The Cyclops were not only one-eyed giants, but blacksmiths
Hephaestus and a Cyclops Blacksmiths at a forge
Hephaestus is the blacksmith god. The cyclops, who were giants, were also blacksmiths who gave the king of the Greek gods, Zeus, his thunderbolt. Here Hephaestus and a cyclops work together in Hephaestus' forge.