This is a new item for Grizzly Mountain Arts! Each travel sized set of handspinning tools includes a mini vegan ivory tagua nut Druid's egg support spindle, and a ceramic support spinning bowl with travel pouch. The tagua nut, also known as vegetable ivory, was beautifully carved by Dave to represent a Druid's Egg. Additional photos of these beautiful fiber art tools can be found in our Etsy shop.
Friday, June 15, 2012
Monday, June 11, 2012
This is a new item for Grizzly Mountain Arts! Walnut, Paduak and Figured Maple are the woods chosen by Dave for these beautiful 8 inch long mini phang support spindles. Each mini phang travel set comes with it's own earthenware ceramic spindle bowl and zippered pouch. Additional photos can be found at the Etsy listing for each of these handspinning tools.
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Friday, June 08, 2012
Thursday, June 07, 2012
Myrtlewood, cocobolo, Swiss pear and Hawaiian golden pheasant wood was used by Dave to craft these gorgeous French spool knitters. Each spool knitter also comes with a matching wood and brass loop lifter. Additional photos of each beautiful fiber art tool can be found in our Etsy shop.
Maple and walnut are the woods chosen by Dave for these two new nostepindes. The maple nostepinde is 10 1/2 inches in length, and the walnut is 10 1/2 inches. Dave has adorned both of these beautiful yarn ball winders with his signature pyrographic leaf motif.
These three fossil mammoth ivory nalbinding needles have been added to our Etsy shop. The lengths are 2 1/2 inches, 3 3/4 inches and 4 3/4 inches.
Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Dave has crafted the 2 3/8 inch diameter notched whorl of this top whorl drop spindle from holly, and the 10 inch shaft from walnut. A brass hook has been added to the top, and the whorl has been adorned with a floral motif. The weight of this beautiful handspinning tool is 0.7 ounces. Additional photos can be found at our Etsy shop listing for this spindle.