Stories of the elven tribes have been told throughout history, and for some people in the modern world, inexplicable brushes with elves continue to this day. This masterful work of storytelling and scholarship explores the fascinating history of elfland, sharing magical tales of elves and faeries from the Old Norse sagas, Danish ballads, classical folktales, Tolkien's Mirkwood, and even personal, first-hand encounters. The Lore of Old Elfland brings the shrouded activities of the elves into the light. With lovely recipes and crafts, this book also invites you to realize your own vision of elfland - a vision that will fill your spirit with mysterious wonders and strange delights.
- Explorer ancient elf-lore that inspired Tolkien and influenced generations of authors, artists, and spiritual practitioners
- Make craft projects such as elf stones, midsummer wedding crown and more
- Integrate fascinating tidbits of elf-lore into your daily lives