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Egyptian Spindle Medium: Wood Period: Coptic Period (probably) Dimensions: Diam. 1 5/8 x 9 1/16 in. (4.2 x 23 cm)

Roundal with engraving of aurochs calf, 15,000 yrs old, bone, from Mas d'Azil, Ariège

Spindles made from the heartwood of New Guinea Rosewood, High Land Atoni Region, West Timor, Indonesia, early 20th century. Lengths: 7,74" to 10,23". These spindles were used supported in small or large bowls. Smaller bowls are sometimes made of coconut shells (bottom middle), larger ones can be woven baskets made of palm leaves in which a ceramic dish is placed .

Indonesia. Bottom-whorl-spindle from the whaling village of Lamalera, Lembata – East Indonesia, late 20th century. Bamboo and fish vertebrae. Length: 15,47".

Indonesia. Wooden spindles, Sasak People, Lombok Island, early to mid 20th century. 11.81" to 12.4".

Iceland. Large drop spindle with iron hook. 1805. Whorl diameter: 4.05". Length (with hook): 18.5".

Indonesia. Drop spindles from Timor with whorls of yet undetermined organic material, wood and ceramics. Lengths and weight: A = 9.05" (broken tip) / 15,92 g; B = 10.11" / 25,7 g; C = 11.61" / 24,95 g; D = 10.78" / 21,36 g; E = 9.52" / 23,36 g; F = 11.25" / 31,99 g. Early 20th century.

A 92-Year-Old Grandmother Creates A Spectacular Collection Of Embroidered Temari Spheres

A 92-Year-Old Grandmother Creates A Spectacular Collection Of Embroidered Temari Spheres

A 92-Year-Old Grandmother Creates A Spectacular Collection Of Embroidered Temari Spheres

A 92-Year-Old Grandmother Creates A Spectacular Collection Of Embroidered Temari Spheres

A 92-Year-Old Grandmother Creates A Spectacular Collection Of Embroidered Temari Spheres

A 92-Year-Old Grandmother Creates A Spectacular Collection Of Embroidered Temari Spheres

A 92-Year-Old Grandmother Creates A Spectacular Collection Of Embroidered Temari Spheres

A 92-Year-Old Grandmother Creates A Spectacular Collection Of Embroidered Temari Spheres

A 92-Year-Old Grandmother Creates A Spectacular Collection Of Embroidered Temari Spheres

A 92-Year-Old Grandmother Creates A Spectacular Collection Of Embroidered Temari Spheres

A 92-Year-Old Grandmother Creates A Spectacular Collection Of Embroidered Temari Spheres

A 92-Year-Old Grandmother Creates A Spectacular Collection Of Embroidered Temari Spheres

Fabric strip with cats and kittens. c. 500-200 BCE - Paracas culture, an important Andean society in Peru between approximately 800 BCE and 100 BCE, with an extensive knowledge of irrigation and water management.

"Winterfell" in sky to deep, icy blues; mossy greens, earth and bark brown; granite grey; snow white and hints and bits of golds, green, violets, etc. Brand, and I mean BRAND, new at Phydeaux Designs - order in any of Phydeaux's base yarns (click through the photo for more details). :)

Two 1,000-Year-Old Mummies Unearthed In Peru