Saturday, March 13, 2010

Honduras Rosewood, Ebony and Maple Burl Top Whorl Drop Spindle

Dave has created this 9 1/2 inch long top whorl drop spindle from Honduras Rosewood, Ebony and Maple burl. The 2 1/2 inch diameter notched whorl was crafted from Honduras Rosewood and Maple Burl. The naturally occurring cavities of the Maple burl have been filled with turquoise and brass. The shaft was crafted from Ebony. This gorgeous spindle weights 1.4 ounces. A brass hook has been added.