Thursday, August 19, 2010

Honduras Rosewood, East Indian Rosewood and Fossil Walrus Ivory Top Whorl Drop Spindle




The beautiful 2 1/2 inch diameter notched whorl of the top whorl drop spindle on the right above was crafted from Honduran rosewood. Dave has adorned the whorl with fossil walrus ivory. The 8 1/2 inch long shaft was turned from East Indian rosewood. This spindle weights 1.2 ounces.  Due to export restrictions, this item is available for U.S. shipping only.


The 2 1/2 inch diameter notched whorl of the top whorl drop spindle on the left above, was crafted from a gorgeous piece of spalted maple. Dave has adorned the whorl with fossil mammoth ivory. The shaped 9 inch long shaft was turned from leopardwood. This spindle weights 1.0 ounces.