Brass Ornament depicting Ogun wielding a sword and Shield

Ogun is the Yoruba deity, or Orisha, of ironwork and strength. He is called on to help bring one success and protection during fights, conflicts, and/or hunting, giving his children strength and courage to take down their enemies without remorse. While also being the Orisha of ironwork, he is a deity of craftsmanship, any endeavor that involves the use of metal working tools he is present in to help guide the creator’s hands as they need to be, such as blacksmiths, building, and even technological development