Heyo
just 2 let u know, paganism and wicca is not evil or dark! they don't worship the devil or anything. I am Wiccan myself, your symbols are very creative and i like them it's just that the "dark elf" symbol actually stands for earth,air,fire,water and spirit. its good, not evil.

:-) Joseph Gnemmi replies: "Yes, I'm working on chaging it, I just haven't had time to get around to it."
9 Nov 200445 Joel
You could invert it, or have an eight pointed one. Theyre pretty evil-ish... Maybe?
I like them.

:-) Joseph Gnemmi replies: "Eight points and the points wouldn't be sharp enough. I'd need about 7 tops."
29 Dec 200445 Cristina M. Gnemmi
wow. That's a lot of little details there. Are those emblems actual size? For mass-produced armour, even that made by Elves, it would take a long time to do that. Emblems should be simple and to the point, an idea which you have in your Dark Elven sign. Your new sign for them should still be as plain and stark. The coat of arms can be intricate, but they need something that's easily identifiable and quick to sketch for their emblem.

:-) Joseph Gnemmi replies: "Have you seen the little buttons on the 3rd Age armour the elves wear? SO much little detail in those tiny things! But I'll be rethinking these ones later on."
19 Mar 200845 Lonelyelf
These symbols are like illustartions of a child’s book. You can do better.
Something mor fantasy
19 Jun 200845 Matt
Usually the elven symbol in wicca is a seven pointed star just thought I’d mention it ^-^;
21 Jul 201145 Anon.
i think i sa thise simbols somewher 17
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'Elven Symbols and Emblems':
 • Created by: :-) Joseph Gnemmi
 • Copyright: ©Joseph Gnemmi. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Emblem, Emblems, Symbol, Symbols
 • Categories: Elf / Elves
 • Techniques: Mechanical/Technical Pencils, Erasers
 • Inspirations: JRR Tolkien
 • Submitted: 2004-06-12 17:45:37
 • Views: 12195
 • Resolution: 700x414

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