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[edit] Eye color

When making the infobox, I purposefully left Fëanor's eye color blank. I can't think of anywhere that it is attested, though I strongly suspect it's grey. Does anyone know of a source where Tolkien stated the color of his eyes? —Tar-Telperien 18:25, 2 December 2006 (EST)

All Elves' eyes were grey, but Fëanor's, I believe, were darker than usual, and yet with a fiery light. I'll check the Sil's description. --Narfil Palùrfalas 18:32, 2 December 2006 (EST)
I seem to have. . . er. . . misplaced my Silmarillion copy. Anyway, I'm pretty sure that's right. --Narfil Palùrfalas 18:37, 2 December 2006 (EST)
In The Silmarillion it just says that his eyes were "piercingly bright", which tells us nothing about their actual color. —Tar-Telperien 19:24, 2 December 2006 (EST)
All Elves have grey eyes? I had no idea? Where did you find that bit of information? Corsair Caruso 03:02, 4 October 2013 (UTC)
Not all of the Quendi had grey eyes, just dark hair and grey eyes was the most common appearance among them. Perhaps fav type of beauty of JRRT, referenced from his wife? Finwe for example had grey-blue eyes, Olwe - blue. For general descriptions check Quendi and Eldar in HoME and other essays, for help check this set of quotations we've gathered at the Silmarillion club at deviantART - link: [1] (Sorry, I forgot how to tag URL properly.) Greetings, Sirielle 21:02, 20 November 2013 (UTC)
He was a Noldo, so his eyes were either grey or blue.Unsigned comment by Laurelin93 (talk • contribs).

[edit] FA Nomination?

This is a good article! You should put it up for FA!--Galdor of the Havens 20:38, 4 December 2009 (UTC)
It has some major source issues. Currently, the reference list is unorganized and contains both canon and noncanon sources, making it unclear what exactly came from where. -- Ederchil (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 20:54, 4 December 2009 (UTC)
Still, after a small bit of work, and drastically lowering the span of which an article is featured (maybe to a week), this article could be featured.--Galdor of the Trees 17:45, 5 December 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Order of birth

Throughout Tolkien's latest writings Curufin is listed as the fourth son of Fëanor. Yet Christopher Tolkien doesn't seem to care about that tiny fact. Woolly Mammoth 17:16, 30 May 2015 (UTC)

"His sons were too occupied in war and feuds to pay attention to such matters, save Maglor who was a poet, and Curufin, his fourth and favourite son to whom he gave his own name..." - J.R.R. Tolkien, The Shibboleth of Fëanor Woolly Mammoth 17:16, 30 May 2015 (UTC)

[edit] Main image change

The main image is expressive, but is little and dark, while the wiki has lots of images that describe the character better. I propose File:Venlian - Heart of Venlian.jpeg, which includes many atributes. But there are others pretty nice: File:Jenny Dolfen - Feanor's Last Stand.jpg, File:Anna Lee - Feanor.jpg, File:Venlian - Feanaro.jpg. --LorenzoCB 16:35, 17 July 2020 (UTC)

I agree, I like your proposal image because the article is lacking an image of the Silmarils which are synonymous to Fëanor. Gaetano 20:26, 17 July 2020 (UTC)
I concur. Holdwine Meriadoc (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 21:31, 17 July 2020 (UTC)
I have no idea how many votes are necessary to approve a proposal, but I changed it. If an admin thinks that a more modest image would be better, I agree. --LorenzoCB 22:13, 17 July 2020 (UTC)
Frankly, that image looks a bit too...well...Conan the Barbarian-like, for lack of a better term, lol. While I understand that including Silmarils in an image of Feanor might seem like a good thing, given their importance to his character, I still think this is a better representation of him. Or, perhaps, this one: File:Venlian - Feanor.jpg. --IvarTheBoneless
You could argue that the first image also looks like its from Conan the Barbarian. I like the second image but again I prefer one with the jewels. If there is one I am open for a change. Gaetano 15:00, 25 July 2020 (UTC)
I liked the previous image, but I think the Jenny Dolfen option was better than the Venlian one chosen. --Mith (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 09:03, 20 August 2020 (UTC)
I feel like this one: File:Sara M. Morello - Feanor and the Silmarils.jpg might also work, any thoughts? (I know it's been a while). It seems to have a bit less of the, um, Conan the Barbarian effect, at least. The Jenny Dolfen one's not bad either, although I get that it's nice to have the Silmarils.--Grace18 21:35, 24 December 2020 (UTC)
I think that's a good choice. I too like the Jenny Dolfen one, but I agree that we should include the Silmarils in the picture. --Ancalagon the Black 00:02, 26 December 2020 (UTC)