Elwing is a fictional character in Middle-earth, created by J.R.R. Tolkien. She is a Half-elven but counted among the Elves. She is famous for saving a Silmaril from the destruction of the Havens of Sirion and, with her husband Eärendil, going to the Valar to ask for their help for the people of Middle-earth. Elwing means "Star-spray" in Sindarin.