Well! Randoms-foundling! It seems that there's a reason for the lack of reflective shields! It renders literally everything else in the scene, and then some! Looks like you'll have to warp a copy of your picture for it, or something! This it rendering it by itself! It still shows SOMETHING!
I haven't seen any elegant axes. They all seem to be hard, spiked, troll type, nothing elven. I guess maybe I should add that to my list of things to make!
The PNG transparency is in the download.