20 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Lord of the Rings
Elf Ears as Souveneirs
The elf ears that each of the actors wore on set apparently left the actors with very happy memories. Cate Blanchett, who played Galadriel in the films, had the ears gifted to her by her husband, who was apparently quite fond of them as well. Now, the ears have been bronzed and sit on Cate’s mantel.
Liv Tyler, the actress who portrayed Arwen, also kept her ears, but not for long. Apparently, Liv forgot the ears on the dashboard of her car, and they melted up in the heat. The lesson here: Elf ears will hold up, but only if you take good care of them.