So peaceful! Oriental gardens must have 3 elements symbolizing heaven, earth (and man) and water. The rock represents earth (island), the ripples represent water, and usually a tree represents heaven (higher than the other two elements) So I was taught.
Elven Weapons - Silmarillion by ~Atohas on deviantART. Most are derivative of the weapons we've seen in Peter Jackson's films, but some are wholly unique.which isn't the best thing for functionality. However, a majority of these are great sword designs.