Things of Middle-earth
Emblem of Gil-galad, The
Description:... [Meneldur] saw that [the letter] came from King Gil-galad.... It was sealed and bore his device of white stars upon a blue rondure.
Unfinished Tales, Part 2, Ch 2, Aldarion and Erendis
It is recorded that Ereinion was given the name Gil-galad "Star of Radiance" "because his helm and mail, and his shield overlaid with silver and set with a device of white stars, shone from afar like a star in sunlight or moonlight, and could be seen by Elvish eyes at a great distance if they stood upon a height."
Unfinished Tales, Part 2, Ch 2, Aldarion and Erendis: Notes, Note 24
Contributors: Elena Tiriel 6Nov05