Gildenhand is a larger mining settlement located in the north-eastern portion of the Sepia Uplands, bordering the Vesve forest. The region is known as the Gnome Hills.
The community is made up of mostly rock gnomes and humans who work the hills in and around the settlement. The Gnomish Consortium is strong here, basically running the community through their aldermans.
Gildenhand have a population of roughly 800 residents, most of them miners. Copper, silver, and some gems are taken from the nearby hills.