[Ir., craftsman, artisan].
A divine artificer of the Tuatha Dé Danann, usually working in bronze but also in brass and gold. Together with Goibniu, the smith, and Luchta, the wright or carpenter, he was a part of na trí dée Dána [the three craft gods of the Danann]. The three of them make the weapons with which the Tuatha Dé Danann defeat the Fomorians. Credne makes rivets for spears, hilts for swords, and bosses and rims for shields. See also CRAFTSMAN.