This Beautiful Turkish Drop Spindle created by RileyWoodAndFiberArt is a large and completely handmade from the finest hard and soft woods from around the world. The cross pieces or "whorl" is Quarter-Sawn White Oak and the shaft is hand turned from Maple.
This spindle weighs approximately 28.5 grams and is suitable for spinning finer yarns. The whorl on this spindle is about 5 inches wide overall and the shaft is roughly 8 1/4 inches long.
Turkish spindles are very fun to spin on. With the idea that you're creating a center pull ball as you are spinning and winding on. And winding on has become an art in itself. Also, if you are familiar with the park and draft method, these spindles are ideal.
Turkish Spindles are very fun to spin fiber on, you create a center pull ball, and if you're a beginner beginner can utilize the park and draft method very easily.