Eregrek is a city of the dwarven Smaelton Clan, located near the massive lava flow under the Dragonspine Mountains known as Eonak's Belt. The Smaelton Clan constructed their city to take advantage of nearby lava flows to build "fire forges."
Tharifor Irunfete Smaelton is credited with overseeing the construction of the renowned "Beleganto" smelting vat, the pride and joy of all those who reside in Eregrek. This was (and still is) used for melting tremendous rocks or metal into liquid form. The "drake's belly" sits over a small pond of molten lava. Intricate bridges lead around and up to the mouth of the vat. Underneath, different levers built within the side of the vat allow the isolation and release of the contents of the giant drum, depending on their weight and density. Chutes leading from Beleganto, known as the "drake's fingers," pour into holding cylinders for cooling metal work.
- A History of Dwarves, Chapter 6.
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