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Scottish Whorl-less spindles called Dealgans or Farsadh. Gaelic speaking areas of the Highlands & Islands as well as the Canadian coastal areas settled by the Scots after Culloden used this for plying and for spinning from wool rolags. One type dates back to the 1700's. More on my blog URL missingspindle.blogspot.com

Norwegian stone whorl Runes: ‘Gunnhildr made the spindle whorl.’ Spindle whorl from Hoftuft farm, Aust-Agder.1000s? For more images, see also, http://www.runesnruins.com/runes/n188.htm

Navajo spinning using a long, bottom-whorl spindle, which is supported on the ground, and spun by running the shaft along the thigh.

Unique Glass Drop Spindles for Spinners from Ernst Glass - this looks so beautiful but I would be terrified of dropping it (because it's a "Drop" spindle) and breaking it.

Spindle whorls (from Birka, Sweden?) Link is about Norse clothes and how they were made (and doesn't say the whorls are from Birka)

Norwegian stone whorl Runes: ‘Gunnhildr made the spindle whorl.’ Spindle whorl from Hoftuft farm, Aust-Agder.1000s?

Removable Whorl Spindles, Many from my Perfectly Ordinary Medieval Spindle series. They will spin both Top weighted and Bottom weighted.