Mahtan The Smith
It is not know when he was born. It seems that he never died.
Father of Nerdanel, a great smith under the Service of AulŽ (an Aulendur). He valued copper over gold and was know as Urundil (copper-lover). He wore a band of copper about his head. His hair had glints of coppery-red in it.
An Aulendur is someone who had devoted to the Vala AulŽ. Applied especially to the persons or families among the —oldor who entered AulŽís service and received instruction from him. His previous name was Mathan, and this is the one that appears in The Silmarillion, but it appears that his real name was Sarmo.
Information taken from: The Peoples of Middle-earth: The Shibboleth of FŽanor.
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