Mateusz Wawrzyniak

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Turkmenistan – Mary, Ersary tribal silver top drop spindle. Circa 1920-1930s Size: 14″ long including top. 1/1/2″ diameter silver top. Turkmenistan – Mary, silver top wooden rot hand carved drop spindle. Silver tops will last long, rots always break and they have to change them on the way. Some of them has sayings on them against evil eye and harmful spirits.

Turkmenistan – Mary, Ersary tribal silver top drop spindle. Circa 1920-1930s Size: 14″ long including top. 1/1/2″ diameter silver top. Turkmenistan – Mary, silver top wooden rot hand carved drop spindle. Silver tops will last long, rots always break and they have to change them on the way. Some of them has sayings on them against evil eye and harmful spirits.

"Sassanian bone spindle whorl in use." The Sasanian Empire, known to its inhabitants as Ērānshahr and Ērān in Middle Persian, was the last Iranian empire before the rise of Islam, ruled by the Sasanian dynasty from 224 AD to 651 AD.

"Sassanian bone spindle whorl in use." The Sasanian Empire, known to its inhabitants as Ērānshahr and Ērān in Middle Persian, was the last Iranian empire before the rise of Islam, ruled by the Sasanian dynasty from 224 AD to 651 AD.

Spindle whorl of glass from an Iron Age tomb in Kville parish Tanum, Sweden.   Diameter 25 mm, thickness 15 mm.

Spindle whorl of glass from an Iron Age tomb in Kville parish Tanum, Sweden…

Ancienne Fusaiole Bois XIX ÈME Fuseau Dentelliere Fileuse Laine Italie.  Habetrot: the whorl is from Greece rather than Italy, I think.

Habetrot: the whorl is from Greece rather than Italy, I think.

Castell Henllys. "The Iron Age Celts' clothes might have looked like the tartan you see in Scotland and Ireland today, with checks and stripes. The Celts used berries and plants to dye the wool different colours."-BBC

"The Iron Age Celts' clothes might have looked like the tartan you see in Scotland and Ireland today, with checks and stripes. The Celts used berries and plants to dye the wool different colors.