It was an arm-ring, that first ring, far too large and heavy to wear on a finger. In the beginning, the only way we could hold the power balanced within the ring was to set it with four gems and inscribe it with the key-spell inside and out. Remember how we had to set the gems apart, in case the wearer should be burned?
A clumsy thing by the standards of later days, but still, something to be proud of; this new made thing of Middle Earth. "
The real version looks better than this. Oh well!