- Blacksmiths and General Goods Merchants.
- Found as random loot in chests or as a world item.
- Worn by randomly encountered Thalmor patrol guards.
It can be upgraded with a Refined Moonstone at a workbench and also benefits from the Elven Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement.
A rare variant of this item exists, called Elven Bracers. They are indistinguishable from the standard Elven Gauntlets, as they look exactly the same and have the same armor rating and weight.