Things of Middle-earth
Emblems of Durin
Tokens symbolizing Durin of the Longbeard Dwarves:
At the top [of the Doors of Durin]... was an arch of interlacing letters in an Elvish character. Below, though the threads were in places blurred or broken, the outline could be seen of an anvil and a hammer surmounted by a crown with seven stars....
'There are the emblems of Durin!' cried Gimli....
The Fellowship of the Ring, LoTR Book 2, Ch 4, A Journey in the Dark
Elena Tiriel 10Aug04, 19Jul10