In FOTR when Tom rescues the hobbits from the barrow wight, he brings the pile of treasure out of the mound so that the wight will no longer haunt it. He gives the hobbits swords, etc. and takes something for Goldberry: a brooch. The book says:
He chose for himself from the pile a brooch set with blue stones, many-shaded like flax-flowers or the wings of blue butterflies. He looked long at it, as if stirred by some memory, shaking his head, and saying at last:
'Here is a pretty toy for Tom and his lady! Fair was she who long ago wore this on her shoulder. Goldberry shall wear it now, and we will not forget her!'
(Fog on the Barrow Downs, FOTR)
So. Who is the woman from whom came the brooch? What happened to her? What's the history?
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A Jewel Once, Lost
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Written for the January 2011 Nuzgul of the Month Challenge, and a sequel of sorts to my earlier story "In The End".
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