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Spindle Whorls

Lindy Crewe

Spindle Whorls

A Study of Form, Function and Decoration in Prehistoric Bronze Age Cyprus (Pocket-Book , No 149)

by Lindy Crewe

  • 189 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Coronet Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archaeology,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12855105M
    ISBN 109170811768
    ISBN 109789170811760

    Spindles Our popular well-balanced top-whorl drop spindles are designed to give the longest possible spin. The notched whorls make tracking your fiber easy and Jonathan’s hand-made hooks keep your yarn securely in place with no extra wraps. Our four convenient sizes — Featherweight™, Mini™, Midi™ and Maxi™ — offer you the widest range possible in Drop Spindles Read More». Book Accessories Children's Books Art & Photography Books top whorl drop spindle with cherry finish, " spoked whorl with notch for yarn, 10" long, oz. with brass hook essiespinner. From shop essiespinner. 5 out of 5 stars () reviews.

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   The presence of spindle whorls underlines the symbolic significance of weaving that has been documented to be associated with females and with Chak’Chel (great or red rainbow), the aged goddess of curing and childbirth in Classic times.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Raymond, Louis C. Spindle whorls in archaeology. Greeley, Colo.: Museum of Anthropology, University of Northern Colorado. 15 Jul - Explore wulfgarthebard's board "Spindle whorls with writing", which is followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Vikings, Metal working and Drop spindle.7 pins.


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For a top whorl drop spindle, you'll position your recycled CD about 2 inches down from the hook. For a bottom whorl drop spindle, you'll position the CD about Susan Point: Spindle Whorl surveys Point’s entire career through more than a hundred artworks that take the spindle whorl as their starting point.

It features a number of new works made specifically for this exhibition and will be accompanied by an extensively illustrated page hardcover book. The book is co-published by Black Dog. Spindle whorls are not necessary for making cords or threads, although they vastly improve the process, and they appear in the archaeological record during the Neolithic period worldwide at various times (the "Neolithic package" including agriculture and other complexities appeared in different places at different times around the world).

The earliest example I found in the literature is. These clay spindle whorls, or torteros, were made in Ecuador approximately 1, years ago. The decoration on the whorls includes pelicans and the jaguar, both creatures important to the people in Central and South America.

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For ages the whorls have been made of many different materials: amber, antler, bone, ceramic, coral, glass, metal (iron, lead, lead alloy), and wood ().Some types of local materials have been also used, such as chalk, limestone, mudstone, sandstone, slate, and soapstone.

Spindle whorls, or malacates in both Spanish and Nahuatl, are perforated disks used in the production of spun fiber. Handspinning involves a wooden spindle and whorl, with the whorl acting as a flywheel to maintain inertia when the spindle is given a sharp twist.

Spinning in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica was done using two principal methods: "drop-spinning," where the spindle and whorl were spun. Aztec Spindle Whorls and Their Iconography Spindle whorls is a relatively common artefact in Aztec archaeological excavations (Brumfiel ), and can be grouped into two categories: large ones for spinning agave fiber and smaller ones (typically measuring between Fig.

Nahua couples as represented in Anales de Tepeaca (c. Hannah and the Spindle Whorl, Carol Anne Shaw's debut YA novel, is a compelling blend of educational young adult literature and Canadian folklore.

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What whorls do I have? Each new wheel comes with a medium and a fast speed whorl. If you don’t know what size whorls you have, download this ruler to help measure your whorls.

What do whorls do? Whorls allow the bobbin to turn at a particular speed in relation to .Hannah & the Spindle Whorl is my debut novel, and is set in the seaside community of Cowichan Bay, BC.

Book #2 of the series, Hannah & the Salish Sea, was published in February ofand book #3, Hannah & the WIld Woods, was published in October The Hannah series is published by Ronsdale Press of Vancouver, BC/5(34).Top Whorl – These spindles are configured with the whorl at the top.

Ideal for learning to spin with the "park and draft" method, these spindles can spin any yarn. Bottom Whorl – These spindles are designed with the whorl at the bottom. Turkish spindles fall into this category, but use two cross spars, rather than a whorl, to weight the.