Thursday, November 06, 2008

Mammoth Ivory and Rosewood Top Whorl Drop Spindle

Dave has just completed another of his gorgeous drop spindles! This one has been carved from a beautiful piece of dark East Indian Rosewood. A graceful leaf motif has been carved into the mammoth ivory accent piece. This spindle has been initialed and dated on the whorl bottom by Dave, the maker.

Type: Top whorl
Whorl: 2 1/4 inches
Length: 10 inches (not including brass top hook).
Wt: 1.3 Oz Lightweight
Materials: Hand carved mammoth ivory and dark East Indian Rosewood
Other: Brass tip/bumper protector